A memorial Mass was celebrated for Sister Jean William Diepenbrock Oct. 24 in St. Joseph Chapel of the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood motherhouse in O'Fallon.
Sister Jean William, 72, died Sept. 14. Born Sandra Elaine Diepenbrock in St. Louis, Sister Jean William entered the community in 1961 and made her first profession of vows in 1964 and final profession in 1969. She earned a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1970 and was one of only two women in the engineering classes there in the 1960s.
A funeral Mass for Sister Marcella Polizzi was celebrated Nov. 18 at Sacred Heart Manor Chapel in Hamden, Conn. A memorial Mass was to be celebrated at St. Ambrose Church in south St. Louis on Nov. 27.
Sister Marcella, 91, died Nov. 14 at Sacred Heart Manor. Born Josephine Polizzi in St. Louis, she entered the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in 1943 in New Haven, Conn. She professed first vows there in 1945 and perpetual vows in 1951.
A funeral Mass was celebrated for Sister Consilia Mantello Nov. 14 at Sacred Heart Manor Chapel in Hamden, Conn.
Sister Consilia 83, died Nov. 9 at Sacred Heart Manor. She served in the Archdiocese of St. Louis for four years and as the provincial superior of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus for nine years.
A funeral Mass was celebrated for Sister Rose Schrage Nov. 18 in the Ruma Center Chapel in Ruma, Ill.
Sister Rose, 86, died Nov. 14 at the Ruma Center. She had been a professed member of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ for 67 years.
Born Margaret Rose Schrage in St. Rose, Ill., she made first profession in 1948 and professed final vows in 1953. Sister Rose earned a bachelor's degree in history and a master's degree in American history, both from St. Louis University.