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Sr Maria Andrea Corsina Halahan
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1853
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 1876
Ontario, Canada

Sister Maria Andrea Corsina Halahan, SSND

First Profession August 28, 1874


On November 7, 1876, Mother Mary Caroline Friess reported the death of the first School Sister to die in Canada, Sister Andrea.

As a child, Sister Andrea was educated by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, first in the parish grade school and then as a boarder in Belleville, Illinois. As an SSND, she helped to open Immaculate Conception, Formosa, Ontario, in 1872. This was only the second SSND mission in Canada. In March 1876 Sister Andrea developed a severe inflammation of the lungs which led to her death. The sisters in her community were impressed with the way she prepared for death. Sister Andrea was 23 years old when she died.

 
 
Burial:
Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Cemetery
Formosa
Bruce County
Ontario, Canada
 
Maintained by: Zoe
Originally Created by: AnnieSings
Record added: Aug 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57492847
 


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 Added: Oct. 13, 2014

-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 13, 2014
RIP - The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light!
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 Added: Jan. 13, 2014
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