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Obituary | Sr. Marian Andrews, SL

A funeral Mass was celebrated for Sister Marian Andrews, SL, Feb. 18 at the Church of the Seven Dolors on the grounds of Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. Sister Marian, 92, died Feb. 13 at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary. She was in her 68th year as a Sister of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross.

Obituary | Sister Lois Zeis, SL

A memorial Mass for Loretto Sister Lois Zeis was celebrated Sept. 30 at the Church of the Seven Dolors on the grounds of Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. A teacher and social worker, Sister Lois died Sept. 27 at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary. She was 91.

Born in St. Louis and baptized Irene Ann Zeis, she attended St. Philip Neri School and St. Alphonsus High School, both in St. Louis. She earned a bachelor's degree in sociology, with minors in English and philosophy, from Webster University in Webster Groves in 1946 and began teaching at Notre Dame High School in St. Louis.

Obituary | Sr. Lee Connolly, SL

A memorial Mass for Loretto Sister Lee Connolly will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, at the Church of the Seven Dolors on the grounds of Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. Sister Lee taught for more than two decades, including seven years in the St. Louis Archdiocese, and then served for 25 years in St. Louis with deaf and mentally ill people.

Sister Lee, 92, died March 19 at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary in Nerinx.

Obituary | Sr. M. Concetta Torrillo, SL

A memorial Mass for Loretto Sister M. Concetta Torrillo will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 12 in the chapel of the St. Louis Loretto Center, 590 E. Lockwood Ave. in Webster Groves. Sister Concetta taught and tutored children for 44 years, including for more than two decades in the Archdiocese of St. Louis. A funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 5 at Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky.

Sister Concetta died Feb. 1 at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary in Nerinx. She was 91 and in her 72nd year as a Sister of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross.

Obituary | Sr. Marie Joann Rekart, SL

A funeral Mass for Loretto Sister Marie Joann Rekart will be celebrated Saturday, July 25, at the Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. Sister Marie Joann, 78, died July 4 at the motherhouse in Nerinx.

Born Joyce Rose Rekart in Brentwood, she attended St. Mary Magdalen School in Brentwood and Eugene Coyle High School in Kirkwood, receiving her high school diploma in 1955. She entered the Sisters of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross in Nerinx later that same year and made first vows in 1958 and final vows in 1963.

Obitury | Sr. Carol Dunphy, SL

A funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 24 for Loretto Sister Carol Dunphy, a longtime educator who helped to establish the Sisters of Loretto's first mission in South America and served as the congregation's first superior in La Paz, Bolivia.

The Mass took place at the Church of the Seven Dolors on the grounds of the Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. Sister Carol, formerly known as Sister Peter Michael, died Feb. 19 at the motherhouse. She was 92.

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