ASTON, Pa. — Sister Marie Brendan Linehan, a Sister of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 63 years, died Sept. 10 in Assisi House. She was 84.
Sister Marie Brendan, a native of County Cork, Ireland, ministered for 35 years in food service at St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington. She was at the hospital from 1965-67 and again from 1968-2001. She also ministered in the archdioceses of Philadelphia and Baltimore, and in the dioceses of Oklahoma City and Baker, Ore.
Her survivors include a cousin in the congregation, Sister Marie Linehan.
Services will be held Sept. 13 in Assisi House, 600 Red Hill Road, Aston, Pa., with a wake service at 9:30 a.m., followed by a viewing and Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery. Donations in her name may be made to the Sisters of St. Francis Foundation, 609 S. Convent Road, Aston, PA 19014.