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Sister Marjorie Wakelin, SHF

October 12, 2017

30 Wakelin09a MUGHoly Family Sister Marjorie Wakelin died Sept. 17 at the Motherhouse of the Sisters of the Holy Family in Fremont. She was 86 years old and entered the Sisters of the Holy Family from St. Mary’s Cathedral July 2, 1949. She was Sister Eucharista until changing to her baptismal name.

Sister Marjorie was a pastoral associate at St. Timothy Parish, San Mateo, from 1991-2002. She also served in religious education in parishes in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and as executive director for the Northern California branch of the Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility from 1983-1988.

“Sister Marjorie was passionate about justice for the poor, a concern reflected in her work at ICCR as well as throughout her parish work and life in community,” the sisters said.

A memorial Mass for Sister Marjorie will be held at a date in the future the sisters said. Remembrances may be made to the Sisters of the Holy Family, P.O. Box 3248, Fremont 94539.

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