Sister Mary Peter McCusker, RSM, died in Oakland, CA, on Tuesday, December 62016, at the age of 79. She entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1959 after earning her R.N. at St. Mary’s College of Nursing. In 1991 she became parish nurse at Most Holy Trinity Parish in San Jose. State Senator John Vasconcellos named her Woman of the Year for the 13th Congressional District in 1999 in recognition of her work to provide health care and employment to those with little resources.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Sisters of Mercy for their mission in Peru, 2300 Adeline Drive Burlingame, CA 94010.