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Race for the Cure highlights 3 sisters’ roles

Named Genaro's Gems after their late father, from left, Janice Naples-Murphy, Rosemary Wisniewski, and Kathy Carney prepare for the Komen Race for The Cure Thursday, September 27, 2012. The three sisters are all breast cancer survivors.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Named Genaro's Gems after their late father, from left, Janice Naples-Murphy, Rosemary Wisniewski, and Kathy Carney prepare for the Komen Race for The Cure Thursday, September 27, 2012. The three sisters are all breast cancer survivors.
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When Galway resident Rosemary Wisniewski received word from her doctor that she had breast cancer in September of 2002, it was a bittersweet comfort to know she would not be fighting the disease alone. A year earlier, her younger sister, Janice Murphy, had received that same diagnosis. The year before that, the youngest sister in the family, Kathy Carney, began her battle with breast cancer. The sisters helped each other to weather the hardships of ...


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