Sr. Rosemary Heaton, O.Carm.December 20, 1930 ~ January 7, 2018 (age 87)
Sr. Rosemary Heaton, O.Carm., passed into eternal life on the evening of January 7, 2018, at St. Patrick’s Manor, Framingham, in her 66th year of religious life. Born in Chicago, IL on December 20, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Trueman J & Sarah A. (Sutkevic) Heaton.
Sr. Rosemary entered the Congregation on August 14, 1952, professed her first vows on May 3, 1954, and her perpetual vows on December 8, 1958. During her more than six decades in Carmel, Sr. Rosemary ministered in FL, PA, KY, IA, and lastly at St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham, where she was known as a great community person and an ambassador of good will.
Sr. Rosemary is survived by her brother, John Heaton & his wife Beverly of NH, and her two sister-in-laws, Barbara Heaton of CO and Barbara Heaton of FL, and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Conrad and David Heaton.
Family and friends will honor and remember Sr. Rosemary’s life by gathering for visiting hours in the Holy Family Chapel of St. Patrick’s Manor, 863 Central St., Framingham, on Wednesday, January 10th from 2 – 7 P.M. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Holy Family Chapel on Thursday morning at 10 o’clock. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Sr. Rosemary’s name to: The Carmelite Sisters for The Aged & Infirm, 863 Central Street, Framingham, MA 01701.
Carmelite Sisters for the Aged & Infirm
863 Central Street, Framingham MA 01701