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Obituary | Sister Evelyn Marie Peterman, FSM

A memorial Mass for Sister Evelyn Marie Peterman, FSM, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, at The Sarah Community Chapel in Bridgeton. Sister Evelyn died Nov. 15 at The Sarah Community. She was 88 and had been a Franciscan Sister of Mary for more than 74 years.

Evelyn Marie Peterman was born Dec. 7, 1928, in St. Louis and entered the Sisters of St. Mary on July 29, 1943, receiving the name Sister Cecilia Marie. She professed final vows Feb. 11, 1950.

Obituary | Sister Rose Maureen Mahoney, FSM

A funeral Mass for Sister Rose Maureen Mahoney, FSM, will be celebrated Monday, Oct. 2 at the chapel at The Sarah Community in Bridgeton. Sister Rose Maureen, a Franciscan Sister of Mary for 63 years, died September 27 at The Sarah Community. She was 83.

She was born Virginia Anne Mahoney on March 22, 1934, in Hannibal, Mo., one of two children born to J. Frank and Rose C. Mahoney. Her brother is Father Robert J. Mahoney.

Obituary | Sister Mary Joan Meyer, FSM

A memorial Mass will be celebrated for Sister Mary Joan Meyer, FSM, at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, in the chapel at The Sarah Community, 12284 DePaul Drive in Bridgeton.

A Franciscan Sister of Mary for 54 years, Sister Mary Joan died Aug. 20 at The Sarah Community in Bridgeton. She was 79.

Obituary | Sr. Mary Angelita Terrio, FSM

A memorial Mass for Sister Mary Angelita Terrio, FSM, will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 26, 2017, in the chapel at The Sarah Community in Bridgeton. Sister Angelita died June 12 at The Sarah Community. A Franciscan Sister of Mary for more than 72 years, she was 87.

Born Adele Bernardine Terrio on August 2, 1929, in St. Charles, she entered the Sisters of St. Mary on August 4, 1944. She received the name Sr. Mary Angelita, and she professed final vows September 29, 1950. She completed a bachelor's in nursing from St. Louis University in 1954.

Obituary | Sr. Marie Christine Berner, FSM

A funeral Mass for Sister Marie Christine Berner was celebrated Feb. 13 in the chapel at The Sarah Community in Bridgeton.

Sister Christine, a Franciscan Sister of Mary for 61 years, died Feb. 8 at The Sarah Community. She was 78.

Born Marjorie Ann Berner in St. Louis, she entered the Sisters of St. Mary in 1955, received the name Sister Marie Christine and professed final vows in 1963. (The Sisters of St. Mary reunited with the Sisters of St. Francis of Maryville, Mo., as the Franciscan Sisters of Mary in 1987.)

Obituary | Sr. Mary Dorine Wittenbrink, FSM

A memorial Mass for Sister Mary Dorine Wittenbrink, FSM, was celebrated Jan. 11 in the chapel at The Sarah Community in Bridgeton.

A Franciscan Sister of Mary for 82 years, Sister Mary Dorine died Jan. 2 at The Sarah Community. She was 100.

She was known as "preemie Sister" for her legendary work with the tiniest of babies. She established the premature nursery at St. Mary's Hospital, Madison, Wis., and developed the instructional programs for physicians and nurses on caring for these infants.

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