Maple Mount — Sister Joseph Angela Boone, 90, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 71st year of religious life. She was a native of New Haven, Ky.
Sister Joseph Angela was a teacher for 19 years, serving at Sts. Joseph and Paul School, Owensboro (1949-51, 1959-61), St. Denis School in Louisville (1951-59) and as a math professor at Brescia College, Owensboro (1963-70), where she was named a Distinguished Alumna in 2009. She was most known for her brilliance with financial matters. She served as treasurer and business administrator for the Ursuline Sisters from 1970-89, which included starting the retirement fund and the Mount Saint Joseph Picnic. She then served as chancellor and director of administration for the Diocese of Owensboro from 1989-2011. She also served on the Ursuline leadership Council from 1972-76, as well as numerous nonprofit boards. In August 2014, Boone Lodge at the Gasper River Catholic Youth Camp & Retreat Center near Bowling Green was named in her honor.
Survivors include the sisters of her religious community; three siblings, Teresa Marie Thompson of New Haven, Anna Catherine Keene of Louisville and Mary Josephine Dworzan of Orange, Calif.; nieces and nephews.
The funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Mount Saint Joseph, where visitation will begin Wednesday at 1 p.m., with a wake service following at 6:30 p.m.
Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, Owensboro, is handling arrangements.
Donations in memory of Sister Joseph Angela may be made to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.