Sister Angelina Marie of the Mother of God, O.C.D. (Juanita Eva Milligan), 90, of Jefferson City, passed from this life to Eternity on First Friday, November 3, 2023, at Our Lady of Rickenbach Health Care Center in Clyde, Missouri.
She was born October 28, 1933, in Aragon, New Mexico, the daughter of the late Benjamin and Vickie (Aragon) Milligan.
She was baptized on October 31, 1933, in Aragon, NM. She also received her Confirmation, as was customary at the time, on October 17, 1934, at Santa Mino Church where she also received her First Holy Communion on May 19, 1941.
She received her education at Aragon Public School where the Franciscan Sisters taught the students.
Sr. Angelina Marie entered Carmel of Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 28, 1948 – her 15th Birthday and received the Holy Habit of Carmel on October 29, 1949. Sister made her First Profession of Vows on January 23, 1951, and she made her Solemn Profession of Vows on October 28, 1954.
Sister was one of the original Sisters of the Jefferson City Discalced Carmelite Monastery arriving on February 22, 1963, from the Carmel of Santa Fe, NM, three years after the Jefferson City Carmel’s Foundation on May 1, 1960.
Sister loved her Carmelite Vocation, her community and prayed fervently each day for the Church especially, for our Bishops and Priests, together with all the Friends and Benefactors of our beloved Diocese of Jefferson City.
Sister served her community in many offices throughout her many years in Carmel and was always grateful for any service done by all our devoted friends and staff who assisted her during her later years. Sister always had a ready and beautiful smile for everyone! May her Soul Rest in Peace.
Sister is survived by two sisters and one brother and their spouses: Rita and Bob Baca, Teresita and David Magathon, and Jerome and Agnes Milligan.
She is preceded in death by 7 of her Carmelite Sisters in Community, her parents and four of her siblings, Jessie, Lucinda, Mary and Samuel.
Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Thursday, November 9, 2023, at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Jefferson City with a prayer service at 6 p.m. lead by the Reverend Monsignor Robert A. Kurwicki, Vicar General.
The concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Cathedral of St. Joseph. Most Reverend W. Shawn McKnight, Bishop of Jefferson City and Most Reverend John R. Gaydos, Bishop Emeritus of Jefferson City will preside.
Burial will be in the Carmelite Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy are suggested to Holy Masses for the Repose of her Soul.
Services entrusted to Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City. trimblefunerals.com