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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | July 16, 2012
Sister Mary Annita Link, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame who had been a primary educator, died July 10 of heart disease at her order's Maria Health Care Center in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 89. Catherine Elaine Link was born in Baltimore and raised in Canton. She was a graduate of the Institute of Notre Dame and entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1941. She took the religious name of Mary Annita and professed her vows in 1944.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | June 6, 2012
Sister Shawn Marie Maguire has held numerous titles in her nearly 35 years at Maryvale Preparatory School, but ask any student, teacher or parent and the most used description is "beloved. " "She is that truly rare individual who possesses amazing qualities that inspire her students," said Dr. Victor Ferrans, a psychiatrist whose daughter Morgan is finishing her freshman year this week. "Everyone loves her for a kindness and gentleness that is so rare these days. " The woman who knows every student — 361 in grades six through 12 — and parent by name is retiring from the all-girls Catholic school in Brooklandville this year after serving for more than half its history.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | March 26, 2012
Sister Marie Immaculate Fay, who taught in Baltimore parochial schools, died of cardiopulmonary collapse March 22 at her order's retirement home in Aston, Pa. She was 82. Born Margaret Mary Fay in Dublin, Ireland, she attended public schools in Harrisburg, Pa. She entered the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia in 1951 and professed her first vows in 1953. She earned a bachelor of arts in history at Neumann University in Aston. She began teaching at St. Anthony's School in Gardenville in 1952 and later served at the Shrine of the Little Flower in Belair-Edison, St. Catherine of Siena in East Baltimore and Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Essex.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | October 24, 2011
Sister Marie Kevin Mueller, a music teacher and member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, died of heart failure Oct. 18 at her order's Maria Health Care Center in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 89. Born Moira Mueller in Baltimore and raised on Dorsey Road in Essex, she attended Our Lady of Mount Carmel School and was a 1940 graduate of the Institute of Notre Dame. She then entered the Roman Catholic religious order and received the name Marie Kevin. She earned both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in music from Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. In an autobiographical sketch, she said that her family was musically gifted.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | September 13, 2011
Sister Mary Ruth Gerlach, a Sister of Mercy and an educator who later was supervisor of the Mercy Medical Center Chapel, died Sept. 4 of lung cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 94. The daughter of a real estate broker and a homemaker, Ruth Gerlach was born and raised in West Baltimore. She was a graduate of St. Cecilia's parochial school. After graduating from Notre Dame Preparatory School in 1934, she entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1935 at Mount St. Agnes, taking the religious name of Sister Mary Raymond.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | June 15, 2011
Sister Mary Ferdinand Tunis, a Sister of Mercy who taught parochial school mathematics before establishing the Sisters of Mercy Windsor Hills Project in the early 1970s, died June 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 91 and had lived for the past 15 years at The Villa, a retirement community that her order shares with the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. Jane Hansel Tunis was born in Baltimore and raised in the 4500 block of Prospect Circle in Windsor Hills, the Southwest Baltimore neighborhood that would come to play a major role in her life.
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