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Sister Marilyn Therese Lipps

Sister Marilyn Therese is deceased.

Sister Marilyn Therese Lipps

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Sister Marilyn Therese was born on Sept. 15, 1920. She died on Aug. 26, 2016. She was 95 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 68 years.

Sister Marilyn Therese entered the Congregation on July 16, 1948. She professed final vows on Jan. 23, 1956.

She ministered for 25 years as a teacher in schools in Indiana, Illinois and North Carolina. She ministered as teacher and principal at Saint Mary’s Village School from 1961-63. In 1976, she began ministering as director of religious education in churches in Lafayette and Plainfield, and in 1988, she began a ministry as Coordinator of Reception Volunteers and Chaplain to AIDS patients at the Damien Center in Indianapolis.

She was a big fan of the board game Scrabble.


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