Sister Mary Gilbert Blake mfic
Sister Mary Gilbert Blake, mfic, a member of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of Newton and Chestnut Hill, died at Saint Patrick’s Manor, Framingham, Wednesday July 18, 2012. Beloved daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Fitzpatrick) Blake. Sister of Br. Tom Blake FSC of Hong Kong, Br. Paddy Blake FSC and Bridget Connors, both of Ireland and Sister M. Aquin, Sister of Mercy, England and the late Gerard, James, Sr. Rose (Sister of Mercy), Martin, Michael, Peter and John. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Mount Alvernia Convent Chapel, 790 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458, Saturday July 21 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited to the visitation from 8:30 – 10:00 AM Saturday at the chapel. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Retired 24-year Kindergarten teacher, Mount Alvernia Academy, Chestnut Hill and retired religious education teacher, Saint Ignatius Church, Chestnut Hill. In lieu of flowers, donations in Sr. Gilbert’s memory may be made to the Missionary Franciscan Sisters Development Office at the address listed above.