Sister M. Jeanne Gallagher, I.H.M., dies

By Catholic Review Staff 

A funeral Mass for Sister, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary M. Jeanne Gallagher was offered Nov. 20 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa. Sister Jeanne died Nov. 16. She was 87.

A native of Scranton, Sister Jeanne entered the religious order in 1943.

From 1946 to 2003 Sister Jeanne served as a teacher and principal at schools in New York, Pennsylvania and in the Archdiocese of Washington.

She served as principal of St. Bernardine Special Education School in Baltimore from 1963 to 1972.

Sister Jeanne served as an instructor at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Educational Enrichment Institute at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Center in Scranton from 2003 to 2008. She served as a prayer minister at Our Lady of Peace Residence from 2008 until her death.

Sister Jeanne earned a bachelor’s in education from Marywood College in Scranton and a master’s in special education from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wis.

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