Sister Ernestine
Sister Ernestine Muñana Muñana, Ernestine, C.S.J, age 103, passed away on September 20, 2019, in Santa Monica, CA. Born December 11, 1915 in Mexico, she moved with her family to Oxnard, CA in 1920. Before entering Community, she attended Woodbury Business College and became a secretary for several years. For 45 years after entering Community in 1939, Ernestine ministered in the classroom, teaching Spanish and business courses. Sr. Ernestine loved to travel and was always delighted to accompany students on trips to Europe. She is survived by her nephew, Andrew Muñana. Services will be held Tuesday October 1, 2019 at the Carondelet Center in Los Angeles, CA with a Service of Remembrance at 4:30pm, and Funeral Liturgy at 6:30pm. Interment will be held Wednesday October 2 at 10am at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA. Donations in memory of Sister Ernestine Muñana may be sent to: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, 11999 Chalon Road, Los Angeles, CA 90049.

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  1. Sr Ernestine Munana (our Sister Mary Juanita) was a gift. She taught me so many things and took me to my first musical at the brand new Music Center in Los Angeles. She was a stern yet kind teacher who made ladies of our class and she will always be ever so close. May eternal rest grant unto her and let perpetual light shine upon her.

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