Sister Angela Marie Dorsey, 88, college dean, teacher

January 15, 2004

Sister Angela Marie Dorsey, a former teacher and dean of women at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, died of a stroke Jan. 8 at the Maria Health Care Center at Villa Assumpta, the School Sisters of Notre Dame motherhouse in Baltimore County. She was 88.

Born Marie Angela Dorsey and raised in Frederick, she was a graduate of St. John High School. She entered her order in 1937 and professed her vows in 1939.

She earned a bachelor's degree in English and Latin from St. Joseph College in Emmitsburg, and a master's in English and history from Catholic University of America in 1945.

Sister Angela Marie's teaching assignments included Institute of Notre Dame in Baltimore and St. Mary's Parochial School in Annapolis.

She was dean of women at the College of Notre Dame from 1955 to 1965, and from 1969 until retiring in 1996, she taught English and was an assistant director of the college's continuing-education program.

A Mass of Christian burial was offered Saturday.

She is survived by nieces and nephews.

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