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DUFFY, Mary (Sister Mary Falicita)

    Cambria Freeman, 30 Oct 1903, Contributed by Patty Millich

Sister Mary Falicita of the Order of Sisters of St. Joseph, whose funeral took place in Ebensburg Friday morning last, died at the convent of the same order at Baden, Beaver county, Wednesday morning, October 21, 1903, in the 30th year of her age. Sister Falicita suffered from consumption for four and a half years previous to her death. She entered the convent in this place 15 years ago. Her name in the world was Miss Mary Duffy of Straitsville, Ohio. She had a sister, Miss Gertrude Duffy, who was also a sister of the same order and died at the convent at Gallitzin some 14 years ago.

A Solemn High Mass was celebrated at Baden, Thursday, and when the remains reached Ebensburg, another mass was celebrated in the convent chapel with Chaplin O'Donnell of the Baden convent as celebrant, assisted by Fathers Deasy of Gallitzin and Ryan of Lilly, Boyle of Johnstown, and McHugh of Soho, Pittsburg, after which interment was made in the Sisters' plot in the Catholic cemetery here. A large number of sisters from the Baden convent attended the funeral.

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