Sister Marcella Schrant, OSU: June 17, 1926-Sept. 25, 2021

Sister Marcella Schrant, 95, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 76th year of religious life. She was a native of Walker, Kan. Sister Marcella was an Ursuline Sister of Paola, Kan., prior to the merger with Mount Saint Joseph in 2008. She exuded…

Sister Mary Diane Taylor, OSU: Oct. 19, 1932-June 28, 2021

Sister Mary Diane Taylor, 88, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died June 28, 2021, in Maple Mount, Ky., in her 69th year of religious life. She grew up in a large family in the small town of Fredericktown, Ky., one of 11 children born to the late William and Eliza Diane Taylor. She…

Sister Dianna Ortiz, OSU: Sept. 2, 1958-Feb. 19, 2021

Sister Dianna Ortiz, 62, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph for 43 years, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in Washington, D.C., after a brave battle with cancer. She was raised in Grants, N.M. Sister Dianna called on God to help her survive a traumatic event in her life to become an advocate for torture…

Sister Alfreda Malone, OSU: April 18, 1924-Feb. 13, 2021

           Sister Alfreda Malone, 96, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 71st year of religious life. She was a native of Raywick, Ky.             Sister Alfreda was a prayerful woman with an unceasing energy to serve wherever she was needed. She graduated from…

Sister Rose Marie Craycroft, OSU: Dec. 21,1923-Jan. 13, 2021

Sister Rose Marie Craycroft, 97, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 79th year of religious life. She was a native of New Haven, Ky. Sister Rose Marie was a prayerful, positive person who had great artistic ability. Her former religious name was Sister…

Sister Mary Patrick McDonagh, OSU: Aug. 12, 1930-Dec. 28, 2020

Sister Mary Patrick McDonagh, 90, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Dec. 28, 2020, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 68th year of religious life. She was a native of Trienbawn, County Galway, Ireland. Sister Mary Patrick was the epitome of Ursuline hospitality, always an encouraging word to whoever she met. She was…

Sister Teresa Riley, OSU: September 24, 1936-November 24, 2020

Sister Teresa Riley, 84, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Nov. 24, 2020, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 65th year of religious life. She was a native of Mayfield, Ky. Sister Teresa was a gentle and affirming woman with a keen sense of the needs of others, especially those who were sick…

Sister Rosemary Keough, OSU: December 11, 1938-November 21, 2020

Sister Rosemary Keough, 81, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Owensboro Health, in her 63rd year of religious life. She was a native of Auburn, N.Y. Her former religious name was Sister Thomas Catherine. Sister Rosemary had a missionary’s heart, and though she loved all of her ministries,…

Sister Diane Marie Payne, OSU: July 9, 1945-November 19, 2020

Sister Diane Marie Payne, 75, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Nov. 19, 2020, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 56th year of religious life. She was a native of Glennonville, Mo. Sister Diane Marie loved to put a smile on the face of all those she met, and to share her life…

Sister Helen Leo Ebelhar, OSU: January 17, 1933-November 10, 2020

Sister Helen Leo Ebelhar, 87, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Nov. 10, 2020, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 68th year of religious life. She was a native of Sorgho, Ky. Sister Helen Leo was a devoted teacher, but best known for her compassion shown to family members and her Ursuline Sisters.…