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Obituary for Sister Faith McGahan, GNSH

February 20, 2017


Sister Faith McGahan, GNSH, 79, died at St. Joseph Manor on 2/20/17 in the 62nd year of her religious life. For more than 58 years she was involved in teaching and the administrative aspects of education. Loved by students, parents and colleagues, she was a welcome presence with her cheerful smile and sympathetic ear throughout her years of ministry.

Born to George E and Catherine Wilson McGahan in Buffalo, she entered the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart in 1955. She received her BA in History from D'Youville College. Predeceased by her parents and sister, Madonna Nelligan, she is survived by her sister, Sheila Loveland and nephew David Loveland in addition to her religious community.

Services will be held at the Holy Redeemer Sisters Chapel, 521 Moredon Road, Huntingdon valley, PA on Saturday 2/25/17. The Funeral Mass is at 10:30 a.m. preceded by gathering from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Burial in Buffalo, NY at a later time. Memorial contributions may be made to the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart, 14500 Bustleton Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19116. Local arrangements by Beck-Givnish Life Celebration Home 7400 New Falls Rd., Levittown, PA 19055.

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7400 New Falls Rd.
Levittown, PA 19055
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