Sister Virginia Browne, CSJ 1922-2015

April 19, 1922 - December 13, 2015

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sister Virginia Browne, CSJ who passed away on Dec. 13 at Nazareth Living Center in St. Louis. She was 93 years of age.

Sister Virginia was born on April 19, 1922,  in Kansas City, Missouri to parents James R. and Margaret (Flavin) Browne. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph on September 15 , 1940, was received as Sister Mary Teresita and made her final profession on August 15,1946.

She received her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Fontbonne College in St. Louis in 1954.

Sister Virginia  served nearly all of her 74 years of ministry  in elementary education, teaching at various schools in St. Louis, Hannibal, Kansas City, and Raytown, Missouri; and in Chicago; Shawano, Wisconsin; Marquette, Michigan; and Overland Park, Kansas.

Since 2003, Sister Virginia Browne served in the ministry of prayer and presence at Nazareth Living Center.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 17 at Nazareth Living Center Chapel, 2 Nazareth Lane, St. Louis, MO 63129.  The wake will be at 9 a.m. with Mass of the Resurrection to follow at 10 a.m. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Louis Province, 6400 Minnesota Ave., St. Louis, MO 63111-2899. Donate online.



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