Sister Joanne Eneguess, MPV, 85, of Northborough


Sister Joanne Eneguess, MPVNorthborough – Sister Joanne Eneguess, MPV, 85 of Northborough, a Religious Venerini  Sister and teacher for over 60 years, passed away at Beaumont of Northborough on Thursday, November 10th, 2022.

Sister Joanne was born in Marlboro, November 1, 1937, a daughter of the late, Thomas and Jennie (Lawrence) Eneguess. Sister Joanne entered the Religious Venerini Sisters from Immaculate Conception Parish in Marlboro on February 2, 1955, and professed vows on August 25, 1957. She graduated from Venerini Academy and Anna Maria College in Paxton. Sister Joanne, taught at St Anna’s school in Leominster, and at Venerini Academy in Worcester.  She was principal at St. Anna’s School from 1969 to1972. Having been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in her twenties, Sister Joanne retired early and was a part time teacher, volunteer, and worked in medical billing. She was also, Provincial Treasurer. Sister Joanne was very active in the MS Society and a Passionist Associate.

Sister Joanne is survived by her Religious Venerini Sisters and Associates, a sister-in-law, Judy Eneguess several cousins and many friends.   She joins in heaven, her parents, three brothers, Francis, Jackie, and Paul, as well as many religious sisters she worked and lived with.

A period of calling hours will be held Tuesday, November 15, from 2 pm to 4 pm at MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St.  Her celebration of Christian life funeral will be held Wednesday, November 16th from the funeral home with a procession beginning at 10:20 am, to St Rose of Lima Church, 244 West Main St Northborough where her Mass will be held at 11 am. Burial with her family will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Marlboro.

The Sisters would like to thank the staff at Beaumont Nursing Home and Hospice Care Staff in Northborough for their care and dedication to Sister in her last years.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Venerini Sisters Retirement fund,  23 Edward Street Worcester 01605.