Sr Emelene Matocha

Sr Emelene Matocha

Birth
Cameron, Milam County, Texas, USA
Death 3 Aug 2004 (aged 84)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 83486647 · View Source
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Sister Emelene Matocha, 84, a Sister of Divine Providence, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 3, 2004 in McCullough Hall Nursing Center at Our Lady of the Lake Convent.

She was born in Cameron, TX on August 19, 1919 to B.J. Matocha and Annie Stecher Matocha, and received the baptismal name Leona.

She entered the Congregation of Divine Providence on June 3, 1933 and became a novice on June 21, 1936, at which time she received the name Sister Emelene.

She made her first profession of vows as a Sister of Divine Providence on June 22, 1937.

Sister Emelene began her ministerial life in music and education at Our Lady of the Lake in 1937. In the years that followed, she taught music at schools in Louisiana and Texas.

Services for Sister Emelene Matocha will be a Rosary on Tuesday, August 3, 2004 at 6:00 P.M. and a Wake at 6:30 P.M.

There will be a Memorial Mass, in lieu of a Funeral Mass because she's donating her body to science, on Wednesday, August 4, 2004 at 10:30 A.M. All Services will be in Annunciation Chapel at Our Lady of the Lake Convent Center.

In lieu of flowers, you may wish to make a memorial contribution to the Sisters of Divine Providence, 515 S.W. 24th Street, San Antonio, TX 78207-4619.

[from San Antonio Express-News, 4 Aug 2004]


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  • Maintained by: Lisa Bailey
  • Originally Created by: LKat
  • Added: 15 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83486647
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sr Emelene Matocha (19 Aug 1919–3 Aug 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83486647, citing Sisters of Divine Providence Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Lisa Bailey (contributor 47478285) .