Irene McCormack’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

August 21, 1938

Death Date

May 21, 1991

Age of Death

52 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Huasahuasi, Peru



The missionary Irene McCormack died at the age of 52. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered for her missionary work in Peru with the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart, McCormack was murdered by members of a Peruvian Communist guerrilla group.

After becoming a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph at age nineteen, she had a three-decade teaching career in her native Australia. She began her Peruvian missionary work in the late 1980s.

She was an avid amateur tennis player and golfer.