Sister Mary Robert Wain, CSJP, 95 yrs old, died peacefully at St. Michael
Villa on July 17th . She was born on December 2, 1923 in Jersey City, New
Jersey, to the late John Ross Wain and Mary Sweeney.
Sister Mary Robert entered the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of
Peace in Englewood Cliffs, NJ on July 31, 1951. She pronounced Final
Vows at St. Michael Novitiate, Englewood Cliffs, NJ on August 22, 1957.
Sister had a degree in education from Seton Hall University and her LPN at
Holy Name Medical Center School of Nursing. She taught at various
schools in New Jersey and California. She was a nurse at Holy Name
Medical Center, and Christ House in Washington, DC where she served
the homeless. She then moved to the Bronx and helped out in a small thrift
shop until she retired to St. Michael Villa in 2006 where she continued to do
Sister was predeceased by six brothers and three sisters. She is survived
by numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held on Friday, July 19th from 2-6 PM at St. Michael Villa,
399 Hudson Terrace, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Liturgy of Christian Burial will
be on Saturday, July 20 th at 9:30 AM in St. Michael Villa Chapel. Interment
at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Congregation of the Sisters of
St. Joseph of Peace, Shalom Center, 399 Hudson Terrace, Englewood
Cliffs, NJ 07632-2806.
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