Sister Mary David Thomas, 97, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Wednesday, October 3, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 79th year of religious life. She was born in St. Louis, Mo. and grew up in Marion County, Ky.
An educator for 49 years, she taught at St. Raphael, Daviess County (1938-39), St. Mary Magdalene, Sorgho (1939-42), St. William, Knottsville (1945-48), Sts. Joseph and Paul, Owensboro (1952-54), St. Sebastian, Calhoun (1958-62), and St. Alphonsus, St. Joseph (1962-63). She taught in Waverly and Clarkson, in the Archdiocese of Louisville, and in Missouri, where she also served in parish ministry. From 1983 until her retirement in 1987, she ministered in health care at Mount Saint Joseph.
Survivors include nieces and nephews, and the members of her religious community. Gifts in memory of Sister Mary David Thomas may take the form of donations to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.