Sr. Mary Salvador, CP

A funeral Mass was celebrated May 13 for Sister Mary Salvador of the Heart of Jesus at the Passionist Nuns Monastery Chapel of the Immaculate Conception in Ellisville. Sister Mary Salvador died May 8 at the Passionist Nuns Monastery. She was 75.A native of New Orleans, she was baptized Eleanor Ann Bologna. She entered religious life as a Sister of Christian Charity, beginning as an aspirant in 1952. She entered the community in 1957, receiving the religious name Sister Mary Salvador. She professed her first vows in 1959 and her perpetual vows in 1965. She earned a bachelor's degree in history from Mundelein College in Chicago in 1961 and began a ministry of education. She was a teacher at Catholic schools in Illinois and Louisiana.

In 1976, Sister Mary Salvador transferred from the Sisters of Christian Charity to the Cloistered Passionist Nuns in Ellisville, "to our great joy," said her Passionist co-religious. She served there until her death.

Burial was in the monastery cemetery.

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