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Sr. Marie Chapla


1931 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Sr. Marie Chapla Obituary
March 5, 1931 - September 16, 2016 Chapla, Sr. Marie, C.S.J. age 85, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA. Born March 5, 1931 in Denver CO., a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet since March 19, 1954. Sister Marie Chapla was born during the Depression years in Denver Colorado. Marie earned a BS degree in Dietetics from Mount St Mary's University in 1960. She served for several years in Hospital work before studying Spirituality at Creighton. Feeding the homeless and jail ministry were special ministries she assumed over the years. Sister was a positive, upbeat, and hope-filled person; she had a charm of manner about her and was a woman of faith and prayer. She is survived by her brothers, Peter David (Linda) Chapla, Steven Martin Chapla and aunt, Dorothy Fiolkoski. A Service of Remembrance will be held at the Carondelet Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 4:30PM with Funeral Liturgy at 6:30PM. Graveside service will be held Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 10:00AM at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA. Donations in memory of Sister Marie Chapla may be sent to: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, 11999 Chalon Road, Los Angeles, CA 90049. Please visit the 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 Sept. 22 to Sept. 23, 2016
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