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Sister Joan Gaskell RSM: RIP

Adelaide Sister of Mercy, Joan Gaskell (formerly Sister Mary Augustine), died in Adelaide on June 18 following a short illness.

Joan (pictured right) was described in her obituary notice as a woman full of “wisdom, wit, justice and compassion”.

Many of her friends, representing the varied and rich areas of her life, gathered at the Cecilia Cunningham Chapel in Adelaide for a Vigil on June 23 and Mass on June 24.

The eulogy was given by her friend, Sister Anne Waugh RSM. Download a PDF version of the euology here.