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Date of Passing: Jul 29, 2003

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SISTER JANE McDONALD Sister Jane Mary McDonald, aged 51 years, died peacefully at St. Boniface Hospital July 29, 2003 in the presence of her dear Aunt Mary Devine. Predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Christine, she is also survived by her siblings, John, William, Thomas and Cheryl; cousin Pat Nagara; her aunts, Eleanor Gilbert, Shirley Cates, and her uncle Charles Johnson, and all of their families in New Hampshire. Also other cousins in New Hampshire and Ireland. Sister Jane is also survived by her many dear friends in Winnipeg, especially at Our Place Chez Nous, where she will be sorely missed. Sister Jane became a Novitiate of Holy Cross almost 30 years ago. Since 1978 she served poor and homeless people in Winnipegs inner city, initially through Baldwin House (The Salvation Army) Main Street Project, and in 1987 began a drop in centre, Our Place Chez Nous. On several occasions she was honoured for her commitment to poor people. Funeral service will be held at St. Ignatius, Corydon and Stafford on Friday, August 1 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be to Our Place Chez Nous or Winnipeg Harvest. Cropo Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 01, 2003

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