Sister profile

Sister Sheila FitzSimons

Formerly Sister Marie Sheila

Sister Sheila was born on December 2, 1926 and died on April 1, 2017.


Home » Sister Profiles » Sheila FitzSimons


Sister Sheila, formerly Sister Marie Sheila, was born in 1926. She died on April 1, 2017. She was 90 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 74 years.

Sister Sheila entered the Congregation in 1943. She professed her final vows in 1950.

Sister Sheila ministered as a teacher and principal in schools in Indiana, Illinois, New Hampshire and California. In 1999, she began a ministry at Providence Self-Sufficiency Ministries in New Albany, and in 2002, she returned to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods to minister in residential services.

She was known as a quiet soul.


Read her obituary here.

Read more

Sister Sheila is featured in the following content on the Sisters of Providence website:


    Click images to view larger.

    Share this:

    Donate in her honor

    Has this sister made a difference in your life? Help continue the mission.

    Find a sister

    Get in touch

    Use our form to reconnect with or reach out to a current Sister of Providence.