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Sister Helen Kerrigan, BVM

A funeral Mass for Sister Helen (Paulita) Kerrigan, BVM, was celebrated Nov. 21 at the Marian Hall Chapel in Dubuque, Iowa. Sister Helen died Nov. 16 at Marian Hall. She was 96 and had been a Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary for 77 years.

Born in Davenport, Iowa, on March 19, 1921, she entered the BVM congregation on Sept. 8, 1940. She professed first vows on March 19, 1943, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1948.

Obituary | Sr. Claire Marie McLevy, BVM

A funeral Mass for Sister Claire Marie McLevy was celebrated Dec. 23 in the Marian Hall Chapel in Dubuque, Iowa.

Sister Claire Marie, 92, died Dec. 20 at Marian Hall.

Obituary | Sr. Doris M. Walsh, BVM

A funeral Mass was celebrated Oct. 17 in the Marian Hall Chapel of the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary's Marian Hall in Dubuque, Iowa, for Sister Doris M. Walsh, a retired educator. Sister Doris, 88, died Oct. 1 at Marian Hall in Dubuque.

Born in St. Louis, she entered the BVM congregation from St. Matthew Parish in St. Louis in 1946. She professed first vows in 1949 and final vows in 1954.

Obituary | Sr. Mary Verelyn Kelly, BVM

A funeral Mass was celebrated Oct. 23 in the Marian Hall Chapel in Dubuque, Iowa, for Sister Mary Verelyn Kelly, an elementary and high school teacher and administrator. Sister Mary Verelyn died Oct. 17 at the age of 91.

She entered the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1944 from St. Anthony's Parish in Casper, Wyo. She professed final vows in 1952.

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