Maple Mount — Sister Miriam Medley, 93, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Nov. 26 at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 73rd year of religious life. A native of Loretto, Ky., she devoted 53 years of her life to education.
Sister Miriam loved to travel, loved angels and had a heart of gold to all those who knew her.
She served as principal in the Kentucky schools of Mother of Good Counsel School, Louisville (1966-68); St. Charles Jr. High School, Lebanon (1970-75); Holy Name of Mary, Calvary (1954-60) and Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Maple Mount (1960-66). She taught at St. Ignatius School, Louisville (1968-70); St. Joseph School, Raywick (1941-45), Cathedral School, Owensboro (1982-86), Flaherty School, Flaherty (1975-82) and St. Anthony School, Peonia (1945-46). She also taught at St. Teresa School, Glennonville, Mo., (1946-54). She was the librarian at Brescia College (now University) in Owensboro from 1987-94. She was a pastoral minister at St. Paul Parish in Princeton, Ky., and Resurrection Parish, Dawson Springs, Ky., (1986-87) and at St. Joseph Parish, Aztec, N.M. (1994-98). She retired to the motherhouse in 1998 and was active in prayer ministry.
Survivors include a sister, Kathleen Daugherty of Louisville, nieces and nephews, and the members of her religious community.
The funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mount Saint Joseph, where visitation will begin Thursday at 4 p.m., with a wake service following at 6:30 p.m.
Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, Owensboro, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial gifts for Sister Miriam may take the form of donations to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.