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“I sleep, but my heart watches…” If a sister’s obituary only has service information, the complete obituary will be posted as soon as it is available.

Sister Regina Therese Shaughnessy

Posted on February 5, 2016

Sister Regina Therese Shaughnessy died Thursday, Feb. 4. She was 94 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 66 years. Funeral services for Sister Regina Therese will be announced as soon as they become available. Contributions in  Continue Reading »

Sister Marie Victoria Podesta

Posted on September 9, 2015

What I remember about her is her sense of humor, her funny remarks, and her ability to lighten things up Continue reading

Sister Joan Frame (formerly Sister Ann Pierre)

Posted on August 25, 2015

In a way, Joan seemed destined to be here Continue reading

Sister Margaret Kern

Posted on August 4, 2015

Sister Margaret was well known for her sound advice on many matters Continue reading

Sister Margaret Louise Bernard

Posted on August 3, 2015

We celebrate her life of simple, elegant holiness Continue reading

Sister Alexa Suelzer

Posted on June 26, 2015

She valued each person she encountered and treated all with love and respect Continue reading

Sister Dorothy Hucksoll (formerly Sister Francis Ellen)

Posted on May 26, 2015

I suspect that God greeted her somewhat in this fashion, “Dorothy, welcome home and thank you! Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” Continue reading

Sister Loretta Maureen Gansemer

Posted on May 18, 2015

So much can be said about the gift Loretta was to each of us, and we will meet her often in memory with grateful and happy hearts Continue reading

Sister Dolores Ann Linhart

Posted on May 8, 2015

Sister Dolores Ann Linhart was a Sister of Providence product all the way Continue reading

Sister Catherine Arkenberg (formerly Sister Jean Loretto)

Posted on April 16, 2015

From early on, she was a Sister of Providence “product,” having attended Maternity BVM grade school in Chicago and Providence Juniorate High School here at the Woods. Continue reading

Sister Agnes Arvin (formerly Sister Agnes Virginia)

Posted on April 8, 2015

Agnes had absolute trust in the God of Providence and was not afraid to try new things. Continue reading

Sister Joanna Valentino (formerly Sister Marie Dominic)

Posted on March 4, 2015

She lived to make a difference, just as each of us does. She was a woman with deep affection for those closest to her. Continue reading

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