Deaths in Franciscan Communities

HNP Communications Franciscan World

The Province is mourning the passing of two Franciscan sisters of whose deaths the friars recently learned.

Sr. Mary Lourdes Donovan, OSF, 87, of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, N.Y., died Aug. 17 at St. Elizabeth Motherhouse in Allegany.

Sr. Patricia Ellen Cosgrove, OSF, 85, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 63 years, died on Sept. 18 in Philadelphia. A native of Baltimore, her ministry primarily focused on healthcare.

Editor’s note: HNP Today publishes news of the deaths of Franciscan brothers, priests and sisters. Information should be emailed to the HNP Communications Office.

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