Sister Roselyn Kelly

Sister Roselyn Kelly, CSJ

Kelly, Roselyn, CSJ (formerly Sister Bertilde) died peacefully on December 16, 2013 in the 68th year of her religious life.

She is predeceased by her parents, John Kelly and Irene Elizabeth Murray and her brothers Father John, Edward, Hugh, Murray and Bernard and James.

She will be dearly missed by her sisters Joanne Kelly and Alecia (Denny) Mason, her sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews and her sisters in community.

Sister Roselyn entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1946.

She became a teacher and taught for sixteen years in Toronto, Merriton, Thorold, and in Terrace, B.C.

She then became a catechetics consultant for seven years with the Toronto Separate School Board.

In 1976, Sister Roselyn went to Kitimat, B.C. where she was the religious education coordinator for the parish for six years.

She served as Local Leader for the community at the House of Studies for four years.

For eleven years, Sister Roselyn was on the staff of St. Joseph’s Centre at Morrow Park.

For the last twelve years her main ministry was one of prayer for the needs of the community and the world.

Sister Roselyn’s wake was held at the Sisters of St. Joseph’s residence at 2 O’Connor Drive, Toronto on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 from 3:30 p.m.

with a prayer vigil at 7:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian burial took place at 2 O’Connor Drive, Toronto on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.

Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.


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