Sister Marie Teresa Morrissey (Sister Mary Edward) a Grey Sister of the Immaculate Conception, Pembroke, ON, died in Pembroke, on the 10th day of August, 2020, in the71st. year of her Religious Life. Left to mourn are the members of her Religious Community, her sister Christine (Stan) Morrison, sister-in-law, Maryellen Morrissey, nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Anne (Carvell), brothers, Carvell and Gregory, Sister Teresa was born in Renfrew, on December 6, 1925.A nursing graduate of St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, she entered the Community on September 17, 1949, pronouncing final vows on August 24, 1954.Her ministry led her to the Sault Ste. Marie General Hospital, Marianhill Residence, Pembroke, and the Motherhouse Infirmary. Other areas of service included Retreat Direction, Director of Novices, Pastoral Care, volunteer work in Nassau, Bahamas, and community leadership positions. Her final years were lived peacefully at Shalom Residence, Pembroke.
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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will be no visitation.
Sharing of memories will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at Our Lady of Lourdes church, 280 Lourdesview Drive, Pembroke
Funeral Liturgy at 10:30
Interment in St. Columba Cemetery.
Face coverings are required and social distancing to be maintained in the Church and Cemetery. Arrangements in the care of Murphy Funeral Hom