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By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,Staff Writer | March 2, 1992
Sister Danielle Murphy is accustomed to putting her faith in God.But for the next several weeks, she also will be putting her faith in Henry H. Lewis Contractors Inc.The Owings Mills-based firm is racing to complete a $3.7 million motherhouse for Sister Murphy and the religious order she heads, Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart.The rush is on because the nuns fired their previous contractor -- twice -- and are counting on Lewis to help them meet a March 23 deadline for leaving their current home at 1001 W. Joppa Road near Towson.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | May 30, 2010
Sister Mary Coralie Ullrich, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame whose career at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland spanned half-a-century, died May 23 of colon cancer at Villa Assumpta, her order's Woodbrook motherhouse. She was 96. Helen Marie Ullrich, whose father owned Crescent Oil Co. and whose mother was a homemaker, was born in Baltimore and raised in the 2900 block of Riggs Ave. After graduating from Notre Dame Preparatory School in 1931, she enrolled at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, where she earned a bachelor's degree in 1935 in chemistry.
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August 16, 2005
On August 12, 2005, CHARLES DILLI; beloved brother of Rosemary Dilli, SSND, John, Jr. (Jack) and George Dilli. A Memorial Mass will be held at Villa Assumpta, the Notre Dame Motherhouse, 6401 N. Charles Street, on Wednesday, August 17, at 7 P.M. Family and friends are invited to attend. Private interment.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | January 28, 2008
Sister Mary of the Rosary San Martin, a member of the Oblate Sisters of Providence who had been active in Baltimore's Hispanic community, died of heart failure Jan. 17 at her order's motherhouse in Arbutus. She was 99. Norberta San Martin Pan was born and raised in Cardenas, Cuba. She was educated by the Oblate Sisters of Providence and later moved to Havana, where she graduated from the Teacher Training Institute. She worked as an elementary school teacher in Havana before entering her order in 1935.
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December 21, 1990
Sister Mary Gustave Finotti, S.S.N.D., 81, a retired primary school teacher who specialized in reading, died Wednesday in her sleep at Villa Assumpta, the motherhouse of her order.A mass of Christian burial was being offered today in the chapel of Villa Assumpta, 6401 N. Charles St.Sister Gustave had lived at the motherhouse since she retired.From 1954 until 1982, she taught first, second or third grade at St. Mary's School at Bryantown in Charles County, then tutored there for two years.
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December 19, 1990
Sister Mary Hubert, F.S.S.J., 80, a native of Baltimore who was a teacher and principal at schools here and in many other cities, died Dec. 12 after a brief illness at the motherhouse of the Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph in Hamburg, N.Y.Sister Hubert retired two years ago as a fourth-grade teacher at the Father Kolbe Elementary School at Baltimore's St. Stanislaus Church. She had been principal of the old St. Stanislaus parish school.Since her retirement, she had been working part time in the treasurer's office of her order's motherhouse.
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December 19, 1990
Sister Mary Hubert, F.S.S.J., a native of Baltimore who was a teacher and principal at schools here and in many other cities, died Dec. 12 after a brief illness at the motherhouse of the Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph in Hamburg, N.Y.Sister Hubert was 80. She retired two years ago as a fourth-grade teacher at the Father Kolbe Elementary School at Baltimore's St. Stanislaus Church. She had been principal of the old St. Stanislaus parish school.Since her retirement, she had been working part time in the treasurer's office of her order's motherhouse.
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June 2, 1994
Sister Eymard LoraOblate nunSister Mary Eymard Lora, O.S.P., who had been a cook and laundress in convents and orphanages, died Sunday of heart failure at Our Lady of Mount Providence Convent, the motherhouse of the Oblate Sisters of Providence.She was 90.Sister Eymard had lived at the motherhouse since her retirement in 1977 as cook for the convent at Our Lady of the Divine Shepherd School in Trenton, N.J.From 1947 until 1948 she was a cook at the convent at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, which earlier was the order's motherhouse.
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February 2, 2005
Sister Teresa Gilligan, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi and a retired educator, died of kidney failure Jan. 26 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 78. Born Teresa Gilligan and raised in County Leitrim, Ireland, she entered the Franciscan Sisters of Mill Hill in England in 1943. She professed her vows in 1946 and took Mother Gerard as her religious name. She returned to her birth name in the 1970s. After being sent to her order's motherhouse on Maryland Avenue in 1947, she began her college studies at the old Mount St. Agnes College in Mount Washington, where she earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education in 1954.
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By Gina Davis and Gina Davis,SUN STAFF | November 7, 2004
Sister M. Joetta McGill, a member and retired treasurer general of the Oblate Sisters of Providence, died of heart failure Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She was 84. She was born Rebecca McGill in New Haven, Ky., where she was raised. She graduated from the Catholic Colored High School under the guidance of the Ursuline Sisters in Louisville, Ky. She then earned a bachelor's degree in education from St. Mary's College in Leavenworth, Kan. She entered the Oblate Sisters of Providence religious order in 1938 and took her vows in 1941.
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November 6, 2007
Sister Mary Reparata Clarke, a member and retired secretary general of the Oblate Sisters of Providence, died Oct. 28 of complications from diabetes at Summit Nursing Home in Catonsville. She was 90. Catherine Lois Clarke was born in Baltimore and raised on Druid Hill Avenue. She was a 1935 graduate of Douglass High School and earned a bachelor's degree from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland in 1957. In 1968, she earned a master's degree from Manhattanville College in Purchase, N.Y. Before entering her order in 1940, she worked as a typist and substitute teacher in Baltimore public schools.
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August 16, 2005
On August 12, 2005, CHARLES DILLI; beloved brother of Rosemary Dilli, SSND, John, Jr. (Jack) and George Dilli. A Memorial Mass will be held at Villa Assumpta, the Notre Dame Motherhouse, 6401 N. Charles Street, on Wednesday, August 17, at 7 P.M. Family and friends are invited to attend. Private interment.
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February 2, 2005
Sister Teresa Gilligan, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi and a retired educator, died of kidney failure Jan. 26 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 78. Born Teresa Gilligan and raised in County Leitrim, Ireland, she entered the Franciscan Sisters of Mill Hill in England in 1943. She professed her vows in 1946 and took Mother Gerard as her religious name. She returned to her birth name in the 1970s. After being sent to her order's motherhouse on Maryland Avenue in 1947, she began her college studies at the old Mount St. Agnes College in Mount Washington, where she earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education in 1954.
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By Gina Davis and Gina Davis,SUN STAFF | November 7, 2004
Sister M. Joetta McGill, a member and retired treasurer general of the Oblate Sisters of Providence, died of heart failure Wednesday at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She was 84. She was born Rebecca McGill in New Haven, Ky., where she was raised. She graduated from the Catholic Colored High School under the guidance of the Ursuline Sisters in Louisville, Ky. She then earned a bachelor's degree in education from St. Mary's College in Leavenworth, Kan. She entered the Oblate Sisters of Providence religious order in 1938 and took her vows in 1941.
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October 2, 2004
Sister Mary Sagrado Corazon Gonzales, a member of the Oblate Sisters of Providence and retired convent dietitian, died of a heart attack Sunday at her order's motherhouse in Catonsville. She was 85. She was born and raised Jesusa Gonzales in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where she attended parochial schools. She entered the religious order in 1948 and professed her vows in 1951. Over the years, she worked in various capacities at St. Frances Academy and St. Pius V Roman Catholic Church in Baltimore, Jesus Bambino Convent in Philadelphia and, for 28 years until retiring in 2001, as a dietitian at Holy Name of Mary Convent in Chicago.
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May 19, 2003
Sister Eleanore Marie Ringlstetter, who was raised on a farm in Germany and entered the convent at age 14, died Friday after complications from a stroke in Maria Health Care Center at Villa Assumpta, the School Sisters of Notre Dame motherhouse. She was 96. Born in Obermurach, Germany, she was raised on a family farm in Bavaria and attended Catholic elementary schools for seven years before she entered the convent in Munich. She spent 11 years as a candidate for the sisterhood at a small mission in Hienheim, Germany, where she was responsible for the kitchen, laundry and gardening.
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October 30, 2002
Sister Mary Teressa, a retired social studies teacher, died of cancer Thursday at Maria Health Care Center at her order's motherhouse in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 76. She taught from 1971 to 1995 at Institute of Notre Dame in East Baltimore, where she also was schedule director. She earlier taught elementary school subjects at St. John in Frederick, St. Mary of the Assumption in Govans, St. Thomas Aquinas in Hampden, Cathedral School at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland, St. Joseph Monastery in Irvington and Blessed Sacrament on Old York Road in North Baltimore.
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February 8, 1992
A Mass of Christian burial for Sister Mary Leodegar Zahner, S.S.N.D., who taught many first-graders during more than 60 years in the classroom, will be offered at 10 a.m. today at Villa Assumpta, the motherhouse of the School Sisters of Notre Dame at 6401 N. Charles St.Sister Leodegar died yesterday in Villa Assumpta's infirmary after a blood vessel burst. She was 88.She had lived at the motherhouse since 1988, after she retired from teaching two years earlier at St. John's-Long Green Roman Catholic parish in Hydes, where she was on the faculty for 10 years.
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October 30, 2002
Sister Mary Teressa, a retired social studies teacher, died of cancer Thursday at Maria Health Care Center at her order's motherhouse in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 76. She taught from 1971 to 1995 at Institute of Notre Dame in East Baltimore, where she also was schedule director. She earlier taught elementary school subjects at St. John in Frederick, St. Mary of the Assumption in Govans, St. Thomas Aquinas in Hampden, Cathedral School at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland, St. Joseph Monastery in Irvington and Blessed Sacrament on Old York Road in North Baltimore.
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