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Comstock-Kaye Life Celebration Centre

356 Rubidge Street, Peterborough, ON

OBITUARY

Sister Rosemary Elizabeth Leahy

August 15, 1946August 29, 2019

The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada announces the death of our dear Sister Rosemary Leahy at Mount St. Joseph, Peterborough, on August 29, 2019. Sr. Rosemary was born in Peterborough, Ontario on August 15, 1946. Sr. Rosemary is predeceased by her parents, the late Clara (O’Toole) and James Leahy as well as her brothers Father Harold and Gerald. She is lovingly remembered by her brother Clair, her nephews and the members of her religious community, the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada. Sr. Rosemary entered the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peterborough in 1972. Sr. Rosemary taught school in Ottawa and Cobourg, and catechetics for Parishes in the Northern Deanery of the Peterborough Diocese. She worked for several years in the Diocesan Christion Family Ministries. Sr. Rosemary was a Local Leader and assistant Administrator and Co-ordinator at the Peterborough residence. She volunteered at Fairhaven and with support groups for Arthritis and Lupus patients. Following in her mother’s footsteps, she was a life time member of the C.W.L Visitation will be at Mount St. Joseph, 1555 Monaghan Road, on Monday, September 2nd from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 3rd at 11 a.m. at Mount St. Joseph Chapel. This will be followed by interment at Highland Park Cemetery, Peterborough. Online condolences may be made at www.comstockkaye.com

Services

  • Visitation Monday, September 2, 2019
  • Visitation Monday, September 2, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Memories

Sister Rosemary Elizabeth Leahy

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Nick Revoy

August 30, 2019

Claire - so saddened to hear of Rosemarys' passing. Without question she was a wonderful person. Take comfort my friend in knowing that she is now in God's hands and her suffering is now finally over.

Cathy Bell

August 30, 2019

She was a wonderful teacher. I knew her as Miss Leahy and she taught me at Sacred Heart School. Our paths would cross over the years and she would always remember me. Rest in Peace, Cathy

Karl Cavanagh

August 30, 2019

Dear Claire----sorry to hear of Rosemary's passing. We played together when we just little tykes at your home on Douro Street. i can still picture the basement of that house. Rosemary was a very spiritual lady and will be missed. God Bless, Karl and Jackie Cavanagh

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FROM THE FAMILY