Sr. Cecile Morrissette, PM, (Sr. Rosanne-Marie), 77, of the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary in Manchester, died July 15, 2016, at her home.
She was born in Berlin on December 8, 1938, to Phil and Marie Anna (Bosa) Morrissette.
Sr. Cecile earned a bachelor’s degree from Rivier University in Nashua. She taught at various elementary schools in New Hampshire, spent two years in New Mexico and seven years as a missionary in Cameroon, West Africa. She was a staff member at Our Lady of Hope Retreat House in New Ipswich and later was in active ministry at Presentation of Mary Academy in Hudson until the end of this school year, when she fell ill.
She was predeceased by her parents; a sister, Sr. Rachel Morrissette, PM and a brother, Arthur Morrissette.
The family includes a brother, Roger Morrissette and his wife, Jackie; a sister-in-law, Phylis Morrissette and nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, July 24, from 2 to 5 p.m. with a prayer service at 4 p.m. in the Resurrection Chapel of St. Marie Residence, 495 Mammoth Rd., Manchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, July 25, at 10:30 a.m. in the Resurrection Chapel. Burial will be in Presentation of Mary Cemetery in Hudson.
Memorial donations may be made to the Presentation of Mary Retirement Fund, 495 Mammoth Rd., Manchester, NH 03104.
Lambert Funeral Home and Crematory, Manchester is assisting with arrangements. To leave a message of condolence, visit www.lambertfuneralhome.com