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Sister Grace Marie Meehan

Sister Grace Marie was born on November 7, 1930 and died on March 2, 2024.

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Sister Grace Marie was a native of Chicago. Her final ministry was in prayer at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods.

Sister Grace Marie entered the Congregation on January 7, 1948. she professed final vows on August 15, 1955.

She graduated from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in education. She also has a master’s degree in education from Indiana State University and an associate of science degree in nursing from Illinois Eastern Community College.

Sister Grace Marie has ministered as a teacher, assistant administrator, in health care services and as a nurse. She was also Principal at Our Lady of the Greenwood in Greenwood, Indiana, from 1959 to 1968, and Principal at St. Michael School in Greenfield, Indiana, from 1969 to 1972.

Sister Grace Marie Meehan

Complete Ministry

In Indiana: Teacher, St. Agnes, Indianapolis (1950-51); Teacher, Our Lady of Greenwood, Greenwood (1959-62); Teacher/Principal, Our Lady of Greenwood, Greenwood (1961-68); Teacher, St. Mary, Richmond (1968-69); Teacher/Principal, St. Michael, Greenfield (1969-72); Corporate Renewal Team, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (1972-76); Assistant Administration, Providence Infirmary, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (1976); Administrator Infirmary, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (1976-81); Health Care Services/Registered Nurse, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (1983-84); Prayer, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods (2022-24).

In Maryland: Staff Nurse, Carroll Manor, Hyattsville (1984-85); Charge Nurse, Carroll Manor, Hyattsville (1985-86).

In Illinois: Teacher, St. Mary, Aurora (1953-55); Registered Nurse/Staff-Charge Nurse, St. Francis Hospital, Evanston (1986-2005); Area Assistant/Holistic Health Care/Coordinator of Volunteers, St. Francis Hospital (2005-16); Volunteer, Alexian Brothers Hospital, Elk Grove (2017-19).

In New Mexico: Parish Volunteer, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Albuquerque (2020-22).

In Oklahoma: Teacher, Immaculate Conception, Tulsa (1951-53).

In California: Teacher, St. Joseph, Hawthorne (1955-59).


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