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Sr Edna Marie Houston

Sr Edna Marie Houston

Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 13 Mar 1999 (aged 87)
Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 17511233 · View Source
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SISTER EDNA MARIE HOUSTON, RSM, 87, of St. Mary Convent, Bay View, 3070 Pawtucket Ave., died yesterday at Rhode Island Hospital.
Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Ambrose and Eva (Pariseau) Houston. She was formerly known as Sister Mary Arsenius. She entered the Sisters of Mercy on Sept. 8, 1932, and was professed March 12, 1935.
Sister was involved from 1936 to 1962 in community services at Mercy Home in Newport, Mount St. Rita Convent in Cumberland, St. John the Baptist Convent in New Bedford, Mount St. Mary Convent in Fall River, and St. Aloysius Home in Greenville. She was assigned to St. Vincent Home in Fall River, as a child-care conselor, from 1962 until she retired to St. Mary Convent, Bay View, in 1994.
She leaves two sisters, M. Monice Houston, RSM, of Riverside and Marjorie H. Harker of Cumberland, and five nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Lillian Houston, RSM, and William and Peter Houston.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary Convent Chapel, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sr Edna Marie Houston (6 Dec 1911–13 Mar 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17511233, citing Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by TLH (contributor 46812087) .