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SISTER JAMES FRANCES ((M. Ronayne Powers)) POWERS CSJ Obituary
SISTER JAMES FRANCES POWERS, CSJ (M. Ronayne Powers), in her 65th year as a beloved member of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston, died Saturday, June 11, 2016. Devoted only child of the late James M. Powers and Geraldine F. (McLaughlin) Powers. Sister is survived by Jane Daly and many other dear cousins, the family of Sister Claire Browne (Sister Allen), and her Sisters in the Congregation. Formerly missioned as food provider at the convents of St. Paul, Hingham; St. John, Quincy; St. Brendan, Dorchester; Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse, Milton; Sacred Heart, Newton Centre; Cardinal Spellman, Brockton; and at Bethany Hospital, Framingham. For many years Sister served as the administrator of St. Joseph Manor, Dorchester. Following the closing of the Manor, Sister James Frances returned to Cardinal Spellman in Brockton where she served as office assistant for over 22 years. Visiting hours at Holy Spirit Chapel, Bethany Health Care Center, 97 Bethany Road, Framingham, Friday, June 17, 2016, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Prayer Service at 10:15 a.m. followed by the Funeral Mass and Prayers of Final Commendation at 10:30 a.m. Burial: ALL WILL MEET at Oak Grove Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. at 230 Playstead Road, Medford, MA. Arrangements by Norton Funeral Home, FRAMINGHAM. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Sisters of Saint Joseph, c/o Mission Advancement, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135. Norton Funeral Home Framingham, MA
Published in The Boston Globe from June 15 to June 16, 2016
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