LE­FORT, Sr. Teresa Le­Fort, CND

Cape Breton Post - - IN MEMORIAM -

Sis­ter M. Teresa Le­Fort died peace­fully on March 29, 2016, at the CND Health Care Cen­tre, Syd­ney, N.S.

Sis­ter Teresa was born in In­ver­ness, on March 1, 1925. She was the daugh­ter of the late Fran­cis and Anna (Boudreau) Le­Fort.

Sis­ter Teresa en­tered the Con­gre­ga­tion of Notre Dame in 1943 and made pro­fes­sion on Aug. 24, 1945. Dur­ing her years of re­li­gious life, she taught in Belle­vue and Rose­mere, Que., Pic­tou, Judique, and Syd­ney, N.S. Sis­ter Teresa was a woman of deep faith, whose life of prayer sus­tained her through­out her many years of ded­i­cated teach­ing.

Upon re­tire­ment from the school sys­tem, she was in­volved in var­i­ous min­istries in­clud­ing Co­or­di­na­tor of Cat­e­chet­ics in Fred­er­ic­ton, N.B., Re­li­gious Ed­u­ca­tion and Par­ish Vis­i­ta­tion in Port Hood, Larry’s River, In­ver­ness and Mabou.

In 2006, be­cause of de­clin­ing health, Sis­ter Teresa moved to the CND Health Care Cen­tre. She con­tin­ued her min­istry of prayer for oth­ers, while be­ing lov­ingly min­is­tered to by our ded­i­cated staff. All who knew Sis­ter Teresa are grate­ful to this valiant woman whose ded­i­cated life touched the lives of so many peo­ple.

Sis­ter Teresa is sur­vived by sis­ters Dorothy Brown, Ann Mul­lane, Louise McVeigh, Hilda Pur­cell, sis­ter-in-law Patsy Le­Fort, and one brother, Charles. She is also sur­vived by nu­mer­ous nieces and neph­ews.

She was pre­de­ceased by one sis­ter, Eve­lyn, and by brothers Bernard, Ernest, Ger­ald, Ivan, Jack, Joseph, Leo, Paul and Thomas.

Vis­i­ta­tion for Sis­ter Teresa will be held at the In­ver­ness Fu­neral Home in In­ver­ness on Satur­day, April 2, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Fu­neral Mass will be cel­e­brated, April 2, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Stella Maris Church, In­ver­ness, with Rev. Dun­can MacIsaac of­fi­ci­at­ing. Burial will be in Stella Maris Ceme­tery, In­ver­ness, N.S.

On­line con­do­lences may be sent by vis­it­ing www.twcurry.com.

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