Sister Mary Carolita Young, OSU

Sister Carolita Young, OSUSister Mary Carolita Young, 93, died Nov. 29, 2006 at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 74th year of religious life. She was a native of St. Mary in Marion County.

An educator for 60 years, Sister Mary Carolita taught at Mount Saint Joseph Academy in 1942. She served as librarian at St. Pius Tenth (1984-85), Blessed Mother (1985-89), and St. Angela Merici (1989-94) schools in Owensboro. She was also a teacher in elementary and high schools in Bardwell, Raywick, Holy Cross, and New Haven, and in New Mexico, Nebraska, and Missouri. She served as teacher and librarian in Hardinsburg and Flaherty. After her retirement, she served 10 years part time in the community library.

Survivors include a sister-in-law, Aileen C. Young, Lebanon, nieces and nephews, and the members of her religious community.

The funeral Mass was held December 1, at Mount Saint Joseph followed by burial in the convent cemetery.

Gifts in memory of Sister Mary Carolita Young may take the form of donations to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.