Sister Raphael Divine
Elizabeth was born in Meannee the daughter of Michael and Mary Devine. The family lived in a rural area of the Hawkes Bay.
Sister Thelma Backhurst
Thelma Backhurst was born in Auckland, 6 May 1940. Her parents were George and Gladys Backhurst. John her brother was the only other member of the family. Sister Baptist, her father’s sister, was a Sister of Compassion.
Sister Helena Hart
Sister Helena Joan Hart was born in New Plymouth, 19 June 1929. Her parents were Catherine and Augustine Hart. Joan, the third in a family of five, had three sisters and a brother.