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Sister SC Mary Coleman Kilkeary


1934 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Sister  SC Mary Coleman Kilkeary Obituary
Sister Mary Coleman Kilkeary, SC, 100, died at Caritas Christi, the motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill in Greensburg, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Born in Pittsburgh, she entered the Sisters of Charity March 25, 1934, from Resurrection Parish, Brookline. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Sara (Keenan) Kilkeary; three brothers, Joseph, James and John; and a sister, Sister Ann Agnes, SC. She is survived by nieces and nephews. An elementary school teacher and principal, Sister Mary Coleman taught in the Pittsburgh Diocese at St. Kieran, St. Luke and Holy Innocent schools. She was principal at St. James School, Wilkinsburg, and vice principal at Resurrection School in Brookline. Her other assignments included teaching in Altoona, Scottsdale, Ariz. and Lakewood, Calif. In 1976, she began working in the treasurer's office of the Sisters of Charity as an insurance clerk and as administrator of the congregation's social security and PACE programs. Well-loved for her generosity and dry wit, Sister Mary Coleman retired to Caritas Christi, the motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity, in 1999, where she continued to volunteer her services.
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, in Caritas Christi Motherhouse, Mt. Thor Road, Greensburg, PA 15601. A vigil will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, and a funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb 24, in the Motherhouse.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of Charity, De Paul Center, 144 DePaul Center Road, Greensburg, PA 15601. For more information, visit the website, www.scsh.org.
Published in Greensburg Tribune Review on Feb. 23, 2018
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