Sister Ellen John Emmons, CSJ
Sister Ellen John Emmons, CSJ, 83, died
Sister Ellen John was a woman of deep faith and integrity. In her ministry in education and in parishes, she was capable, responsible and hard-working, focusing her attention on faith building, character development and moral growth. She had creative talents in sewing and music and taught family members, students and parishioners the joy of singing to praise God. A conscientious and diligent Sister of St. Joseph, Sister Ellen leaves us a legacy of loving service.
Sister Ellen John is survived by her brothers, M. Frederick and Paul Emmons; her sister, Mary McElheron; several nieces and nephews; and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. She was predeceased by her brothers, Ralph, Jr. and J. Franklin Emmons, and by many friends in the Sisters of St. Joseph.
Sister Ellen John’s funeral Liturgy was celebrated by her nephew, Rev. J. Daniel McElheron, on Tuesday, November 20, from the chapel of
Contributions in Sister Ellen’s memory may be made to the Development Office of the Sisters of St. Joseph,