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OBIT: Sister Gertrude Doremus
Posted by: Robin Liashek-Delaney (ID *****8959) Date: December 14, 2007 at 15:08:28
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The Record Newspaper -- Thursday, December 13, 2007

Doremus -- Sr. Gertrude (the former Sr. James Marita), a Sister of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, died Wednesday, December 11, 2007 at Saint Anne Villa, Convent Station, NJ at the age of 83. Sr. Gertrude Doremus was born in Jersey City, NJ, the daughter of John and Marie (Wolfe) Doremus. She entered the Sisters of Charity on April 2, 1949 and was a member for 58 years. Sr. Gertrude was engaged in Educational Ministry in New Jersey at St. Peter, Belleville; St. Patrick School, Sacred Heart Elementary, St. Michael Elementary, St. Peter's, St. Bridget all of which are located in Jersey City; St. Michael, Union City; St. Mary Elementary School, Dumont; Our Lady of Sorrows School, South Orange; St. Joseph Echo Lake, West Milford; Our Lady of Grace School, Hoboken and St. Cecilia, Kearny. In 1978, she began ministry at St. Mary Hospital, Passaic, NJ as Medical Librarian before retiring to Saint Anne Villa, Convent Station in 2005 where she resided until her death.

She is survived by her brother Alfred Doremus and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

The Wake for Sr. Gertrude will be held in Saint Anne Villa, Convent Station, NJ from 10 AM-12 PM on Saturday, December 15, 2007 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 1:30 PM. Burial will be on Monday, December 17, 2007 in Holy Family Cemetery, Convent Station, NJ at 10 AM.

In lieu of flowers, it is requested that contributions be made to the Sisters of Charity Development Fund, P.O. Box 476, Convent Station, NJ, 07961-0476. Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of Dangler Funeral Home, Summit, NJ.

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