Sunday, March 5, 2017

Sister Diane C Donoghue, Feb 26, 1931-Feb 26, 2017, EsperanzaObituary - Mary Cummins

Sister Diane C Donoghue, Diane Catherine Donoghue, Esperanza, Los Angeles, California, USC, family, ancestry, obituary, biography, Minnesota, James Donoghue, Margaret Pratt, John Donoghue, St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
Birth: Feb. 26, 1931 Hennepin County Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 2017 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Sister Diane Donoghue's parents were James J Donoghue from Iowa and Margaret S Pratt from Minnesota. Her brother was John. Sister Donoghue moved to Los Angeles with her family in 1935. She graduated from Los Angeles High School 1950 then USC in 1954 majoring in political science. She was a member of the Cal Club, Project India, Uni-camp, Panel of Americans and a member of sorority Pi Beta Phi. In 1955 Diane entered the Sisters of Social Service. In 1969 she received a Master of Social Work degree from the University of California at Berkeley. She went on to work as the director of a residential treatment center for adolescents with mental health issues in Sacramento, and then as the co-sponsor/director of a residential center for heroin-addicted women in South Central Los Angeles. Following a year of Sabbatical Studies at the University of California at Berkeley’s Graduate Theological Union, Sister Diane became the Community Organizer for St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in South Central Los Angeles in 1985. Four years later, as members of her community faced threats of eviction, Sister Diane founded Esperanza. Esperanza’s first project was Villa Esperanza Apartments: 33 units of affordable housing for large families, a community center, and an onsite Head Start program. In 2006, Sister Diane retired from Esperanza. She went on to work with the Development Department of the Sisters of Social Service Sister Diane received many awards and accolades for her work – including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southern California Association of Non-Profit Housing, the UCLA Alumni Award for Community Service, the 2007 UCLA Alumnus of the Year Award, the Empowerment Award from the Los Angeles Archdiocese, an Honorary Doctorate from Occidental College, and the 2002 National “Courage in Community” Award from the McAuley Institute. She is survived by her brother, John, and sister-in-law, Margie, and their children: Mary Kaye, James, Mark, Janae, Jean, Marna and Patricia. Sr. Diane loved sharing time with her family including John and Margie's 20 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

USC 1954

Sister Diane C Donoghue, Diane Catherine Donoghue, Esperanza, Los Angeles, California, USC, family, ancestry, obituary, biography, Minnesota, James Donoghue, Margaret Pratt, John Donoghue, St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
 Los Angeles High School 1949
Sister Diane C Donoghue, Diane Catherine Donoghue, Esperanza, Los Angeles, California, USC, family, ancestry, obituary, biography, Minnesota, James Donoghue, Margaret Pratt, John Donoghue, St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church


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