Sr. Jane Frances, SSpS (Frances Cecilia Millane)
April 23, 1930 - June 6, 2018
Sr. Jane was an amazing inspiration for her family and left a lasting legacy with the education fraternity in Papua New Guinea and the thousands of students whose lives she touched.
1948 Fairfield High School Graduate
1950 Entered Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit
1962 Arrived in Papua New Guinea for her mission assignment
1962 - 1969 Trained teachers in Alexishaven and Madang
1969 - 1972 Taught English as a second language at the University in Port Moresby
1972 Became Principal of Malala Catholic Secondary School and spent the rest of her years ministering at Malala
2017 Returned to the Holy Spirit Missionary Sisters USA, Chicago
Sr. Jane was the daughter of John and Cecilia (Arndt) Millane. Sister to Joe Millane, Leo Millane, John (Bud) Millane (her twin), Ed Millane, Sr. Pacelli Millane, Kathryn Greiner, Rita Hammes, and Jim Millane. Sr. Jane was in her 89th year of life and her 65th year of religious profession when she passed into eternal life.
The National (PNG) articles describe Sr. Jane as having a big heart and steely determination and the Matriarch of Malala:
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