Sister Jean Norris, S.C.

Sister Jean

Sister Jean Norris, S.C., a Sister of Charity-Halifax for 69 years, died at Caritas Residence, Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Oct. 20. She was 90.

Formerly Sister James Elizabeth, she ministered as a second-grade teacher at both Our Lady of Angels School, Bay Ridge, 1958-77, and Our Lady of the Cenacle School, Richmond Hill, 1977-91.

She was also missioned in Quebec and Nova Scotia, before retiring to the Mount St. Vincent Motherhouse, Halifax, 1991. She moved to Caritas Residence in 2008.

She is survived by two sisters, Sister Helen Norris, S.C. and Kathleen Norris, and one brother, Fred Norris.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Oct. 26 at Immaculate Conception Chapel, Halifax. Burial followed at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia.