Sr. Mary Clarissa Tanner, O.S.C.
ANDOVER Sr. Mary Clarissa Tanner, O.S.C., 95, died Monday, March 19, 2012, at the Monastery of St. Clare in Andover.
Sister was born February 15, 1917, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She was a daughter of the late Herbert and the late Bessie (Garrett) Tanner.
Sister Mary Clarissa entered Religious Life on February 11, 1936, and took Her Solemn Profession of Vows on February 25, 1941.
Sister was predeceased by her parents, brothers, and sisters, and is survived by her religious family at the Monastery of St. Clare, Andover
SISTER MARY CLARISSA WILL LIE IN STATE ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, AT THE MONASTERY OF ST. CLARE, 445 RIVER RD., ANDOVER FROM 2 UNTIL 5 P.M. WITH A WAKE SERVICE TO BE HELD AT 4 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY. ON THURSDAY, HER FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT 9 A.M. AT THE MONASTERY. BURIAL IN ST. MARY CEMETERY. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND ST., LOWELL MA 978-458-6816. MEMORIALS IN HER NAME TO MONASTERY OF ST. CLARE, 445 RIVER RD., ANDOVER MA 01810. E-CONDOLENCE SITE WWW.MCDONOUGHFUNERALHOME.COM