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Obituary: Sister 'Hurricane Helen,' 94

Befriending flocks of lively teenagers, sitting at the bedside of dying children, providing a place where their parents could stay, visiting criminals in prison. These are just some of the missions Sister Helen Costello undertook over her years as a Religious of the Sacred Heart and teacher at Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton. Sister Costello died Jan. 24 at Oakwood, the Society's elder care center in Atherton. She was 94.

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