Sister Rose Emma Monaghan, OSU

Sister Rose Emma Monaghan, OSUSister Rose Emma Monaghan, 93, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Dec. 27, 2008, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 75th year of religious life. She was a native of Percival, Iowa.
She especially enjoyed being a high school teacher, teaching at St. William High School, Knottsville (1939-42), St. Alphonsus High School, St. Joseph (1942-47), St. Peter School, Stanley (1951-58), and in many other schools in Kentucky and Nebraska. From 1959-86, she served as Postmaster of the U.S. Post Office in Maple Mount. She was very devoted to that role, and enjoyed meeting other postmasters. She retired in 1986, and remained a steadfast presence with her family.
Survivors include nieces and nephews, and the members of her religious community.
The funeral Mass was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Mount Saint Joseph, where visitation began Monday at 4 p.m., with a wake service following at 6:30 p.m.