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Sister Janet Marie Cavanaugh CSJ

Troy, New York

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CAVANAUGH, JANET LATHAM - Sister Janet Marie Cavanaugh, CSJ, (Sister Miriam George), 68, died Monday, October 10, 2011, at St. Joseph's Provincial House, Latham, NY. Sister Janet had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for the past 50 years. Sister Janet was born on November 2, 1942 in...

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When I think of Janet I remember her sweet smile and gentle laugh. I met her when I started my freshman year at CSR and remember her fondly.

Janet was a extraordinary person and I already miss her. She really made people's lives better just for having known her. I was lucky to have her for an aunt and she always had a special bond with children, including my daughter, Eva. I am grateful for having her in my family and I know she is in a better place now, laughing it up with her family and friends. She was the rare breed of person that had it all: she was connected to her faith, friends and family, and had a kind spirit with the...

Sr.Janet was a smiling face in the sometimes confusing world of the administration of the College,way back then.
Deepest sympathies to her family of origin,and her CSJ Sisters.
She was a sweetie.

Rest in peace, Sweets. I'm proud to have been your friend "back in the day".

I met Sr. Janet as my "house mother" at St. Rose. She soon became a good friend. As I write this, I can hear her delightful laugh and see her warm smile. So many of us are truly lucky to have known her. May she rest in peace.

A woman in Harmony with her spirit
Is like a river flowing.

She goes where she will
Without pretense
And arrives
At her destination,
Prepared to be herself
And Only herself.

You know who you are
Where you have come from,
And where you are going.

You showed such grace
And assurance,

We were honored
To know you!


In our heart, you will be always -
Our "Georgy...

My condolences go out to the family and friends of Sister Miriam George. She was my business teacher at Cardinal McCloskey in 1966. I remember Sisters kindness and smile. Over thses many years I thought of Sister often.

Michael C. Brennan

My condolences go out to the family. Psalms 46:1.

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.