Sr. Loretto John Meehan
Sr. Loretto John Meehan, S.C. (Josephine Meehan) (1928- 2017) died at the Allen Pavilion of Columbia Presbyterian Hospital on June 5, 2017.
She entered the Sisters of Charity of New York on Sept. 8, 1959. Sister Loretto John was a nurse at the Convent of Mary the Queen in Yonkers, N.Y. for nine years and then began her 30 years of service as a nurse in Hayesville.
She worked both at the Glenmary Nursing Home in Hayesville and at the Good Shepherd Home Health Agency. The bridge joining Cherokee and Clay Counties was named in her honor.
A Wake will be held from 2-6:30 p.m on Thursday, June 8 with a Prayer Vigil at 4:30 p.m. at Mt. St. Vincent Convent, 6301 Riverdale Ave., Bronx, N.Y.
A Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 9 at Mt. St. Vincent Convent. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Yonkers.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sisters of Charity of New York.