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Sister Ruth Sampson

Formerly Sister Constance Mary

Sister Ruth was born on February 21, 1928 and died on June 5, 2013.

Sister Ruth Sampson

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Sister Ruth, formerly Sister Constance Mary, was born Ruth Evelyn Sampson on Feb. 21, 1928. She died on June 5, 2013. She was 85 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 66 years.

Sister Ruth entered the Congregation in February 1947. She professed first vows on Aug. 15, 1949 and final vows in 1954.

She ministered as a teacher, director of religious education, a Montessori specialist, a tutor, teacher of English to non-English speakers in Indiana, Illinois, California, Massachusetts, Maryland, Mississippi, North Dakota, South Dakota, Main, Florida, Taiwan and Washington, D.C.

Sister Ruth was known for her spirit of freedom and independence.


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