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Sister Margaret Mary Hoffman, RSCJ
June 7th, 2016

Religious of the Sacred Heart Sister Margaret Mary Hoffman died May 14 at her community’s retirement facility Oakwood in Atherton. She was 80 years old and a religious for 44 years.

Born in Detroit, she was “known for her pastoral care and her work with the poor and the elderly, most notably at the Thenstead Center in Grand Coteau, Louisiana,” the sisters said.

A funeral Mass was celebrated May 26 in the Oakwood Chapel. A memorial Mass will be celebrated on June 18 at St. Charles Borromeo Church, in Grand Coteau, Louisiana with burial in the Society of the Sacred Heart Cemetery.

Sister Margaret Mary is survived by her brother Robert Palmer of Texas, as well as nephews and nieces.

Remembrances may be made to the Society of the Sacred Heart, 4120 Forest Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63108.

From June 9, 2016 issue of Catholic San Francisco.


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