Sister Armida, 75

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Sister Maria Armida Fabela, MDPVM, 75, of Kingsville, Texas, passed away February 13th. She served in Catholic education in the Diocese of Camden for more than 20 years, including Saint Peter School, Merchantville. She was born on November 16, 1946, in Los Angeles, California, to Hector M. and Enriqueta Fabela. She was a member of Missionary Daughters of Pure Virgin Mary for 56 years and a former principal and teacher. She was a graduate from Texas A&M University, earning a master of administration degree.  In 2015, Sr. Armida penned an article in the Star Herald about her choice to make the religious life her vocation. In the Diocese of Camden, a Mass for Sister Armida will be celebrated 7 p.m. on March 24th at the Parish of All Saints, Millville, NJ.