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degree I can attain it.”

St. Elizabeth Seton

In Memoriam

S. Catherine Cahur

S. Catherine Cahur

S. Catherine Cahur died Sept. 22, 2019, at the age of 82 in San Francisco, California. Sister Cathy was born March 8, 1937 to Benjamin and Eleanor (Grams) Cahur in Cleveland, Ohio. She was a Sister of Charity for 64 years.

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S. Joan Groff

S. Joan Groff

S. Joan Groff died Sept. 2, 2019, at the age of 90 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati.

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S. Eileen Therese Breslin

S. Eileen Therese Breslin

S. Eileen Therese Breslin died Aug. 23, 2019, at the age of 103 in Mother Margaret Hall, the nursing facility for the Sisters of Charity …

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S. Marie Josetta Wethington

S. Marie Josetta Wethington

S. Marie Josetta Wethington died Aug. 17, 2019, at the age of 87 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati. S. Marie Josetta was born Margaret Ann Wethington on March 5, 1932, to Joseph F. and Etta (Walter) Wethington in Huntington, West Virginia. She was a Sister of Charity for 67 years …

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S. Patricia McNally

S. Patricia McNally

S. Patricia McNally died Aug. 2, 2019, at the age of 93 in Mother Margaret Hall, the nursing facility for the Sisters of Charity. Sister Patricia was born on Oct. 25, 1925, to John and Elizabeth (Milhouse) McNally in Springfield, Ohio. She was a Sister of Charity for 76 years.

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S. Mary Kathryn McFerrin

S. Mary Kathryn McFerrin

S. Mary Kathryn McFerrin died July 29, 2019, at the age of 90 in Mother Margaret Hall. S. Mary Kathryn was born on Dec. 30, 1928, to Charles E. and Florentine (Stein) McFerrin in Chillicothe, Ohio. She was a Sister of Charity for 71 years.

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S. Rose William Herzog

S. Rose William Herzog

S. Rose William Herzog died June 2, 2019, at the age of 90 in Mother Margaret Hall, the nursing facility for the Sisters of Charity. Sister Rose William was born Rita Ann Herzog on Dec. 4, 1928, to Joseph F. and Matilda (Ervin) Herzog in Columbus, Ohio. The family included five boys and four girls. She was a Sister of Charity for 68 years …

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S. Mary Helen McKenna

S. Mary Helen McKenna

S. Mary Helen McKenna died May 29, 2019, at the age of 98 in Mother Margaret Hall. Visitation will be Thursday, June 6 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Heritage Room until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 3 p.m. Read more about S. Mary Helen McKenna …

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S. Janet Gildea

S. Janet Gildea

S. Janet Gildea died April 4, 2019, at the age of 62 in the Sisters of Charity community home in Anthony, New Mexico. She valiantly endured metastatic ovarian cancer for 11 years. S. Janet was born on Sept. 11, 1956, to Eugene and Carol (Suelzer) Gildea in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was one of six children. She was a Sister of Charity for 36 years.

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S. Mary Paula Renne

S. Mary Paula Renne

S. Mary Paula Renne died Feb. 10, 2019, at the age of 96 in Mother Margaret Hall, the nursing facility of the Sisters of Charity. S. Mary Paula was born on Jan. 2, 1923, to Paul J. and Caroline (de Puydt) Renne in Mankato, Minnesota. She was the third of 10 children. She was a Sister of Charity for 75 years.

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S. Francis Clare Pavioni

S. Francis Clare Pavioni

S. Francis Clare Pavioni died Jan. 10, 2019, at the age of 94 in Mother Margaret Hall, the nursing facility of the Sisters of Charity. S. Francis Clare was born on Jan. 24, 1924, to Peter A. and Frances (Villa) Pavioni in Gallop, New Mexico. She was the youngest of five children. She was a Sister of Charity for 65 years.

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Alive with the Spirit of God

Mother Margaret Hall Spiritual Life Department staff members Sisters Carol Leveque, Elaine Merkel, OSF, and Mary Gallagher are alive with the Spirit of God, a Spirit that brings joy and life to the Sisters in MMH. …