We Will Always Remember

 June 22, 1930 – November 14, 2016 Sister Marguerite was born Mary Catherine Schoenung. She and her twin sister were the fourth and fifth children and eldest daughter...

Sister James Marie O'Donnell

November 15, 2016

August 15, 1923 – October 26, 2016 “It was Julie’s charism that attracted me,” Sr. James Marie remembered at the time of her Diamond Jubilee as a Sister...

Sister Lorraine Oswald, SNDdeN

February 12, 2016

February 3, 1933 – February 9, 2016 Lorraine Marion Oswald was born in Chicago to parents who had emigrated from Germany. Even though they stayed closely connected to rel...

 November 22, 1922 – February 6, 2016 Mary Catherine, the oldest of John and Marguerite McHugh's six children, grew up in Nativity Parish, just down the road from Mou...

July 11, 1915 – January 11, 2016 Margaret Elizabeth Michael was proud of her rural roots in Gallipolis, Ohio. While her family spent many years in Columbus, Ohio, it was ...

February 8, 1926 – October 20, 2015 Sister Rita Marie Stein grew up on the west side of downtown, Cincinnati. She was the fourth child and first daughter of William and I...

December 28, 1917 – September 27, 2015 Sister Lucille Neu was born and raised in Holy Family Parish, Dayton, Ohio, the parish that her father’s family helped found....

March 4, 1926 – May 29, 2015 Laura Mae Wagner grew up in Holy Trinity Parish in Dayton, Ohio. Her family consisted of her parents, an older brother and a younger sister. ...

June 11, 1932 – March 13, 2015 Sister Estelle Kessling grew up in a close-knit family in Reading, Ohio. She first met the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur when she started ...

September 7, 1934 – February 19, 2015 Ten days after her birth Bernard and Mary Pfeiffer took their first born to Emmanuel Parish to be baptized. Emmanuel was Mary’...

December 1, 1926 — February 8, 2015 At the time of her 60th Jubilee Sister Ruth Ann Bange reflected: “The Sisters are really trying to reach out to the poor. At the...

Sister Imelda Laub, SNDdeN

February 6, 2015

December 10, 1917 - February 5, 2015 Josephine Laub grew up in Hammond, Indiana and Calumet City, Illinois. She would jokingly remark that, as a child, she could stand with one...

 May 9, 1930 - December 11, 2014   Florence Patricia McNamee described her father’s family as Irish immigrants escaping the Potato Famine and her mother’s ...

 August 20, 1916 - November 8, 2014   Born in Hoople, North Dakota (near present day Grand Forks), Sister Mary Dorothy LeDiard was the third generation of her family t...

September 3, 1925 – August 30, 2014   Maureen Ann Brogan may have been born in Los Angeles, but as far as she was concerned Chicago was her home town. It was there th...

 February 15, 1928 – July 4, 2014 Marilyn Jegen was the second of five children in a family that encouraged creativity and learning, love of the grandeur of nature ...

 August 12, 1914 – July 6, 2014 Sister Marie Hoelle's life started on the family farm outside of Hamilton, Ohio. She was the youngest of nine children, and the only...

 July 13, 1923 – August 9, 2014   When asked about her background, Sister Marjorie’s first response was, “I grew up in the restaurant business!&rdquo...

Sister Dolores

June 11, 2014

June 2, 1937 - June 6, 2014   Dolores Ann Lintner was born June 2, 1937 in Hamilton, Ohio. Her father, Lynn Lintner and her mother, Ann Wenzel Lintner were originally from...

January 6, 1935 – April 30, 2014   Patricia “Pat” Sammons was born into a faith-filled family that believed in serving others. Family was everything to Pa...

September 22, 1939 — October 9, 2013    Born to immigrant parents, Agnes Rose Havlik was shaped by her Eastern European roots—especially her love of Mary a...

Sister Angela Franks, SNDdeN

September 25, 2013

April 7, 1918 — September 23, 2013    After seventy-seven years in Notre Dame houses, Sister Angela went to her Eternal Home in the early hours of the morning. ...

February 21, 1919 — August 12, 2013    Sister Christina was born to Paul and Gertrude (Couzzi) Bruno on February 21, 1924, in Hamilton, Ohio. She began her Chri...

August 3, 1924 — July 29, 2013    Sister Mary Elaine Tarpy was the daughter of an Irish father and a German mother from whom she inherited the strong characteris...

April 13, 1925 — May 2, 2013    Carolyn Therese AmRhein began her earthly sojourn on April 13, 1925, in Peoria, Illinois. She was the daughter of Andrew and Cla...