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Sister Virginia Broderick

Sister Virginia was born on June 3, 1907 and died on April 6, 2004.

Sister Virginia Broderick

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Sister Virginia was born Anna Cecelia on June 3, 1907. She died on April 6, 2004. She was 96 years old and had been a Sister of Providence for 77 years.

Sister Virginia entered the Congregation on Sept. 8, 1926. She professed first vows on Feb. 26, 1929, and final vows on aug. 15, 1934.

She began her teaching ministry in 1929 and taught at schools in Indiana and Illinois. She ministered for two years as assistant principal at St. Mel and Our Lady of Sorrows in Chicago, and also was principal at Our Lady of Mercy in Chicago. She also ministered for 14 years at the Learning Center at St. Francis Borgia in Chicago, before working with senior citizens in the parish at St. Francis Borgia. She returned to the Woods in 1991.

It was said that Sister Virginia was a prolific letter writer, and was always known as a people person.


Read her obituary here.

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