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Sister Richard Bussing

Sister Richard was born on January 10, 1922 and died on September 5, 2017.

Sister Richard Bussing

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Sister Richard was born Dorothy Ann Bussing on January 10, 1922, in Brazil Indiana. She died on September 5, 2017. She was 95 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 77 years.

Sister Richard was taught by the Sisters of Providence at Annunciation School in Brazil and, following in the footsteps of her older sibling, Sister Francis Eugene, entered the Congregation on January 6, 1940. She professed final vows on August 15, 1948.

Sister Richard taught for 35 years in schools in North Carolina, Illinois, Texas and California. Her first teaching ministry took place at St. Patrick in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in 1942. She also ministered to the elderly in numerous locations.

Sister Richard’s other sister, Sister Marie Eugene, also was a Sister of Providence, and her brother, Frank, also volunteered for the Congregation.

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