Irene Cecilia (Sister Mary Colette, O.P.) Greek
(1909-2000)
1911
Irene and Colette, Princeton, Indiana, 1909.
1911
Irene (L) and Colette (R) and Grandparents, John Henry and Mary Elizabeth Greek (holding Clarence), in Moreno, Riverside, CA. Circa Oct 1911.
1911
Irene and Grandpa John Henry in Moreno, Riverside, CA. Circa 1911.
1911
Greek family - summer 1912.
L to R: Colette,Claude, Clarence, Mayme (holding Alice), Irene.
1911
Colette, Clarence and Irene circa late 1912
1914
Greek children, Early 1914.
L to R: Clarence, Colette, Alice, Irene.
1915
Greek family in Highgrove, Riverside, CA, circa 1915.
Adults-L to R: Charles, Claude, Mayme, Mont, Effie, Rose, Margaret (Sheridan) Johnson, Dave.
Children-L to R:Alice, Ralph, Clarence, Irene, Colette with Charlie.
Charles, Mont and Dave are Claude's brothers. Effie is Mont's wife, Rose is Dave's wife and Maggie (Sheridan) is Mayme's sister.
Ralph is Dave and Rose's son and Charlie is Mont and Effie's son.
1911
Irene. First Communion, 1916.
1911
Irene and Colette circa 1916.
1911
Irene (L) and Colette(R) with Aunt Rose and cousin Ralph circa 1917.
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The Greek children at an outing in 1917 (most likely, Fairmount Park in Riverside). L to R: Colette holding Ray, Alice, and Irene.
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The Greek children at their home in Highgrove (Riverside), CA, circa early 1918. L to R: Clarence, Colette, Ray, Irene, Alice.
1919
The Greek family circa April 1919. L to R: Irene, Colette, Ray, Mayme,Dickie, Clarence, Claude.
(Alice was in the hospital.)
1923
The Greek family circa June 1923. L to R: Clarence, Ray, Colette,
Alice,Claude, Mayme (holding Bill) Irene, Rolly.
1924
The Greek family circa late 1924.
L to R: Alice, Claude, Bill, Mayme,
Rolly, Irene, Ray
1923
Irene 8th grade graduation. 1924
1923
Irene with cousin Mary (Rose's daughter) circa 1926.
1923
Irene in high school circa 1927.
This picture was taken at the family home at at 766 Franklin Street in Riverside.
1923
Irene in 1928.
1923
Irene high school graduation. 1928.
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Two months after graduation, Irene entered Sacred Heart Convent in Houston, Texas
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Sister Mary Colette, O.P.
1941
Sister Colette with her brothers circa 1941.
L to R: Rolly, Jack. Ray, Bill, Clarence.
1942
Sister Colette and Mayme circa 1942.
1942a
Sister Colette with John Hill and Sharon Greek (Ray and Virginia's daughter) circa 1942.
1945
Sister Colette in Los Angeles circa 1945.
L to R: Sister Colette, Alice, Jack
Front- Richard, Jim, John, Roger.
1946
Sister Colette on a visit to the family in Oregon on the beach at Florence, OR, Summer, 1946.
L to R: Roger, Sister, Jim, John, Jack, and Rich.
1947
Sister Colette 1947 while teaching at St Mary's High School in Taylor, Texas.
1950
Sister Colette with her brothers(L to R) Ray, Bill, and Rolly. Taken at our home in Fontana in 1950.
1950
Sister Colette with Virginia (L), Alice, and Cousin Rosemary Sheridan (R). Taken at our home in Fontana in 1950.
1950a
L to R: Virginia, Ray, Sister Colette, Bill, Alice, Rosemary, Gene, Rolly. In front are Ray and Virginia's children (L to R): Doug, Pat, Sharon. Taken at our home in Fontana in 1950.
1955
Greek family picnic in Santa Ana, CA, 1955.
L to R: Ray, Virginia, Emma (Clarence's wife), Clarence, Jack, Sister Colette, Margarette (Jack's wife), Alice, Bill, Bill's friend, Rolly, Dorothy (Rolly's wife)
1956
Family at our home in Fontana, 1956.
Standing L to R:Rolly, Gene, Bill, Jack, Clarence, Sister Colette.
Seated L to R: Alice, Emma, Dot, Margarette.
1959
Christmas in Fontana 1959.
L to R: Ray, Jack, Rolly, Alice, Bill, Sister Colette.
1976
Sister Colette 1976 while teaching in Whittier, California.
1985
Sister Colette with some of the Greek family. Whittier, CA. Mar 1985. (L to R:) Jack, Stephen, Sister Colette, Virginia, Patsy, Dot, Rolly, Ray (in back), Clarence, and Stephanie.
1995
Sister Colette retiring from teaching at the Whittier Adult Education Institute in 1990.
1996
Sister Colette in"retirement" doing what she loved best. June 1996.
1996a
Sister Colette circa 1996.
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Sister Colette with her nephew, Roger (me). Dominic's Villa, Houston, TX. Jun 1999.
1990s
Sister Colette's hobbies had always been sewing and making beautiful note cards incorporating dried flowers. This field of Texas flowers must have been heaven for her.
2000
Sister Colette with several of her sister nuns at Dominic's Villa in Houston, Texas, 2000.
She died shortly after this picture was taken.
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