Sr. Helen Edward Dodd, DC
Receive email updates when there are changes to this story.
Sr. Helen Edward Dodd, DC
Born in Brooklyn, NY, August 4, 1924, Sister Helen Edward (baptized Helen Elizabeth) was one of four children born to Edward and Helen Jallon Dodd.
Sister Helen Edward graduated from St. Brendan Diocesan High School, Brooklyn, in 1942. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in English at St. Joseph's College Emmitsburg, MD in 1946; her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Catholic University, DC in 1954, and her Master of Science degree in Maternal Child Nursing, Boston College in 1959.
Sister Helen Edward entered the Community of the Daughters of Charity in 1946 from Good Shepherd Parish, Brooklyn. Following initial formation, Sister Helen Edward taught at Seton High School, Baltimore, MD (1947-1951), St. Joseph's Provincial House, Emmitsburg, MD (1951) student, then served as a nurse at Providence Hospital, Washington, DC (1951-1953), St. Vincent's Hospital, Jacksonville, FL (1953-1956), St. Margaret's Hospital, Dorchester, MA (1956-1968), St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, NY (1968), St. Vincent's Hospital, Jacksonville, FL (1968-1970), Elizabeth Ann Seton Hospital, Waterville, ME (1970-1973), St. Margaret's Hospital, Dorchester, MA (1973-1978), served as a Sister Servant at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, NY (1978-1985), Carney Hospital, Boston, MA (1985-1994). Sr. Helen Edward became a Certified Chaplain in 1989; Good Samaritan Residence, Pottsville, PA (1994-1999) Chaplain, St. Joseph's Provincial House, Emmitsburg, MD (1999-2000), Rosalie Rendu House, Niagara Falls, NY (2000-2006), then came to St. Louise House, Albany, NY Ministry of Prayer (2006).
Sister Helen Edward was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Edward. She is survived by her sister, Joan Pool and her husband, Bill; sister, Ann Dooling and her husband, John; and her sister-in-law, Mary; many nieces, nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews, and her Sister Companions at St. Louise House, Albany, NY.
A Wake Service for Sister Helen Edward Dodd, D.C., will be held Friday, January 11, 2019, from 4 to 7 PM at DePaul House Chapel, 96 Menand Rd., Menands, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister Helen Edward will be celebrated Saturday, January 12, 2019, at 10:00 AM in DePaul House Chapel. Burial will follow at St. Agnes Cemetery in Menands, NY.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Daughters of Charity, Province of St. Louise, 4330 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO.
Online condolences may be offered at danielkeenanfuneralhome.com
A place to share condolences and memories.
Share your condolences and special memories.
The guestbook expires on April 10, 2019.
Restore this Guestbook to share a memory or message of condolence of your own.