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nun , Treasurer , business administrator

Sister M. Martin de Porres McHale, business administrator, treasurer, nun. Joined Congregation of Sisters, Servants of Immaculate Heart of Mary, 1955. Recipient Velvet Hammer award United Way Lackawanna County, 1985, Women's Recognition Business award Young Women’s Christian Association of Scranton, 1987.


McHale, Sister M. Martin de Porres was born on October 23, 1931 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Thomas Patrick and Elizabeth Loretta (Loftus) McHale.


Student, Scranton/Lackawanna Business College, 1950. Bachelor of Science, Marywood College, Scranton, 1963. Master of Business Administration, Marywood College, Scranton, 1990.

Postgraduate, New York University, 1966.


Secretary Anthracite Overall Company, Scranton, 1950-1952, Burne Oldsmobile Company, Scranton, 1952-1955. Teacher St. Monica School, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1958-1961, Bishop Klonowski High School, Scranton, 1961-1963, Bishop Hannon High School, Scranton, 1963-1968. Treasurer general Congregation of Sisters of Immaculate Heart of Mary, 1968-1978, business manager, 1978-1981.

Vice president business affairs, treasurer Marywood College, 1981-1996.


  • Joined Congregation of Sisters, Servants of Immaculate Heart of Mary, 1955.


Board directors Blue Cross of Northeast Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre, 1979-1988, 90—, treasurer, 1985-1988, chair audit committee, since 1994. Board directors health maintenance organization of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre, since 1986, United Way Lackawanna County, Scranton, 1979-1985, 88-94, Scranton chapter American Red Cross, 1983-1988. Board directors Meals on Wheels, Scranton, 1985-1988, treasurer, 1986-1988.

Member general chapter Congregation Immaculate Heart of Mary Charitable Trust Fund, 1968-1998, trustee, since 1988. Board trustees Marywood College, 1968-1975, 77-81. Member National Business Education Association, Delta Pi Epsilon.


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Thomas Patrick McHale

Elizabeth Loretta (Loftus) McHale