Sister Julia Mary Farley

sister julia mary farley

February 27, 1926 ~ December 1, 2017

Resided in: Los Angeles, California

Farley, Julia Mary, C.S.J. age 91, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA. Born February 27, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet since March 19, 1952. She is survived by her cousin Kathy Grimes and many more cousins. She was the Founder of Good Shepherd Center for Homeless Women and Children in Los Angeles. The program serves homeless women and children providing food, shelter, clothing and supportive services. A Service of Remembrance will be held at the Carondelet Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 4:30pm with Funeral Mass at 6:30pm. Graveside service will be held Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 10:00am in Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA. Donations in memory of Sister Julia Mary Farley may be sent to: Good Shepherd Center at 1650 Rockwood St., Los Angeles

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  1. An outstanding woman of faith, quiet strength and perseverance has gone on before us. She has left us a clear path to follow. It’s up to us to keep her in sight.

  2. Sister Julia Mary was an inspirational leader in meeting the needs of homeless women and children. It is a privilege to have known her and to have witnessed her commitment to the less fortunate.

  3. Tim Tucker says:
    Sister Julia Mary had a very large heart within her small frame. It held countless people. women, children, and, yes, men. Her dedication to the needy, especially the unhoused, was truly inspirational and touched the hearts of all whom she served with genuine respect for their status as children of God.

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