Mary Jane McMakin, SCN

Posted by Spalding Hurst

February 2, 2017

Mary Jane McMakin, SCN, 79, a native of Quincy, Massachusetts, died at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Sister Mary Jane had been a professed SCN for 58 years.

She served in education in Kentucky, Virginia, and Massachusetts. In Louisville, she served at St. Agnes, St. Frances of Rome School and St. Matthias School. Sister Mary Jane also served in healthcare in Massachusetts.

She is survived by her sister, Elizabeth M. Whalen, Abington Massachusetts; her brother, Arthur J McMakin, Somerset, Massachusetts; her brother William B. McMakin, Burlington Massachusetts; and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth.

View the archived video of Sister Mary Jane’s funeral Mass here:


  1. Thomas Whalen

    I am very proud of you Auntie Sissy

  2. Bill McMakin

    Sister Mary Jane was a great person and a great “little” sister.
    She grew up in Randolph, MA, and was educated at Archbishop Williams High School by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. She was predeceased by her parents, John F.& Helen B. McMakin and two of her brothers, John F. McMakin, Jr and Robert J. McMakin. She has also taught at St Brigid’s School in South Boston, MA.

    I’m sure God is rewarding her greatly for her years of dedicated service to His Church!

  3. Sister Ann Susan

    Sister Mary Jane was a great SCN and wonderful person.
    Sister Ann Susan

  4. Jim Fowkes

    Sister Mary Jane was a great friend to me. May she rest in Eternal Peace.


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