John Edith O’Meara, SCN

Posted by Spalding Hurst

August 28, 2013

John Edith O’Meara, SCN, 91, a native of Beverly, Mass., died at Nazareth Home on August 26, 2013.  She had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 64 years.


Sister John Edith served in elementary education as teacher and librarian in Massachusetts and Maryland for 49 years. In Kentucky, Sister served in the Apostolate of Prayer at Russell Hall and Nazareth Motherhouse from 2000 until she recently became a resident at Nazareth Home.


Survivors include a sister, Edith Shirley Brian of Mt. Morris, NY, a brother, Robert O’Meara of Lynn, Massachusetts and her religious community.      


  1. Joan (Perry) Souders

    Sister John Edith was the perfect 1st grade teacher. She was very giving, diminutive & possessed the patience of Job. May perpetual light shine upon her.

  2. Catherine Sabaitis

    Sister John Edith was my first grade teacher at St. Edward School in Brockton, MA. I remember her as kind and soft spoken. She challenged her students to do better every day. Her devotion to God and her students was remarkable. I received a letter from her about a year before she died. It was filled with nice memories and all her current news. Rest in peace, Sister.


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