Sr. Francis Jerome IBVM who taught Music, English, choir and chant in Dalkey from the late 1960s, has died peacefully in Marlay Nursing Home in her 99th year. Sr. Francis Jerome retired in 1988 but continued teaching piano, violin and conducting orchestra until retiring a second time in her 90s. She was an accomplished musician and wrote Music textbooks, was on the NCCA course committee for Music and lectured in the teaching of Music in the Mater Dei Institute.
We are unable to publicly celebrate her contribution to Loreto Abbey at this time due to the Covid restrictions but will join in spirit with the Loreto sisters as they gather for her Requiem Mass today, Monday. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dilis.