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Sr. Marie Poland, ASC

Sr. Marie Poland, ASC

Sister Marie Ann Poland, ASC, passed away July 29, 2017 in Ruma, IL, after a long illness. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late John Herman and Catherine (Krach) Poland. Sister entered the Religious Congregation of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ in Columbia, PA and ministered as a Nurse Educator, Pediatric Nurse, Home Nurse and School Nurse in York, Harrisburg and Middletown, PA. She also served as Program Director and Public Relations/Marketing Director at the Precious Blood Spiritual Center, Columbia and accompanied people on their faith journey as a Spiritual Guide.

She is survived by her sisters in community, the Adorers of the Blood of Christ and her siblings, John (Betty) Poland, Hamilton, NJ and Kathy (Charlie) Parkerson of Langhorn, PA and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held in the Chapel of St. Anne's Retirement Community, 3952 Columbia Ave., Columbia, PA 17512 on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Prayer service at 10:00 a.m. followed by the Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 11:00 a.m. Donations in memory of Sr. Marie may be made to the ASC Retirement Fund, 4233 Sulphur Ave., St. Louis, MO 63109 or online at www.adorers.org. Arrangements by the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc.


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