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Sister Marguerite (Kathleen) McLoughlin RSHM


1919 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Sister Marguerite (Kathleen) McLoughlin RSHM Obituary
February 10, 1919 - August 7, 2016 A Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary for 78 years, Sister Marguerite McLoughlin died on Sunday, August 7, 2016, at the age of 97, at Regina Residence in Orange, CA. Born in County Antrim, Ireland, she was educated at SHM School in Lisburn, and made her Novitiate in Tarrytown, New York. She received a BA in English from Marymount College, Tarrytown, an MS in Mathematics from Fordham University, and an MA in Theology from Manhattanville College. A lover of learning, she attended many Biblical, Spiritual and Leadership workshops and conferences throughout her life. Sister Marguerite taught for over 20 years at Marymount Fifth Avenue, Marymount Tarrytown, and Marymount Palos Verdes College. She was Formation Mistress in Tarrytown Novitiate for 13 years. For 2 years she was in Spiritual Ministry at St. Mark's House of Prayer, Sag Harbor, NY. She also had a Spiritual Direction ministry in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Sister Marguerite was in Province Leadership in California and spent 5 years in Rome. In later years she was in Parish Ministry at St. Francis de Sales, St. Jerome, and St. Frances Cabrini Parishes. She was retired at Casa Guadalupe in Montebello for 10 years during which time she was involved in a weekly Bible Study group at Miraculous Medal Parish. Her final 2 years were spent at Regina Residence in Orange. A woman of deep prayer, strong faith, she was deeply committed to our RSHM community, spirit and charism. Sister Marguerite was one of 9 children and was predeceased by her parents, 3 brothers, 3 sisters, and is survived by her brother Liam in Connecticut, her brother Neal in Northern Ireland as well as many nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by her family, her RSHM Sisters, and numerous friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, August 18, at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart of Mary Convent Chapel in Montebello. After a light lunch, burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City at approximately 1:30 p.m. (Section Z by Overland entrance).
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Aug. 12 to Aug. 14, 2016
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