Mercy Sister Janto; longtime teacher

Catholic Courier    |    01.07.2005
Category: Obituaries


Sister of Mercy Mary Daniel Janto died Oct. 13, 2004, at the congregation's motherhouse in Brighton.

Born in Clyde, N.Y., Sister Mary Daniel, 89, entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1933 and professed her final vows in 1939. She received her teaching certificate from Nazareth Normal College in 1936.

She taught at Mt. Carmel, St. Salome, St. Andrew, St. Cecilia, and St. John the Evangelist schools in Rochester; Holy Family, Auburn; St. John, Clyde; and St. Vincent De Paul in Corning. Following 36 years as a classroom teacher, she tutored at St. Salome, St. Cecilia, and St. James schools in Rochester, until her retirement in 1982.

Upon the celebration of her 70th jubilee this year, she commented, "I feel proud. I did a good thing."

Father Albert Delmonte presided at the celebration of her funeral liturgy on Oct. 15, 2004, at the motherhouse chapel. Interment followed at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of Mercy, 1437 Blossom Road, Rochester NY 14610.

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