Sister Agnes Cecilia Speak, OSU

Sister Agnes Cecilia Speak, 100, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Dec. 15 at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 80th year of religious life. She was a native of Irvington.
She was a housekeeper much of her life, beginning in 1932. She was a wonderful cook and baker, and a deeply prayerful woman.  She served at St. Charles Convent, Bardwell, Ky., (1932-33), St. Bernard Convent in Clementsville, Ky., (1933-37), St. Anthony Convent, Browns Valley, Ky., (1937-39), Sacred Heart Academy, Waterflow, N.M., (1939-45), St. Rose Convent, Blanco, N.M., (1945-46), St. Catherine Convent, New Haven, Ky., (1947-48), St. Mary Home, Owensboro, Ky., (1950-52), St. William Convent, Knottsville, Ky., (1952-53), St. Angela Convent in Louisville, Ky., (1953-72), and Blessed Mother Convent, Owensboro, (1972-1995). She served at Mount Saint Joseph in the dairy (1946-47), and laundry (1948-50). She retired to the Motherhouse in 1995.
Survivors include nieces and nephews and the members of her religious community.
         Glenn Funeral Home and Crematorium, Owensboro, is in charge of arrangements.
Gifts in memory of Sister Agnes Cecilia may take the form of donations to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.