Farewell, Dear Sr. Anne Joseph

Saturday, October 22, 2016

SISTER ANN JOSEPH (Elsie Anne) PALMER, R.A., went home to God in the early morning of October 22nd, 2016.  She was in the 79th year of her life and the 59th year of her religious profession.  

Please pray for the repose of her soul and give thanks with us for her beautiful life. She loved children and all the 'little ones' of God, bringing encouragement and care, beauty and art, humor and kindness into their lives. We will miss you, dear Anne. Rest in the peace of Christ!  

Her Viewing will be held Tuesday, October 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The McIlvaine Funeral Home, 3711 Midvale Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19129. Another Viewing will be held Wednesday, October 26, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis DeSales Church, 47th and Springfield Avenue, Philadelphia followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, West Conshohocken.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Religious of the Assumption would be appreciated.  Online:  http://assumptionsisters.org/donate. By check:  Religious of the Assumption, 1001 South 47th Street, Philadelphia, PA  19143.   Thank you very much.