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Sr Mary B. Bialy White

Sr Mary B. Bialy White

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 Jun 2008 (aged 95)
Hermitage, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Hermitage, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Nun, teacher volunteered at local Catholic centers

Sister Mary White (Benilda) of John XXIII Home, Hermitage,
a sister of the Holy Family of Nazareth Order, passed away quietly at 12:43 p.m. Sunday (6-22-08) in the home of natural causes. She was 95.

Sister Mary was born on Saturday, May 31, 1913, in
Cuddy, Pa., a small town outside Pittsburgh, as the oldest
daughter of Adalbert and Catherine Krupa (Biala).

At eight years of age, Mary heard God's calling and when
she became of age at 13, was permitted to enter Mount
Nazareth Academy, Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth
in Bellevue, Pa. Mary continued her education at Villa
Maria College in Erie, and Mercy College in Michigan.

A dedicated teacher, Sister Mary taught grade school at
her parish, St. Ignatius School, Glendale, near Carnegie, Pa. She taught in Erie and then spent her remaining
classroom time teaching in Michigan.
On Aug. 14, 1960, Sister Mary Benilda celebrated her
25th anniversary in religious life that was attended by her
mother, siblings and spouses, nieces, and nephews.

Returning to Sharon, Sister Mary continued her vocation
by attending St. Adalbert's Church, Farrell, and dedicated
many volunteer hours at St. Paul's Center and Prince
of Peace Center in Farrell.

She is survived by her brother-in-law, Reginald E.Vernon
(Josephine White) and many nieces and nephews
and greatnieces and great-nephews.

Sister Mary was preceded in death by her parents; eight
brothers, Frank, John, Edward, William, Martin, Joseph, Stanley and George White; and three sisters, Lottie
Campbell, Clara White and Josephine Vernon.

The immediate family would like to give special thanks to the caregivers and the employees of John XXIII Home and suggest that in lieu of flowers, all memorial contributions be made to John XXIII Home, 2250 Shenango Valley Freeway, Hermitage 16148.

Sister Mary (Benilda), 95, Hermitage. Calling hours: 10:30 a.m. to time of Mass on Wednesday (6-25-08) in
St. Adalbert's Church, 1035 Fruit Ave., Farrell. Friends may e-mail condolences to McGonigleFuneral- Service: Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. Wednesday (6-25-08) in the church with the Rev. Charles D. Skinner, retired priest, as celebrant.

Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery, Hermitage, Pa.






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  • Find A Grave Memorial 62713286
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sr Mary B. Bialy White (31 May 1913–22 Jun 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62713286, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Hermitage, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Andrea Grega (contributor 47056707) .