ASTON, Penn.—Franciscan Sister Kathleen Veronica Carroll (formerly Sister Mary St. Hubert), 93, died in Assisi House Sept. 23. There was a funeral Mass at Assisi House. Burial is in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Aston.

She had been a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 70 years.

Sister Kathleen was born in Dublin, Ireland. She entered the congregation in 1948 and professed her first vows in 1951. Sister Kathleen earned a bachelor’s degree in Education from Marylhurst College in Portland and a master’s in English from Seattle University.

Sister Kathleen ministered, primarily in elementary education, for 42 years in the Archdiocese of Seattle. She volunteered at St. Ann Convent in Tacoma and became a resident there in 2005, serving in prayer and hospitality ministry until 2018, when she moved to Assisi House in Aston, Pennsylvania, serving in prayer and hospitality there until her death.

Sister Kathleen also ministered in the Dioceses of Spokane, Oakland, and Fresno, and at St. Stephen’s Indian Mission in St. Stephen’s, Wyoming.

During her five years of ministry in the Archdiocese of Portland, Sister Kathleen lived at Our Lady of Angels Convent and served as a cook and housekeeper for the archbishop.

Sister Kathleen is survived by her many nieces and nephews and by her Franciscan family.

Donations in her name can be made to the Sisters of St. Francis Foundation, 609 S. Convent Road, Aston, PA 19014.