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Sister Mary Sue Thomas, GNSH

Obituary for Sister Mary Sue Thomas, GNSH

January 29, 2020
Levittown, Pennsylvania


Sister Mary Sue Thomas, GNSH (formerly Sister Mary Susan) (91) died January 29, 2020 in the 67th year of her religious life. Born in Atlanta, GA, she entered the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart in 1955. Sister received a BA in English from Maryville College of the Sacred Heart, St. Louis, MO and an MA in Education from the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Her ministry as a Grey Nun educator included teaching at Melrose Academy and Little Flower High School, Philadelphia, PA, and in Atlanta, GA, and serving as Director of Resident Students at D'Youville College, Buffalo, NY.

In addition to her religious community, Sister is survived by her brother Charles L (Dick) Thomas and sister-in-law, Jeanne, as well as two nieces.

A viewing will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 9:30am in the Redeemer Sisters Chapel, 521 Moredon Rd, Huntingdon Valley, PA, followed by sharing of memories at 10:00 and Mass of Christian burial at 10:30. Burial in Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem, PA. Services arranged by Beck-Givnish Life Celebration Home, 7400 New Falls Rd., Levittown, PA . Donations in her memory will be gratefully received by the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart, 14500 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19116 or at


Resurrection Cemetery
5201 Hulmeville Rd.
Bensalem, PA 19020
(215) 639-0965

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