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Sr. Marie E. Jalbert, CSC

Obituary for Sr. Marie E. Jalbert, CSC

July 17, 1950 - September 21, 2019
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 69


Sr. Marie E. Jalbert, CSC, 69, of the Sisters of Holy Cross in Manchester, died September 21, 2019 after a brief illness.

She was born in Springfield, MA on July 17, 1950 to Alfred and Jeannette (Pilon) Jalbert. She attended St. Thomas Aquinas School and Commerce High School in Springfield and earned a bachelor's degree in Theology from St. Paul University in Ottawa, ONT, Canada.

During the Vietnam War she served in the U.S. Air Force as a medic at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida and Tachikawa Air Force Base in Japan.

Sr. Marie served as a member of the Sisters of Holy Cross for 46 years. She was on mission for 38 years in Canada where she was employed as liturgy coordinator and pastoral associate on the palliative care unit at St. Boniface General Hospital in Manitoba. She also served as auditor for the Diocese of St. Boniface Marriage Tribunal and ministered at parishes in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Upon her return to the US, she became a certified LNA.

She loved her sisters in Holy Cross and enjoyed being of service to them at St. George Manor in Manchester.

She was predeceased by her father and a brother, Gerard.

The family, who she loved deeply, includes her mother; eight siblings, Philip Jalbert and wife, Kate, Lorraine Sphar and husband, Charles, Yvonne Axiotis, Denise Jalbert, Peter Jalbert and wife, Nina, Ronald Jalbert and wife, Barbara, Constance Reese and John Jalbert and wife, Colleen; and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Monday, September 23, 2019 in the chapel at St. George Manor, 357 Island Pond Rd., Manchester. After cremation, burial will be at St. Augustin Cemetery in Manchester.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to "Sisters of Holy Cross Development Fund" and mailed to Sisters of Holy Cross, 365 Island Pond Rd., Manchester, NH 03109.

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, Manchester assisted with arrangements.

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    Sisters of Holy Cross
    365 Island Pond Rd.
    Manchester, NH 03109

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