Sisters of the Past

Sister Peter Rhoda Shale

19 November 1869 30 November 1951

Profiled December 2012

Rhoda Shale was born in Onehunga, Auckland on 19 November 1869.

She entered the Sisters of St Joseph on 30 June 1898 and was professed as Sister Peter in January 1900.

Sister Peter became a house Sister, but there is no record of her appointments.  It is thought that she was stationed at Mangaweka from 1922 1934.

She is remembered as one who always looked young despite not being a well person in her later years.

Sister Peter died in Whanganui on 30 November 1951.  Requiem Mass was celebrated at Sacred Heart Chapel and she was buried at Aramoho Cemetery.

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