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Sister Dorothy Drobis

Formerly Sister Irene Therese

Sister Dorothy was born on February 20, 1932 and died on October 15, 2020.


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Sister Dorothy, formerly Sister Irene Therese, was born in Chicago. She died Oct. 15, 2020.

Sister Dorothy entered the Congregation on Feb. 2, 1952, from St. Mark Parish, Chicago. She professed final vows on Aug. 15, 1959.

She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in education and also earned a master’s degree in elementary education from Northern Illinois University.

Sister Dorothy ministered in Indiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Illinois.

Sister Dorothy Drobis

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Fort Wayne, Ind.: Teacher, St. John the Baptist (1954-56)

Indianapolis: Teacher, St. Joan of Arc (1956-58)

Mars Hill, Ind.: Teacher, St. Anne (1958-59)

Fayetteville, N.C.: Teacher, St. Patrick (1959-62)

Oklahoma City, Okla.: Teacher, Corpus Christi (1962-65)

Tulsa, Okla.: Teacher, Immaculate Conception (1965-66)

Downers Grove, Ill.: Teacher, St. Joseph (1966-69)

Tulsa, Okla.: Teacher, Immaculate Conception (1969-70)

Chicago: Teacher, St. Sylvester (1970-73)

Chicago: Teacher, St. Andrew (1973-76)

Chicago: Teacher, Maternity BVM (1976-84)

Chicago: Teacher, St. Mark (1984-94)

Chicago: Coordinator of Memorial Program, Misericordia Home-North (1995-2000)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods: Coordinator Health Care Transportation, Providence Hall (2000-06)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods: Health Care/Residential Services (2007-12)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods: Residential Services (2012-16)

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods: Prayer (2016-2020)


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