Sister Jean Hunter, RSCJ, 88, died Jan. 20, in Albany.

Sister Jean was born on Feb. 12, 1931, in New Rochelle to James Francis Hunter and Rosemary Abbott Hunter. Sister Jean entered the Society of the Sacred Heart at Kenwood in 1954, made her first vows in 1956 and her final profession in Rome in 1962.

Sister Jean taught at the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Grosse Pointe, Mich., the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, Conn., and Kenwood in Albany. She served in administration at Manhattanville College, the Diocese of Albany and the Archdiocese of Detroit, was a pastoral associate at St. Edward Parish in Seattle and a case manager at the YWCA in Kent, Wash., and in Seattle. Sister Jean also served on Society committees, diocesan committees in Albany and Detroit and national organizations.

Sister Jean is survived by her brother, Anthony “Tony” Hunter, her sister, Barbara Latu, many loving nieces and nephews and her Sisters in the Society of the Sacred Heart. 

A Mass of Christian Burial was held in the Teresian House Chapel on Jan. 27. Memorial contributions can be made to the Society of the Sacred Heart, 4120 Forest Park Avenue, St. Louis, Miss., 63108