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Sister M. Leona Marchand, OP


Sister M. Leona Marchand, a Dominican Sister of San Rafael for 70 years, died peacefully on April 25, 2021. Deeply committed to her call to religious life, Sr. Leona led a life of quiet joy and offered a special sense of presence to all with whom she came in contact. Please read about Sr. Leona’s life at www. sanrafaelo­ we-stand-on-their-shoulders

All are invited to attend the Mass of the Resurrecti­on virtually via Zoom to be held on Wed, May 5 at 10:00 am in the Dominican Sisters’ Gathering Space for immediate family and the

Dominican Sisters. Please email communityr­elations@ sanrafaelo­ for a Zoom invitation. Following the Funeral Mass, Sister Leona will be buried in St. Dominic’s Cemetery in Benicia around 1:00 pm. All are welcome for this brief ceremony since it is in the open air.

Memorial gifts in honor of Sister Leona may be made to the Retirement Fund, Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, Advancemen­t Office, 1520 Grand Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901.

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