Sister M. Daniela McCarthy
Sister M. Daniela McCarthy
Sister M. Daniela McCarthy, a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, died May 30in Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa. She was a former principal in Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, Asbury Park.

Born in 921, in Pittston, Pa/, and given the name Margaret, she entered the IHM congregation Feb. 2, 1940, made her temporary profession of vows Aug. 2, 1942, and her final profession of vows Aug. 2, 1945.

Sister Daniela received a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education, and a master of science degree in elementary education, both from Marywood College, Scranton.

In addition to Asbury Park, Sister Daniela served in schools as a teacher or principal in New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Idaho and Connecticut

Sister Daniela also served at the IHM Center in Scranton, as an instructor at the IHM Educational Enrichment Institute; on the support services staff, and as a sacristan.

From 2008 until the time of her death, Sister Daniela was a prayer minister at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton.

Sister Daniela is preceded in death by two brothers and a sister. She is survived by nieces and nephews; grandnieces and grandnephews; cousins, and members of the IHM Congregation.  

Interment was in St. Catherine Cemetery. Moscow, Pa.

Memorial contributions may be made to support the retired IHM Sisters c/o the IHM Sisters Retirement Fund, IHM Center, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, Pa. 18509.