Sister Mary S. Jaeckle, RSM, 96 - Catholic Courier

Sister Mary S. Jaeckle, RSM, 96

Sister of Mercy Mary S. Jaeckle (formerly Sister Mary Aquin) died July 27, 2015. She was 96 years old.

A graduate of Nazareth College and the University of Notre Dame, Sister Jaeckle taught in Catholic schools in Hornell and Corning before becoming a high-school mathematics teacher at both Our Lady of Mercy High School in Brighton and the former Cardinal Mooney High School in Greece. She was a longtime sacristan at both Mercy Center in Brighton and St. Mary Church in Rochester.

Sister Jaeckle is survived by her brother-in-law, A.J.(Bud) Wylie; nephews, James (Sharon) and John (Mary Alice) Wylie and William and Thomas Tenity and their families; and her sisters in the congregation.

Her funeral liturgy was celebrated at Mercy Center on Aug. 1, 2015, with burial in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Contributions in her memory may be made to the Sisters of Mercy, 1436 Blossom Road, Rochester, NY 14610.


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