RICHARD Jeannette Rose

Name of religious sister: Sister Jeannette
Year of religious profession: 1949
Date and place of birth: 18/08/1926, Reading, Pennsylvania
Age: 97
Date and place of death: December 31, 2023 at St. Joseph Living Center, Windham, CT
– Date and place of funeral: Friday, January 5, 2024
at 11 a.m., at St. Joseph Church, Willimantic, CT

Some facts about her life:
Sr. Jeannette held a B.S. in Accounting from Annhurst College in South Woodstock, CT and an M.A. in Business Education from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.  Her first assignments were as a teacher in Hartford, CT, Swanton Vt and Putnam, CT until being appointed the Provincial Treasurer for the Daughters of the Holy Spirit in Putnam, CT in 1971.  From 1980-83 she served as the office manager at a legal clinic for rural poor and migrants in Federalsburg, MD. Returning to CT, she became the secretary at Roncalli Institute in Cromwell, CT then in 1985 the Administrative Assistant at Center City Churches, Hartford, CT until her retirement in 1999.  Throughout her career, Sr. Jeannette participated on numerous boards and committees throughout New England. She joined the community at the Provincial House in Putnam in 2011 and then the community at St Joseph Living Center in 2018.

May God welcome her in his light!