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Obituary: Sister Margaret Bonner, OSF, 94


ASTON, Pa.Sister Margaret Bonner, who spent four years ministering in the Diocese of Wilmington, died March 12 at Assisi House. She was 94 and had been a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 73 years.

Bonner 1942_MargaretSister Margaret, formerly known as Sister Aloysia, was the director of personnel development at St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington from 1966-70. She began her religious life as a teacher, but spent most of her career in hospital administration and nursing education, including 33 years at Neumann University.

Services will be March 18 in Assisi House, 600 Red Hill Road, Aston, Pa. A Christian wake service begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by a viewing. The Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 11 a.m. Burial will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery. Donations in her name can be made to the Sisters of St. Francis Foundation, 609 S. Convent Road, Aston, PA 19014.