Sr M. Faith Brown

Photo added by Fran Fasolka, IHM

Sr M. Faith Brown

  • Birth 15 Mar 1916 Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 17 Apr 2007 Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Moscow, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot IHM Sisters Section; Block 5; Lot 15-3R
  • Memorial ID 34002828

Sister M. Faith Brown, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on April 17, at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton.

Born on May 15, 1916 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Andrew A. Brown and Helen D. Jordan. She entered the IHM Congregation on September 8, 1934 and made her temporary profession of vows on May 3, 1937 and her final profession of vows on August 1, 1940.

She served as a teacher at St. Peter of Alcantara Elementary School in Port Washington, N.Y. from 1937 to 1942; Our Lady of Mount Carmel Elementary School in Asbury Park, N.J. from 1942 to 1943; Most Holy Rosary High School in Syracuse, N.Y. from 1943 to 1949; St. Ann High School in Scranton from 1949 to 1951; St. John High School in Pittston from 1951 to 1953; St. Patrick High School in Olyphant from 1953 to 1956; St. Rose High School in Carbondale from 1956 to 1958; St. Mary of the Mount High School in Pittsburgh from 1958 to 1968; Immaculata High School in New York, N.Y. from 1969 to 1971; Kingston Catholic High School in Kingston from 1971 to 1973; St. Alphonsus High School in New York, N.Y. from 1976 to 1980; Bishop Hannan High School in Scranton from 1980 to 1982. She was the principal at Holy Rosary High School in Scranton from 1968 to 1969. She served as administrator at the Marian Convent in Scranton from 1973 to 1976. She served as a chaplain at the Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y. from 1982 to 1986; and as a pastoral minister at Most Holy Rosary Parish in Syracuse, N.Y. from 1986 to 1991. She served on the staff at the Fricchione Day Care Center at Marywood University from 1999 to 2001. From 2001 to until the time of her death she served as a prayer minister at the Marian Convent and at Our Lady of Peace Residence.

She received a Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Arts degree both in English from Marywood College.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert F. Brown.

She is survived by a sister, Kathryn B. Walsh of Dunmore.

The funeral will be Friday, April 20, at 10:30 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Peace Residence, 2300 Adams Avenue in Scranton. Interment will be at St. Catherine Cemetery, Moscow. Friends may call at Our Lady of Peace Residence on Thursday, April 19, between 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to support the retired IHM Sisters c/o the IHM Sisters Retirement Fund, IHM Center, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509.


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  • Created by: Fran Fasolka, IHM
  • Added: 19 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34002828
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sr M. Faith Brown (15 Mar 1916–17 Apr 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34002828, citing Saint Catherine's Cemetery, Moscow, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Fran Fasolka, IHM (contributor 47097187) .