VILLA MARIA, PA Sister Mary Kathryn Pillot, H.M., formerly Sr. Philip Neri, 91, died September 24, 2022 at Villa Maria Community Center. Originally from Louisville, she graduated from Canton Central Catholic High School in 1949 and entered the Sisters of the Humility of Mary in 1950 from St. Louis Parish. She professed her perpetual vows in 1955.
Sr. Mary Kathryn received her RN from St. Elizabeth Hospital School of Nursing, Youngstown in 1955 and completed her BSN in 1962 from Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. She served as an RN at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Youngstown and was with the senior alliance program at St. Joseph Riverside Hospital, Warren in the early 1980s. During the Vietnam War she provided nursing services and was a surgery supervisor at Khanh Hoa Provincial Hospital, Nha Trang, Vietnam for two years.
The daughter of the late Charles and Laura (Malcuit) Pillot and sister of the late Lillian Stonebrook, Carolyn McCauley and Bernice Kendrick, she is survived by her loving nieces and nephews and their families, and her sisters in the Humility of Mary Congregation with whom she shared her life for 72 years.
Funeral Friday, Sept. 30 at 10:30 AM at Villa Maria Chapel, Villa Maria PA. Friends may call at Villa Maria Chapel from 9:30 – 10:15 am prior to the funeral Mass. The funeral will be livestreamed.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of the Humility of Mary, Development Office, PO Box 534, Villa Maria PA 16155. Arrangements by McCauley Funeral Home - Youngstown
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