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Obituary and Funeral Liturgy for Sr. Jane Mennis, OSU

Sister Jane Mennis, OSU (aka Mary Andrew), died peacefully at Andrus on Hudson, Hastings on Hudson, on January 10, 2024. Born in NY in 1930, she was the daughter of Evelyn and James Mennis. In 1952, Jane entered the Ursuline community after completing her studies at the College of New Rochelle.

Jane had a long and varied ministry. She was a faculty member of Ursuline schools in Bethesda, MD; Malone, NY; New Rochelle, NY; Bronx, NY; and Athens, Greece.

She eventually became a director of Religious Education in the Bronx and a Pastoral Associate in Witherbee and Chateaugay, NY.

As a sociology major, Jane deeply desired to help people in need. She volunteered at Moriah Shock State Prison in Mineville, NY, and Bare Hill Correctional Facility in Malone, NY. She also volunteered at the Children’s Center of Bedford Hills Correctional Facility.

Jane had a life-long love of learning, as evidenced by her attendance at workshops and courses in her field throughout her life.

Jane is survived by her brother, John, and her sister, Sr. Dorothy Mennis, RC. Her parents, Evelyn and James, predeceased her.

Visitation for Sr. Jane will be held on Wednesday, January 17, between 9:45 and 10:45 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11:00 AM. All services will be held at the Ursuline Province Center, 1338 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804.

The funeral liturgy will be on Facebook at Funeral Liturgy of Sr. Jane Mennis, OSU

If you cannot view or would rather not view on Facebook, the video of the Mass is also available at Funeral Liturgy for Sr. Jane Mennis, OSU on Ursuline Website. *

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