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Sister Mary Ambrose Wozniak

October 14, 1940 ~ October 20, 2021 (age 81)


Sister Mary Ambrose Wozniak, 81, a Felician Sister for 63 years, died in UPMC Passavant-McCandless Hospital, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on October 20, 2021.  The former Theresa Wozniak was born to the late Mack and Martha (Desser) Wozniak on October 14, 1940, in Erie, Pennsylvania.  She was a member of Holy Trinity Parish in Erie, PA.  She entered the Buffalo Province of the Felician Sisters on July 2, 1958, and professed perpetual vows on August 16, 1966.  She graduated from Holy Trinity Elementary School and St. Benedict Academy in Erie, PA.  She held a Bachelor in Arts degree from Medaille College of Buffalo, and a Master of Science in Education from State University of New York College at Buffalo. 

Sister Ambrose is the loving sister of Mary Voorhees and is also survived by nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her brothers Edward Donn, Louis Donikowski, and Joseph Donikowski and her sisters Martha Markiewicz and Ann Wozniak.

A wake for Sister Ambrose will be held at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Convent, 600 Doat Street, Cheektowaga, NY., on Sunday, October 24, 2021, from 1 to 5 PM.  An Evening Prayer Service will take place at 5 PM in the convent chapel.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 25, 2021, at 11:00 AM in the convent chapel.

Interment at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, in Cheektowaga, New York.

Memorials may be made to Felician Sisters, 600 Doat Street Cheektowaga, New York 14211.

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