OBITUARY | Sister Edward Cecilia Schniedermeier, CSJ

The funeral Mass for Sister Edward Cecilia Schniedermeier, CSJ, was celebrated May 15 at Nazareth Living Center in south St. Louis County. Sister Edward died May 12. She was 91 and had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 72 years.

OBITUARY | Sister Mary Anthony Mathews, ASC

The funeral Mass for Sister Mary Anthony Mathews, ASC, a longtime educator and missionary in China, was celebrated May 12 in the Ruma Center Chapel in Ruma, Ill. Sister Mary Anthony died May 8 at Ruma Center. She was 102 and had been a professed member of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ for 84 years.

OBITUARY | Sister Elizabeth Ann Compton, SL

The funeral Mass for Loretto Sister Elizabeth Ann Compton was celebrated May 7 at the Church of the Seven Dolors on the grounds of Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. Sister Elizabeth Ann died May 5 at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary. She was 88 and had been a Sister of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross for 69 years. An accomplished singer and storyteller, she taught music and ministered with older adults and children, serving for more than four decades in the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

OBITUARY | Sister Agnes Stottmann, FS

The memorial Mass for Sister Agnes Stottmann, FSM, was celebrated May 7 in the chapel at The Sarah Community in Bridgeton. Sister Agnes died May 1 at The Sarah Community. She was 94 and had been a Franciscan Sister of Mary for almost 77 years.

Born April 10, 1924, in Sterling, Okla., she entered the Sisters of St. Francis of Maryville on Sept. 3, 1941. She received the name Sister Mary Seraphia, and professed final vows May 6, 1947.

OBITUARY | Sister Marie Inez Bocklage, SSND

The funeral Mass for Sister Marie Inez Bocklage, SSND, was celebrated April 25 at School Sisters of Notre Dame Theresa Center chapel in south St. Louis County. Sister Marie Inez died April 21 at Anna House in Bridgeton. She was 76, and a former teacher, missionary, provincial leader and counselor.

OBITUARY | Brother James Droste, SM

The funeral Mass for Brother James Droste, SM, was celebrated April 21 at the Cure of Ars Chapel at St. John Vianney High School. Brother Droste died April 14 at Marianist Residence in San Antonio. He was 83 and had been a Marianist for 62 years, dedicating more than 20 years as a high school teacher and administrator, with later service in parish ministry, maintenance and groundskeeping.

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