Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Mary Elizabeth Moloney

Female 1917 - 2013  (96 years)


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  • Name Mary Elizabeth Moloney 
    Born 25 Apr 1917  Ottawa, Nepean Twp., Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Name Sister St. Henry 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-385091 
    Died 3 Sep 2013  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 9 Sep 2013  Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I385091  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Apr 1917 - Ottawa, Nepean Twp., Carleton Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Sep 2013 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Sep 2013 - Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mother St. Henry Moloney

      Mother St. Henry (baptized Mary Elizabeth) was born on April 25, 1917, in Ottawa to Dr. Peter Joseph and Angelina Cecilia (nee Chapman) Moloney. Dr. Moloney was born in Penetanguishene, ON and grew up in Powassan, while Angelina was born in Los Angeles, California. Mary was the oldest chiId and only sister to her brothers Henry (predeceased), Father Oliver (predeceased), John (predeceased) and Peter. From Ottawa, the Moloney family moved to Toronto and then eventually to Scarborough. Mary entered religious life in the community of the Grey Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of Pembroke on August 12, 1936 at the age of 19, pronounced her first vows on January 18, 1938 and her final vows on July 3, 1941. She took the religious name of Sister St. Henry. In 1951 she was chose to go on mission to the town of Yamasa, Dominican Republic, where she spent twenty five years in dedicated service. In 1979 she returned to Canada. In 1981 she obtained permission to join her fellow religious, Sister Mary Josephine Mulligan, in establishing a new religious community, the Sisters of Our Lady Immaculate. She eventually occupied the position of Superior General for eleven years from 1996-2007, at which time she decided to resign on account of her having reached the age of ninety. Mother St. Henry passed away quietly at 4: 00 a.m., September 3, 2013. She is survived by her brother Peter, three sisters-in-law, twenty-four nephews and nieces (predeceased nephew Francis Moloney) and many grandnieces and grandnephews. The Sisters and family will receive friends at Barthel Funeral Home, 566 Queenston Road, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 3J8, 519-653-3251, on Saturday, September 8, 2013, from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday, September 8, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. Also at Marian Residence Chapel, 640 Hillview Road, Cambridge, Ontario, September 8, 2013 from 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, September 9, 2013, at 11 a.m. from St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, 210 South Street, Cambridge, Ontario. Interment to follow at Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge.

      Cambridge Times 5 Sep 2013