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Obituary | Sr. Marie Bertrand Wright, OP

A funeral Mass for Sister Marie Bertrand Wright was celebrated July 11 at the Dominican motherhouse in Sinsinawa, Wis. Sister Marie Bertrand died July 5 at St. Dominic Villa in Sinsinawa. She was 94 and had been a Sinsinawa Dominican for 69 years.

Born in St. Louis, Sister Marie Bertrand made first religious profession in 1947 and final profession in 1950. She taught high school science for 41 years, served as principal for six years and was a pastoral minister for 20 years. Sister Marie Bertrand served in South Dakota, Alabama, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin and Alaska.

Obituary | Sr. Mary Blish, RSCJ

A funeral Mass for Sister Mary Blish was celebrated June 28 in the Infant of Prague Chapel at Teresian House in Albany, N.Y. Sister Mary died June 21 at Teresian House. She was 89 and had been a member of the Society of the Sacred Heart for 64 years.

Obituary | Sr. Elizabeth Parham, DC

A funeral Mass for Sister Elizabeth Parham was celebrated June 16 at the Seton Chapel in Evansville, Ind. Sister Elizabeth died June 13 at Seton Residence in Evansville. She was 87 and had been a Daughter of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul for 64 years.

Obituary | Sr. Frances Therese Hansman, CPPS

A funeral Mass for Sister Frances Therese Hansman was celebrated July 8 at St. Joseph Chapel in O'Fallon. Sister Frances Therese died July 1 at Mount Carmel Senior Living in O'Fallon. She was 84 and was a Sister of the Most Precious Blood for 61 years.

Obituary | Sr. Carol Haggarty, RSCJ

A memorial Mass for Sister Carol Haggarty was celebrated June 22 at the Oakwood chapel in Atherton, Calif. Sister Carol, 75, died June 18 in Atherton.

Obituary | Sr. Catherine Ann Gleason, CSJ

A funeral Mass for Sister Catherine Ann Gleason, CSJ, was celebrated June 28 at Nazareth Living Center. Sister Catherine died June 23. She was 93 and a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 74 years.

Born Feb. 15, 1924, in Ishpeming, Mich., Sister Catherine joined the community in 1942, inspired by sisters who taught her in grade school. She received the name Sister Mary Hanora (her grandmother's name) but switched back to her baptismal name, Catherine Ann, in 1968.

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