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Sister Corinne Avila, PBVM

May 11, 2017

22 Avila MUGPresentation Sister Corinne Avila (Sister Mary Sacred Heart) died April 19 at the Presentation Motherhouse in San Francisco. Sister Corinne was born in 1923, and entered the Sisters of the Presentation July 8, 1944. Among her family members is the late Jesuit Brother Joe Avila.

Sister Corinne held an undergraduate degree from the University of San Francisco and during a 33-year teaching career taught at schools including St. Teresa, San Francisco. After retiring from full-time teaching, she worked as a teacher’s aide for 14 years at Nativity School in Menlo Park.

Sister Corinne moved to the Presentation Motherhouse in 2004 and since that time had been engaged in various volunteer ministries there and the ministry of prayer.

A funeral Mass was celebrated May 3 at the Presentation Motherhouse with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma.

Remembrances may be sent to Sisters of the Presentation, Development Office, 281 Masonic Ave., San Francisco 94118.

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