All Souls Mortuary
4400 Cherry Ave
Long Beach, CA 90807
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1926 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Murtagh, Sr. Annunciata, PBVM

Sr. Annunciata Murtagh entered eternal life on March 12, 2014 at the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange Regina Residence. She was born on April 8, 1926, in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. Sr. Annunciata is pre-deceased by her parents Thomas and Mary; her brothers, Thomas, Liam, Patrick and Oliver. She is survived by her sister, Sr. Clara of the Holy Rosary Congregation, Dympna Newman; and her brother, Fr. Fintan, a Columban priest; her sister-in-law, Una; her nieces, Theresa Newman-Morrissey and Hilary Murtagh; and her nephews, Justin and Garret Murtagh.

She entered the Presentation Sisters in 1944 and served as a teacher for many years in Ireland, Birmingham, Alabama and Cypress, California. She also served as Provincial Leader of the U. S. Province of the Presentation Sisters. In 1991 she joined the staff of St. Bonaventure Church as Director of Bereavement and Pastoral Ministry.

The Vigil will be held Wednesday, March 19 at 5:00 PM, St. Bonaventure Church, 16400 Springdale St., Huntington Beach, CA 92649. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, March 20, 10 AM, St. Bonaventure Church followed by interment at All Souls Cemetery, 4400 Cherry Avenue, Long beach, CA 90807.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Presentation Sisters Retirement Fund.

Published in Orange County Register on Mar. 18, 2014
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