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Carol Jean Landreville
Carol Landreville passed away peacefully with her children by her side on February 28, 2020. She was 89.
She was born October 12, 1930 in Minot, ND. She spent her childhood there, attending St. Leo’s High School. She came to Seattle to attend Seattle University where she met her future husband, Bill. They made Seattle their home whre they raised five children. She made many lifelong friends and was a founding member of the Immaculate Heart Circle of the Association for Catholic Childhood where she was active for over 50 years.
She worked as a medical technologist for the Veterans Administration, retiring in 1997.
Family was very important to her, and she hosted decades worth of Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners which included extended family. In retirement she volunteered at the St. Edwards School library, and was an active member at St. Edward Parish for over 40 years, where she sang in the choir. She loved gardening, cats and Taco Time crispy beef burritos.
She lived a long fulfilling life in spite of being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis for over half of it.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill. She is survived by sons, Mark and Brian; daughters, Suzy, Mary and Patty; and three grandsons. Her graveside service was held at Calvary Cemetery on July 1.
Sister Frances Marie Calhoun, OSF
Sister Frances Marie Calhoun, OSF (formerly Sister Joseph Therese) died in Riddle Memorial Hospital on June 29. She was 93.
She had been a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 70 years and would have celebrated her 70th jubilee this year. She was born in Klamath Falls, Oregon, where she was a member of Sacred Heart Parish. She entered the congregation in 1947 and professed her first vows in 1950. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics/education from Marylhurst College in Portland, Oregon. Most of her years in ministry were spent in education.
She ministered in the Archdiocese of Portland for 37 years. She taught at North Catholic High School, Central Catholic High School, Blessed Sacrament School, St. Mary Academy, Jesuit High School, and St. John Fisher School, all in Portland. She also served as coordinator of Corbet Mansion in Portland and, in later years, worked at Maryville Nursing Home in Beaverton.
During her 14 years in the Diocese of Baker, she taught at Sacred Heart Academy in Klamath Falls, St. Joseph Academy in Pendleton, and St. Francis Academy in Baker. She also ministered for five years in the Archdiocese of Seattle where she taught at St. Leo School in Tacoma and at Holy Cross High School in Everett. She also worked at the Franciscan Administrative Center in Tacoma.
Additional years in ministry took her to the Diocese of San Diego where she taught at Our Lady of Guadalupe School in San Diego and to the Diocese of Honolulu where she served as director of Aloha House.
In 2019 she moved to Assisi House, the congregation’s retirement residence in Aston, Pennsylvania, where she served in prayer and hospitality ministry until her death.
All services will be held in Assisi House, 600 Red Hill Road, Aston, Pennsylvania, 19014 at a later date and will be private. Burial will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Aston. She is survived by her sister, Ruth; her nieces and nephews; great nieces and great nephews; and by her Franciscan family. Donations in her name can be made to the Sisters of St. Francis Foundation, 609 S. Convent Road, Aston, PA 19014.