Sister Jeanne (Anne Campion) Ronayne (1943-2020)

Sister Jeanne Ronayne, SNDdeN, a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur for 60 years, went home to God on July 7, 2020, at St. Julie Billiart Residential Care in Ipswich, Massachusetts.

Sister Jeanne was born Helen Anne Ronayne in Dorchester, Mass., one of five children of parents John and Helen (Haberland) Ronayne. She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in 1960, taking the name Sister Anne Campion. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

She was deeply loved and will be forever remembered by her sisters, Ruth Duffy and her husband, James, of Duxbury and Mary Maslen of Australia, along with many nieces and nephews, grandnieces and nephews, students, friends, and her community of the Sisters of Notre Dame.

Sister Jeanne was predeceased by her sisters Claire Schneider and Sr. Anne Ronayne, SNDdeN.

Sister Jeanne's Ministries


1970-73 St. Joseph High School, Somerville, MA
1973-76 Clarendon Hill Nursery School, Somerville, MA
1977-81 Cambridge Catholic Charities, Cambridge, MA
1981-93 Italian Home for Children, Jamaica Plain, MA

Service to the Sisters

1965-70 St. John Convent, Peabody, MA (Cook)
1970-73 St. Joseph Convent, Somerville, MA (Cook)
1993-2001 Province Receptionist/Finance Office etc.


2001-07 Jesuit Urban Center, Boston, MA
2007-2010 Development Office, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA