Sister Margaret Erhart, RSCJ
January 11th, 2016
Sacred Heart Sister Margaret Erhart died Dec. 17 at the sisters’ Oakwood retirement facility in Atherton. She was 96 years old.
Sister Margaret entered the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1943, taking first vows in 1945 and final profession in 1951. Sister Margaret held a graduate degree in education from St. Louis University and her more than 40 year ministry found her mostly in Sacred Heart schools in the St. Louis area.
In 1985 she began parish ministry in New Mexico and later in Florida. In 2004, as her health declined, Sister Margaret moved to the Oakwood retirement center.
Survivors include her sister of Little Rock, Arkansas, and nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 9 at Oakwood with burial in the community’s cemetery there. Memorial contributions may be made to the Society of the Sacred Heart, 4120 Forest Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63108.
From January 14, 2016 issue of Catholic San Francisco.