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Sister Francine McGriffin

Sister Francine was born on November 11, 1924 and died on December 22, 2014.


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Sister Francine was born Regina Catherine McGriffin on Nov. 11, 1924. She died on Dec. 22, 2014. She was 90 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 71 years.

Sister Francine entered the Congregation on Feb. 2, 1943.

From 1945 to 1994, she ministered in education at schools in Illinois and Indiana. She obtained her LPN license in 1973 and ministered at Methodist Hospital, Indiana University Medical Center and Americana Nursing Home, all in Indianapolis. She also served on the Adult Basie Education Center, St. Patrick, Indianapolis, and as librarian at St. Francis Borgia Grade School, Chicago, for 12 years. She returned home to the Woods in 1997.

Sister Francine’s great-aunt, Sister Callista Walker, was also a Sister of Providence.


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