Sister Agnes Irene Bickett, OSU

Sister Agnes Irene Bickett, 93, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Nov. 25 at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 74th year of religious life.

Sister Agnes Irene was treasured for her sense of humor and her inspiring meditation and prayer before the Blessed Sacrament. She delighted in talking about her many teaching assignments.

A native of Uniontown, she was a teacher for 43 years, including at Blessed Mother School in Owensboro (1955-61), and Mary Carrico in Knottsville (1968-71), as well as throughout the Diocese of Owensboro, Archdiocese of Louisville, and in Missouri. She was a housekeeper in Nebraska, New Mexico, and Kentucky, and was the Guest House coordinator at the Mount Saint Joseph Motherhouse until her retirement in 2001.

Survivors include one sister, Sister Blanche Rita Bickett, of Mount Saint Joseph, nieces and nephews, and the members of her religious community.