Sister Kathryn Malone, formerly Sister David Catherine, died on July 7, 2020. Her parents David and Sarah Malone were parishioners at Saint Bartholomew Parish in Philadelphia. Sister Kathryn attended Saint Madeleine Elementary School and Little Flower High School. Following graduation from high school, Kathryn entered the Sisters of St. Joseph.
Sister Kathryn enjoyed a full career in education before her retirement to Saint Joseph Villa. She taught in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, in Bethlehem, Virginia and New Jersey, serving in a variety of roles through the years: elementary and high school teacher, principal, local coordinator, area delegate, pastoral associate. Her education and training prepared her well for the many ways she served.
Sisters and staff alike commented on Kathryn’s gentle spirit, grateful for the slightest courtesy or kindness. Her patience was evident to all through her volunteer work at the Villa, before becoming a resident .
Kathryn Malone, rest in peace!