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Sr Margaret (Patricia Maria) Coyle

Sr Margaret (Patricia Maria) Coyle

Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Death 22 Aug 1988 (aged 86)
Marylhurst, Clackamas County, Oregon, USA
Burial Marylhurst, Clackamas County, Oregon, USA
Plot South Side, Row 11, Plot 16
Memorial ID 49440456 · View Source
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Oregonian, 26 August 1988:

Mass of Christian Burial was said for Sister Patricia Maria (Margaret) Coyle at 4 p.m. Wednesday in the Convent Chapel at Marylhurst.

Sister Coyle died Monday of a heart attack in Marylhurst Care Center. She was 86.

She was born June 4, 1902, in Lincoln, Neb. She moved with her family to Hood River in 1903 and to Portland in 1906. She graduated from St. Agatha School and St. Mary's Academy.

She received a bachelor of arts degree from Marylhurst College and a master's degree in theology from the Catholic University extension at Dominican College in San Rafael, Calif.

She did further graduate work in theological studies at Marquette University in Milwaukee.

She entered the novitiate of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary at Marylhurst in 1919 and later began a teaching career that lasted 45 years. Schools staffed by the Sisters of the Holy Names where she taught were in Salem, Medford, Astoria, The Dalles and Seattle. She also taught at Marylhurst College.

She retired in 1974 and celebrated 60 years as a Sister of the Holy Names in 1961.

Survivors include her brother, Edward A. of San Jose, Calif.; her sister, Sister Helen Anne Coyle of Marylhurst; nieces and nephews; and members of her religious community.

Burial will be in the convent cemetery at Marylhurst.

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Sister Patricia Maria
Margaret Coyle
June 4, 1902
Aug. 22, 1988




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