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Sister Kathleen Corbett


1934 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Sister  Kathleen Corbett Obituary
January 26, 1934 - November 27, 2016 Corbett, Sr. Kathleen, C.S.J., age 82, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA; a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet since March 19, 1952. Sister Kathleen Corbett was born in San Francisco and was a "San Franciscan" her entire life. In her younger years, she was very athletic - swimming, playing volleyball, basketball and tennis. Kathleen's years of ministry were in elementary education where she served in both Southern and Northern California. She also ministered for 16 years in the Office for the Missions in the Diocese of San Diego and later at Alta Bates Hospital in Oakland as a Chaplain. Kathleen lived with a sense of humor, had a great audible laugh, infectious smile and a willingness to help others. She sincerely loved and cared about members of her Community, the people with whom she worked and children of all ages. She is survived by her sister Mary McCaffrey and a brother Rev. Eugene J. Corbett, S.J. of Los Gatos, CA. A Service of Remembrance will be Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 4:30pm with Funeral Liturgy at 6:30pm both at Carondelet Center, Los Angeles. The niche side service will be Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 10:00am at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA. Donations in memory of Sister Kathleen Corbett may be sent to: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, 11999 Chalon Road, Los Angeles, CA 90049. Visit Rice Mortuary's website, www.LAfuneral.com to send the family messages,share memories, or to obtain directions to the services.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Dec. 7 to Dec. 8, 2016
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