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Obituary | Mary Elizabeth Godefroy, VHM

A funeral Mass was celebrated for Sister Mary Elizabeth Godefroy, VHM, Aug. 18 in the chapel of Visitation Academy in Town and Country. Sister Mary Elizabeth died Aug. 15 at the Visitation Monastery at Catherine's Residence in Frontenac. She was 91.

Born in Mexico City, Mexico, in 1926, she was the oldest of four children. Because of the persecution of Catholics in Mexico during the first quarter of the 20th century, the children received their religious education in secret. They went to a private home for catechism instruction and their First Communion.

Obituary | Sr. Mary Christine Martens, VHM

A funeral Mass for Visitation Sister Mary Christine Martens was celebrated Aug. 18 at Mercy Center Chapel in Creve Coeur. Sister Mary Christine, 90, died Aug. 12 at the Visitation Monastery at Catherine's Residence in Creve Coeur.

Born Mary Teresa Martens in Coleman, Wis., she entered the Visitation Monastery in St. Paul, Minn., in 1943 and made first profession of vows in 1945 and final vows in 1948.

Obituary | Sister Mary Baptista Valiquette, VHM

A funeral Mass was celebrated March 10 in the Visitation Academy chapel in Town and Country for Visitation Sister Mary Baptista Valiquette, who served in a number of roles with her community.

Sister Baptista died March 6 at Catherine's Residence in St. Louis. She was 84.

Born in Rock Island, Ill., Sister Baptista entered the Visitation Monastery in Rock Island in 1950. She received the habit in 1951, made her first profession of vows in 1952 and her final vows in 1955. She attended Marycrest-Ambrose College.

Obituary | Sr. Mary Lucy Beres, VHM

A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 6 at the Visitation Academy chapel in Town and Country for Visitation Sister Mary Lucy Beres, a former educator who held a number of positions with the Sisters of the Visitation.

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