MMM Obituaries

In this section of our website, you will find a short entry about the life of each of our Sisters who has been called by God to embark on her eternal life. No doubt you will find inspiration in reading how each one responded to her calling while on earth. We pray to them to help us on our journey.

If you knew one or more of these Sisters personally, or are connected through family ties, or simply like what you read, please contact us and tell us what you would like to add to that entry.

"The death of those can never leave us free from grief whose friendship during life was a solace and delight." Saint Augustine, City of God.

When Loved Ones Leave Us...

Weir, Sr. Edel

Sr. Edel was born in Walshestown, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath in 1932. She attended a local primary school and completed her secondary education at the Dominican Convent, Muckross Park, Dublin. She was a Montessori teacher at Muckross Park and Sion Hill for a year. A friend joined the Medical Missionaries of […]


Whelan, Sr. M. Petria

Nationality: Irish Congregational Register No: 242 D.O.B. 26.03.1928 First Profession: 07.09.1952 Died: 16.03.2000 Aged: 71 years Born in Dublin and baptized Patricia, Sr. Petria had been working in a bank before she came to MMM on 3 October 1949. She studied medicine in University College Dublin, taking first place in […]


Wurserova, Sr. M. Caritas

Nationality: Czech Congregational Register No: 192 D.O.B. 16.08.1922 First Profession: 08.09.1950 Died: 06.02.1992 Aged: 69 years   Caritas, baptised Marie, came from Czechoslovakia and first heard of MMM when she arrived in Rome as a refugee. Because she was already in the field of nursing, she felt attracted to the […]