A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 19 at Sacred Heart Manor Chapel in Hamden, Conn., for Sister Marie (Angelita) Christofani, who taught in St. Louis in the 1950s.
Sister Marie, 97, died Jan. 16 at Sacred Heart Manor in Hamden. Born in New Haven, Conn., she entered the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in New Haven in 1934. She professed first vows in the congregation in 1937 in New Haven and her perpetual vows in 1943 in Oakmont, Penn.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 16 for Alexian Brother Ronald Ruberg, who died Jan. 11. He was 99 years old and a member of the Alexian Brothers Congregation living at the Alexian Health and Rehab Center in Signal Mountain, Tenn.
Born Robert Irving Ruberg in Anderson, Ind., Brother Ronald had a twin brother, Richard, who preceeded him in death. He entered the Alexian Brothers at Signal Mountain in 1947 and pronounced his life commitment in the congregation in 1954. He lived 68 years as an Alexian Brother and was looking forward to his 100th birthday in February.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Dec. 23 at Nazareth Living Center Chapel in south St. Louis County for Sister Rose de Lima Seyfried, CSJ, a retired educator who spent more than two decades in pastoral ministry at Sacred Heart Parish in Crystal City.
Sister Rose, 90, died Dec. 20 at Nazareth of pneumonia.