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Sr. Donna Maria Ercolano O.C.D.
Sister Maria of the Holy Face and the Immaculate Heart of the Carmelite Order entered into eternal rest with the Lord on July 29, 2021 at age 70. She was predeceased by her parents, Domenick and Antoinette Ercolano. She is survived by her sisters, Doreen (Stephen) Truesdell, Debra (William) Brenann; several nieces and nephews; and her Sisters at the Carmelite Monastery.
Sister Maria entered Carmel on January 4, 1975, she received the Habit on September 15, 1975 and made her First Profession on September 15, 1976 and Solemn Profession on September 15, 1979.
Sister will lie in state in the Chapel at the Carmelite Monastery, 1931 W. Jefferson Rd. on Monday, August 2nd from 4PM-7PM. Sister’s Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Chapel of the Monastery on Tuesday, August 3rd at 7:30AM. Most Reverend Salvatore R. Matano will officiate. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.