Sr Deirdre O’Loan of the Infant Jesus Sisters in Singapore passed away at 83 years old, on 13 August 2016. She had pancreatic cancer.
Sr Deirdre came to Singapore in 1974. She was with Catholic Junior College (CJC) from its establishment, first as a General Paper teacher and later as head of the English department. She became CJC’s vice-principal in 1986 and principal from 1988 to 1994. From 1994, she served as the supervisor of the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (CHIJ) schools. In 2014, Sr Deirdre was recognized as an inspiring leader in the field of education and received the Public Service Star for her contributions.
Her wake is currently held in the CHIJ Convent at 4A Chestnut Drive. Mass and prayers will be said every night at 7.00pm.
Details of Funeral
Date: 17 August 2016
Venue: Church of St Joseph (Bukit Timah)
Cremation will follow after at Mandai Crematorium Hall 4, at 12.30pm.
We invite you to remember her in your masses and prayers.
Chancery of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore
#07-01 Catholic Centre, 55 Waterloo Street, Singapore 187954