Obituaries

Celebrate with us the lives of our Sisters, who have gone before us and have answered God’s call in her own unique way. If you are having trouble finding the obituary of one of our Sisters, please email info@oppeace.org for assistance.

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Sr. Stephana Toomey, OP

Toomey-StephanaDominican Sister of Peace Sr. Stephana Toomey, OP, died on October 28, 2015, at Mohun Health Care Center (Columbus, OH). She was born on November 19, 1930, in Wilmington, DE, and entered the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine de’ Ricci, now the Dominican Sisters of Peace, in 1956. She made her first profession of vows in 1959. Continue reading →

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Sr. Rosalia Govert, OP

Govert-RosaliaDominican Sister of Peace Sr. Rosalia Govert, OP, died on October 17, 2015, in the Dominican Sisters’ convent infirmary in Great Bend, KS. Sr. Rosalia celebrated her 100th birthday on July 28, 2015. Continue reading →

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Sr. Agnes Conway, OP

Conway-AgnesDominican Sister of Peace Sr. Agnes Conway, OP, died on October 5, 2015, at Sansbury Care Center (St. Catharine, KY). A Dominican for 77 years, Sr. Agnes lived to be 96 and was proud of her age. Continue reading →

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Sr. Mary C. Gerrior, OP

Dominican Sister of Peace Mary C. Gerrior, OP (88), a native of Waltham, MA, died on August 24, 2015, at Sansbury Care Center (St. Catharine, KY). Sr. Mary is survived by sister Jeanne Martin and brothers Paul and Lawrence Gerrior. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Continue reading →

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Sr. Mary de Montfort Schexnaydre, OP

Dominican Sister of Peace Mary de Montfort Schexnaydre, OP, died at Mohun Health Care Center (Columbus, OH) on Monday, August 24, 2015. She was born in 1930 in Burnside, LA, and in 1951 entered the Dominican Sisters of St. Mary in New Orleans, now the Dominican Sisters of Peace. She was preceded in death by her parents, Berthil and Edith Brou Schexnaydre along with six brothers: Nolte, Berthil, Jr., Earl, Clyde, Kenneth, and Lyle and four sisters: Edith Bourg, and spouse, Toby Bourg, Bianca, Elaine and Kathleen; a niece, Lynette Allen Robert and a nephew, Tab Andrew Schexnaydre, a sister-in-law, Barbara Schexnaydre and a brother-in-law, Ruffin LeBlanc. Sister is survived by a sister, Ione S. LeBlanc; brothers, Vernon “Coon” Schexnayder and Dayton Schexnaydre and spouse, Lady Schexnaydre. Continue reading →

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