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Sr. Barbara Marie (Anthony Mary) Mullen SHCJ


1929 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Sr. Barbara Marie (Anthony Mary) Mullen SHCJ Obituary
February 20, 1929 - June 12, 2016 A religious of the Holy Child Jesus for 66 years, Sr. Barbara died at the age of 87 at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, Calif. A longtime administrator and teacher at Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena, Sr. Barbara is remembered for her message of gratitude, joy and faith in God's love. Born in Lansford, Pa. in 1929, she entered the Society of the Holy Child Jesus in 1947 in Rosemont, Pa. She received her bachelor's from Villanova University and master's in educational psychology and guidance from Fordham University. She received teacher's credentials in New York and California. In 2000, she received a master's in feminist spirituality and continued her love of learning in religious education at Immaculate Heart College, Stanford University and Columbia University. Sr. Barbara was a dedicated and well-loved teacher and administrator all her life. She taught at St. Edward's, St. Leonard's and St. James in Philadelphia, Pa. She was principal at Sts. Peter and Paul in New York, St. Leonard's and St. James. She also served as principal of Assumption in Pasadena. She took a well-earned sabbatical in England, returning to California to teach at Alverno High School in Sierra Madre and Bellarmine-Jefferson High School in Burbank. During the last 25 years she served at Mayfield. She was pre-deceased by her parents, three brothers and a sister. She will be greatly missed by her SHCJ sisters, her brother- and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, Mayfield students, faculty and staff, caregivers and many friends. Mass of Resurrection will be at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 311 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena on Friday, June 17 at 11 a.m. Burial will be private.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on June 15, 2016
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