Sr. Mary
Fearon, Sister Mary Catherine , C.S.J., passed away March 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet since March 19, 1936. Sr. Mary Catherine was an accomplished musician. In elementary and high schools in Los Angeles, Tucson, and Oxnard, Sister taught piano, played the organ and lead glee clubs. She is survived by sister, Sarah Tobin and nieces, Helen Stevens, Mary Tobin Regen and Patricia Tobin Calvin. Vigil Service will be Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 4:30 pm and Funeral Mass at 7 pm both at Carondelet Center. Inurnment will take place Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 10 am in Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, CA. Donations in memory of Sr. Mary Catherine Fearon may be sent to: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, 11999 Chalon Road, Los Angeles, CA 90049

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  1. hello i am very sorry for your loss my geart aunt was a nun imet sistermary catherine when i was a little girl your family had my deeping condoles and you well all be in my paryesgod bless you and your family heven need a other angle lauriehope

  2. I graduated from Santa Clara Hi, Oxnard in 1944. and loved Sr. Mary Catheran then and now Some of my children had her in the 70’s. Sister came to our 50th class reunion at my house, habit and all!I am sure everyone loved and will miss her. My condolences.

  3. Sr. Mary Catherine nurtured my talents and love for music during her tenure at Santa Clara Elementary School and High School in Oxnard. The “Music House” was her classroom. I was one among many students who were touched by her caring dedication to her profession and to her religious calling. Thank you, Sister Mary Catherine!

  4. I doubt this will be read but I have a newspaper article about Lt William Fearon being shot down over France. He is the brother of Sister Mary Catherine. This guy must have gone to Loyola High School with my dad John F. McLaughlin. Lt William was the real deal ! He flew 73 missions in Europe before he was shot down. He went to St Catherines Academy and Loyola High School and USC. My father also went to USC so they must have known each other.

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