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Sister Carolyn Jane Lord, SNJM

November 13, 1934 ~ April 15, 2019 (age 84)

Sister Carolyn Jane Lord, age 84, died at Mary's Woods at Marylhurst in Lake Oswego, April 15, 2019. A Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary for 64 years, her funeral will be held at 11 a.m., May 2, 2019, in the Chapel of the Holy Names, Lake Oswego.

Jane grew up in the Seattle area. In 1953 she entered the Holy Names Sisters and received the name Sister Alma Mary. After completing a B.A. at Marylhurst College, she taught in schools in Salem, Portland, Lake Oswego and St. Paul. She pursued a master's in religious education at Fort Wright College, Spokane, and moved into parish work in St. Helens, Cottage Grove and Sutherlin. She also taught religious education at Marylhurst College and was administrator of the Sisters' Care Center at Marylhurst.

Upon retiring, she was director of the Oregon Associate program, cantored in the Sisters' Chapel and assisted with hospitality at their guesthouse.

Sister Jane is survived by her sister, Gwen Patton, Des Moines, Wash.; her nieces and nephews; and the members of her religious community.

Remembrances may be made to Sisters of the Holy Names, P.O. Box 398, Marylhurst, OR 97036 or online at: www.snjmusontario.org/donate.

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