Sister Jane Marie Hill, formerly, Sister Eileen Francis, died on July 2, 2020. Daughter of Eileen and Francis Hill, Jane and her family were parishioners of St. Joseph’s Church in Collingdale, Pa.
Sister Jane attended St. Joseph Parish School and Notre Dame High School in Moylan. After graduation from high school, she followed her desire to become a Sister of Saint Joseph.
Sister Jane was well-prepared for the many ministries that she had during her 70 years of active ministry. She taught in elementary schools and in high schools, serving in Philadelphia, Wilmington, and in New Jersey. As principal, director of religious education, pastoral minister, bereavement and evangelization Minister, Sister Jane enjoyed a full and varied life of dedication.
A resident of Saint Joseph Villa since 2019, Sister Jane, reflecting on her full and active life as a religious, said, “My life has been filled with love, service, and joy. I thank God every day for my vocation to the vowed life.”