obit: Sister Marcella Sudela
SISTER MARCELLA SUDELA, O.P., 86, born in Galveston, TX, died December 3, 2006 at St. Dominic Villa. Sister had entered the Dominican Sisters of Houston, Texas on August 14, 1935.
Sister Marcella began teaching in 1937 at Christ the King in Houston, TX. Sister taught in the Galveston-Houston and Beaumont Dioceses until she retired due to illness in 1953. Throughout her illness Sister ministered by prayer for the needs of her Dominican Sisters, her family and for anyone requesting her prayers. Sister was an example of patience, humor and good will during her long illness.
Sister Marcella was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Emily Holub Sudela and brothers, John Thomas, Vincent and Joe Sudela. Sister Marcella is survived by her sisters Carmel Krovontka of Sugar Land, Elizabeth Thelen of Pearland and Teresa and Spouse, John Christensen of Hitchcock, TX. and brother, John Sudela and spouse Mary Lou of Sugar Land.
All services will be held for Sister Marcella at St. Dominic Villa, 6504 Almeda Road: Wednesday-4:00pm-Welcome and Reception of the Body, 7:00pm-Vigil of Christian Burial, Thursday, 10:00am- Mass of Christian Burial. Burial will be at Forest Park, Lawndale. Rev. Isidore Vincente, OP will be the Presider at Eucharist on Thursday.
In lieu of usual remembrances, donation may be sent to: Dominican Sisters Retirement Fund, 6501 Almeda Road, Houston, TX 77021
Earthman Funeral Home