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FOLICK, Sister Adela, School Sister of Notre Dame -  Died at Notre Dame Convent, Waterdown, Ontario on February 2, 2017.

She was 96 and in her 77th year as a School Sister of Notre Dame. She was born in Denzil, Saskatchewan. 

Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Regina (Vetter) as well as her sisters, Katherine Deck, Margaret Ridley, Cecile Dylke, Sister Adelaide SSND and her brothers, Michael, Joseph and Len.

Lovingly remembered by the members of her religious community, her sisters, Edith Boser, Dora Silbernagel, Bernie Boser, Adella Brophy, Betty Kotowsky and many nieces and nephews. 

Sister Adela began her teaching career at St. John and St. Joseph Schools in Kitchener. She then moved to Leipzig, Saskatchewan where she had the added responsibility as principal. After a year at St. George Secondary School in Wilkie, Sister Adela went to Alberta where she principal at St. Charles, Mearns.

In Edmonton she was at St. Agnes, Cartier-McGee, Mount Carmel and St. James Schools where she was librarian and guidance counselor. In the local parishes she played the organ and directed the choir.

On her return to Ontario sister was on staff at St. Benedict Junior High, Cambridge and Notre Dame Academy, Waterdown. In 1973 Sister Adela became involved in pastoral and parish ministry. She served in this capacity in Wilkie and Kerrobert, Saskatchewan, Valleyview, Alberta, Barnsley, England, Owen Sound and Hamilton.

When she retired to the Notre Dame Convent, Sister Adela, ever the educator, assisted with the Diocesan Catechetical program for a number of years.  With her gentle nature and lovely smile, Sister Adela inspired hope, encouragement and confidence. 

Visitors will be received at Notre Dame Convent on Tuesday, February 7 from 2:00 – 4:00pm and 7:00- 8:00pm. Prayer service will be Tuesday afternoon at 3:00pm.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday afternoon at 2:30pm. at the convent.  Interment at Notre Dame Convent Cemetery.

HamiltonObituaries.com

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FOLICK, Sister Adela, School Sister of Notre Dame -  Died at Notre Dame Convent, Waterdown, Ontario on February 2, 2017.

She was 96 and in her 77th year as a School Sister of Notre Dame. She was born in Denzil, Saskatchewan. 

Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Regina (Vetter) as well as her sisters, Katherine Deck, Margaret Ridley, Cecile Dylke, Sister Adelaide SSND and her brothers, Michael, Joseph and Len.

Lovingly remembered by the members of her religious community, her sisters, Edith Boser, Dora Silbernagel, Bernie Boser, Adella Brophy, Betty Kotowsky and many nieces and nephews. 

Sister Adela began her teaching career at St. John and St. Joseph Schools in Kitchener. She then moved to Leipzig, Saskatchewan where she had the added responsibility as principal. After a year at St. George Secondary School in Wilkie, Sister Adela went to Alberta where she principal at St. Charles, Mearns.

In Edmonton she was at St. Agnes, Cartier-McGee, Mount Carmel and St. James Schools where she was librarian and guidance counselor. In the local parishes she played the organ and directed the choir.

On her return to Ontario sister was on staff at St. Benedict Junior High, Cambridge and Notre Dame Academy, Waterdown. In 1973 Sister Adela became involved in pastoral and parish ministry. She served in this capacity in Wilkie and Kerrobert, Saskatchewan, Valleyview, Alberta, Barnsley, England, Owen Sound and Hamilton.

When she retired to the Notre Dame Convent, Sister Adela, ever the educator, assisted with the Diocesan Catechetical program for a number of years.  With her gentle nature and lovely smile, Sister Adela inspired hope, encouragement and confidence. 

Visitors will be received at Notre Dame Convent on Tuesday, February 7 from 2:00 – 4:00pm and 7:00- 8:00pm. Prayer service will be Tuesday afternoon at 3:00pm.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday afternoon at 2:30pm. at the convent.  Interment at Notre Dame Convent Cemetery.

HamiltonObituaries.com

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