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Sisters of the Past

Sister Josephine Kate Burchill

27 September 1868 21 August 1938Josephine_Burchill

Profiled March 2013

Cork in Ireland was the birthplace of Kate Burchill on 27 September 1868.

She entered the Sisters of St Joseph on 16 May 1893, and was professed on 31 January 1895 taking the religious name of Josephine.

Sister Josephine had a younger sister, Mary who entered the Sisters in 1906 and became Sister Marcellus.  She died in 1951.

Sister Josephine died on 21 August 1938.  She was buried at Heads Road Cemetery in Whanganui.

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