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Sister Amata Dugan

Sister Amata is deceased.

Sister Amata Dugan

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Sister Amata was born Helen Therese on Oct. 5, 1930. She died on March 14, 2016. She was 85 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 66 years.

Sister Amata entered the Congregation on Feb. 2, 1950. She professed first and final vows in 1952 and 1957, respectively.

For 28 years, Sister Amata ministered as a teacher in elementary schools, seven of which she was also principal. She taught at many schools in Chicago, Indiana and California. She was a teacher and principal at St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Indiana, for 15 years.  She returned to the Motherhouse in 2014.

She and Sister Mary Cecile Grojean were known as the “Teapot Sisters” after joining together to sing “I’m A Little Teapot.”


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