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Sr. Muriel Pelletier, pm

April 9, 1926 — March 30, 2024

Manchester, NH

   Sr. Muriel Pelletier, pm (Sr. Marie Christilla), 97, of the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, Manchester died March 30, 2024 at her residence.

   She was born in Nashua on April 9, 1926 to Napoleon and Albina (Levesque) Pelletier.   She made her religious profession in 1951 and served in the Congregation of the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary for 73 years.

   Sr. Christilla earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Rivier University and a master’s degree in Biology from Boston College.  

   She was a high school principal and taught at various high schools in New Hampshire as well as at Rivier University.  She held administrative positions in the Diocese of Manchester which included, secretary to the Diocesan Pastoral Council, the Senate of Priests and the Council of Laity.  She was later appointed to the General Administration and treasurer for the Presentation of Mary Sisters in Castel Gandolfo, Italy and served as secretary to the rector of the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome, Italy.  When she returned from Rome, she served as provincial archivist for the Presentation of Mary Congregation and college archivist at Rivier University.  She retired at St. Joseph Residence in Manchester in 2017.

   Sr. Christilla was predeceased by her parents and her siblings, Lorette McAfee, Jeanne Daigle and Donald Pelletier.

   She is mourned by nieces, nephews and cousins.
 

   SERVICES: A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday (4/3) in Resurrection Chapel of St. Marie Residence, 495 Mammoth Rd., Manchester.  Private burial was in Presentation of Mary Cemetery in Hudson.

   In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Presentation of Mary Retirement Fund.

   Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, Manchester is assisting with arrangements.  

 

 

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

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Resurrection Chapel of St. Marie Residence

495 Mammoth Rd, Manchester, NH 03104

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

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Resurrection Chapel of St. Marie Residence

495 Mammoth Rd, Manchester, NH 03104

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