Obituaries

Sr. Mary Agnes McMahon, OP

Born into eternal life: 27 Dec 2013

Dominican Sister of Peace Sr. Mary Agnes McMahon died at Mohun Health Care Center, Columbus, Ohio, on Friday, December 27, 2013. She was born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania on January 5, 1918, to Joseph M. and Leona (Stenger) McMahon. She entered the Novitiate of the former Dominican Sisters of St. Mary of the Springs in Columbus in 1935 and made her Profession of Vows in 1937.

Sr. Bernadette Marie Lynch, OP

Born into eternal life: 19 Dec 2013

Dominican Sister of Peace Bernadette Marie Lynch, OP (89), a native of Charlestown, Massachusetts, died on December 19, 2013, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine, Kentucky.

Surely old St. Nick missed having Sr. Bernadette around this Christmas to see that the stockings were hung with great care for good little girls and boys.

Sr. Shirley Ann Nugent, OP

Born into eternal life: 14 Dec 2013

Sr. Shirley Ann Nugent (formerly Sister Reginald), 82, died at on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at Regina Health Center, Richfield, Ohio. She was born on March 25, 1931 to Calvin and Paula Nugent in Akron, Ohio. She was a graduate of St. Vincent High School in Akron in 1948 and entered the Sisters of St. Dominic of Akron, now the Dominican Sisters of Peace, from St. Martha Parish that same year. She earned a BSE from St. John College, Cleveland in 1955 and an MSE from the University of Akron in 1969.

Sr. Stella Spangler, OP

Born into eternal life: 26 Nov 2013

Dominican Sister of Peace Sr. Stella Spangler (formerly Sr. Joseph Damien) died at Mohun Health Care Center in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday, November 26.

Sr. Mary Emma Muckensturm, OP

Born into eternal life: 12 Nov 2013

Dominican Sister of Peace Sr. Mary Emma Muckensturm died at Mohun Health Care Center in Columbus, Ohio in the early hours of November 13, 2013.

Sr. Mary Barbara Brys, OP

Born into eternal life: 10 Nov 2013

Sr. Mary Barbara was born Cecilia Marie Brys on June 2, 1922, to Joseph and Anna (Tomko) Brys in Bell, Pennsylvania. Cecilia was one of eleven children born to Anna; six children were born during her previous marriage, where she became widowed, and five children, including Cecilia, were born to Anna and Joseph.

Sr. Mary Della Quinn, OP

Born into eternal life: 1 Nov 2013

Dominican Sister of Peace Mary Della Quinn passed away on Friday, November 1, 2013, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, after a brief illness. She was born on March 30, 1934, in Memphis to Clement J. Quinn, Sr., and Marie (Westney) Quinn.

Sr. Wilhelmina Frohnapfel, OP

Born into eternal life: 6 Oct 2013

Dominican Sister of Peace Wilhelmina Frohnapfel died at Mohun Health Care Center in Columbus, Ohio on Sunday, October 6, 2013. She was born Wilma Marie in St. Joseph Settlement near Proctor, West Virginia, on September 11, 1919 to Henry and Agatha (Haid) Frohnapfel. She and her sister, Dominican Sister of Peace Agnes Imelda, grew up in Delaware, Ohio, attending St. Mary’s Grade and High Schools there for 12 years.

Sr. Mary Ann Klein, OP

Born into eternal life: 4 Oct 2013

Obituary written by Dominican Sister of Peace Elaine Osborne.

Dominican Sister of Peace Mary Ann Klein (formerly Sr. Mary James) died at the Catholic Care Center in Wichita, Kansas, on October 4, 2013.

Sr. Louise Quinlan, OP

Born into eternal life: 3 Oct 2013

Obituary by Sr. Regina McCarthy, OP

Dominican Sister of Peace Louise Quinlan, OP (formerly Sr. Mary Fabian), died at Sansbury Care Center (St. Catharine, KY) on October 3, 2013. The following reflection was provided by Sr. Regina McCarthy, OP:

"We strive to create an atmosphere of respect, faith, love, creativity, and openness so that teachers may grow and encourage their students to grow spiritually, intellectually, and emotionally. It is indeed satisfying to watch the light on children’s faces as they learn new skills."

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