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Sister Elaine Doucette

Formerly Sister Elaine Marie

Sister Elaine was born on October 29, 1935 and died on July 27, 2018.


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Sister Elaine, formerly Sister Elaine Marie, was born on October 29, 1935. She died on July 27, 2018. She was 82 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 65 years.

Sister Elaine entered the Congregation on July 22, 1953, professing final vows on January 23, 1961.

She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in education.

Of her ministries, Sister Elaine served as a teacher for 23 years in schools in Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. She returned to the Motherhouse in 1979 and ministered in transportation and as a sister companion for health care.

In 2006, she dedicated herself primarily to the ministry of prayer.

Sister Elaine was known as a creative person, using her talents generously in service to others.


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