To donate in Sr. Melinda’s memory, please click here. She is survived by her nephew, Fr. To download and print a copy of this memorial, please click here. “Observe them until you find what was a natural talent in them and help them develop that talent. Sr. Melinda earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the College of Saint Mary of the Springs, now Ohio Dominican University. Sister Edith Marie Hauser, 93, died Oct. 30, 2020, in the Dominican Sisters’ convent infirmary, Great Bend. She was preceded in death by her parents, Peter and Nellie Marie Sheehan Flavin, her brother, John, and her sister, Patricia Burke. Memorial gifts in Sr. Dolores’ memory may be sent to the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH 43219. Sr. Rosemarie was interred at Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron, OH. She found a long-time home when she was assigned to be principal at Saint Thomas the Apostle School in Columbus, OH. I have such wonderful memories of ballgames, picnics in the convent backyard, seeing the kids all dressed up for Halloween, Christmas parties… But even just the day-to-day working with them was so nice.”. Described as “gracious, kindly, diligent, wise, competent, capable, good-humored, generous, ingenious, and outstanding,” Sr. Rosemarie celebrated 70 years of religious life this year. In her personal annals she wrote: “In living the mission, there wasn’t a place or job that I didn’t like or get along. Her educational experience was put to good use as she served as business manager, personnel director and maintenance coordinator at Our Lady of the Elms, and on various committees as well. Sr. Dolores once wrote that she entered religious life because she felt a special call, but that she remained in religious life because of the prayer, the love that Sisters had for each other, and the community life that she experienced and loved so much. May she rest in peace. Dominican Sister of Peace Sister Annunciata Chen, 100, died on May 12, 2020, at the Mohun Health Care Center in Columbus, OH. Click here to send a … Sr. Dolores served as a primary grade teacher in Ohio and Pennsylvania for nearly 50 years. Dominican Sister of Peace Sister Annunciata Chen. Sr. Mary Carmel was born in 1922 in Guayma, Puerto Rico, one of the seven children born to Elisa Desrrivieres and Pablo Lectora. Those ministries included dietician, caregiver, pastoral minister, gardener, and housekeeper. She entered in 1944 and made first profession in 1947, later serving as a native missionary in Kienow until the Communists came into power in 1949. Sr. Mary Carmel was a dedicated member of our retreat staff, serving at facilities in New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Sr. Bernie began her ministry is an elementary school teacher, first in Ravenna, OH, and then in Cleveland. The Dominican Sisters of Peace will hold a celebration of their 10th anniversary on … After retiring from her career as an educator, Sr. Petra entered a ministry of service to her community, where she volunteered as a receptionist, helped in the gift shop, and assisted with projects as needed. Sr. Mary Petra was buried at St. Joseph Cemetery in Columbus, OH. Dominican Sister of Peace Mary Carla Golom, OP, (Gertrude Ann) (87) died at the Sansbury Care Center in St. Catharine, KY, on October 27, 2018. Sr. Mary Carmel was preceded in death by her parents; Pablo Lectora Fantozzi and Elisa Desrrivieres Lebron, her brothers, Pablo Lectora, Jr. Harry Pablo Lectora, Pablo A. Lectora and her sisters, Marie Teresa Lectora Asch and Anna Carmen Lectora Tiburcio. Click here to send a memorial online. Sr. Dolores earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education in 1965 from Saint Mary of the Springs College, now Ohio Dominican University. She volunteered to travel to Chimbote, Peru in 1968, where she served for twenty years. When she was unable to complete that ministry, she would visit the other Sisters in the Mohun Health Care Center and spend time praying in Chapel praying for her family, friends, and Sisters. To view a printable PDF copy of Sr. Mary Petra’s memorial, click here. Dominican Sister of Peace Bernadine (Jude) Baltrinic, 88, died on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at Regina Health Center, Richfield, Ohio. Born in 1930, Sr. Dolores was one of the four children of Nellie Sheehan and Peter Flavin of Pittsburgh, PA. She graduated from St. Lawrence High School, then followed in the footsteps of her sister, Petra, and entered the Congregation in 1949, made first profession in 1950, and took her final vows in 1953. Sr. Bernie was a member of the Transition Team that helped to bring seven Dominican Congregations together to create the Dominican Sisters of Peace. True to the Dominican charism, she also continued her studies with courses at Ball State, Kent State, Siena Heights and the University of Dayton. She served the families of St. Thomas for 33 years, founding a kindergarten and a latchkey program for children of working parents. A private Mass of Christian Burial for Sister Bernadine was held on May 4, 2020. Memorial gifts in Sr. Rosemarie Robinson’s memory may be submitted securely online at www.oppeace.org or sent to the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Drive, Columbus, OH 43219. In 2010, the Holy Trinity Alumni and Friends honored Sister Melinda for her service to the school and parish. She is preceded in death by her parents, Harry Sawyer and Delia Maria (Dugas) McDonald, and her brother Harry Sawyer McDonald, Jr. Continue reading → Posted in Obituaries … She also studied at the Center for Intercultural Formation in Cuemavaca, Mexico. Sr. Annunciata was buried at St. Joseph Cemetery, Columbus, OH. Obituaries Rest in Peace. She entered the Dominican Sisters Community in 1943 and pronounced vows in 1946. Beyond teaching her elementary and middle school students, she also served as a mentor and guide for the teachers on her staffs. Dominican Sister of Peace Sister Melinda Burkhart. Sr. Melinda was born in Zanesville, OH, on July 27, 1935, to Ida Nau and Nicholas Burkhart. Sr. Dolores was interred at St. Joseph Cemetery in Columbus, OH. Sr. Annunciata’s nephew was a priest, and she was blessed to fulfill her dream by working with the Chinese community in Taiwan at her nephew’s parish of St. Joseph and at Our Lady of China Parish. She enjoyed decorating for major feast days, holidays, and, especially, the Jubilee celebrations of our Sisters, and served in this special ministry until 2019. Sr. Ann Bernardine is survive Dominican Sister of Peace Sr. Mary Petra Flavin died at Mohun Health Care Center, Columbus, OH on Saturday, August 8, 2020. The funeral liturgy was also held at the Dominican Sisters of Peace Motherhouse Chapel on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Foundress of the “Dominican Sisters … Born in Brooklyn, NY on August 9, 1917, Madeline was the daughter of Louis and Anna Lanzaro DeGennaro. Dominican Sister of Peace Dolores Flavin, 90, died at Mohun Health Care Center, Columbus, OH on Sunday, June 23, 2020. To view a printable PDF copy of Sr. Annunciata’s memorial, please click here. Sr. Carmel would turn back the hands of the clock so that the younger Sisters could stay longer, wanting to spend more time with them and make them feel welcome. In the history of the Dominican Sisters of Akron, A Moment of Grace, Sr. Diana Culbertson, OP, wrote “Sr. Purchase tickets to be eligible to win the following: 1. To donate in Sr. Annunciata’s memory, please click here. Luke Chen, nieces, grandnieces, and grandnephews. Sister DesRosiers, a native of Worcester, Mass., ministered as an educator in Kentucky, Indiana and Massachusetts. She is survived by nieces and nephews. She was 102 years old. Sister Corona Bayer, 91, died April 27, 2020, in the Dominican Sisters’ convent infirmary, Great Bend. Born in Youngstown, OH, in 1929, Sr. Rosemarie was one of nine children born to Anne Helbig and George Robinson. She is survived by nieces and nephews. Sr. Mary Petra entered a ministry of prayer and presence in 2015. She was buried at Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron, OH. She was preceded in death by her parents, Peter and Catherine Ho Chen, her sister, Catherine, and her brother, Peter. Memorial gifts in Sr. Bernadine’s memory may be submitted securely online or sent to the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr, Columbus, 43219. After graduating from St. Lawrence High School, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Saint Mary of the Springs College, now Ohio Dominican University. To view a printable PDF copy of Sr. Melinda’s memorial, please click here. She entered religious life in 1946, following the example of her sister, Sr. Bernadine, who is also a Dominican Sister of Peace. Fender Guitar: 2. She wanted to make every encounter, with every person, one of love and joy, just as her own encounter with Christ was so joyful. Sr. Rosemarie took her love of learning and study to her early ministry, serving as a teacher and educational administrator at schools in Akron, Barberton, Cleveland and Doylestown, OH. She entered the congregation in 1951, made first profession in 1954, and final profession in 1957. Dominican Sister of Peace Bernadine Marie Egleston died Dec. 2 at Sansbury Care Center in St. Catharine, Ky. She was 83 and had been a Dominican Sister for 63 years. She was a vocation director, a Councilor on the Leadership Team, and Motherhouse Coordinator, and even served as President for eight years. I loved every part of it. We, Dominican Sisters of Peace, claim our charism to preach truth with hope in God’s promise for our future. Sr. Melinda taught elementary school students in Michigan, New Mexico, and Ohio for more than 35 years. ST. CATHARINE, Ky. — Dominican Sister of Peace Columba Casey, OP, 100, a native of Greeley, died Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Sansbury Care Center in St. Catharine, Ky. Our congregation, the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, is an apostolic community of vowed women religious. Sr. Melinda was buried at St. Joseph Cemetery in Columbus, OH. Dominican Sister of Peace, Sister Jeanne (Sr. Mary Jarrett) Brown died at Mohun Health Care Center, Columbus, OH on Saturday, December 26, 2020. Our preaching flows from our contemplation and is embodied in our prayer, study, community and ministry. A private wake was held on Wednesday, August 12, and a private Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, August 13. Born in 1932, Sister Bernie grew up in a community of eleven siblings, all the children of Mary Pozderac and Michael Baltrinic of Empire, OH. Sr. Phuong Thuy Vu Makes First Profession to Dominican Sisters of Peace, Merry Christmas from the Dominican Sisters of Peace. We endeavor to express in our lives the Dominican […] She spent her summers attending seminars and educational programs to keep abreast of the changes in education and became interested in the Montessori approach. Obituaries; Dominican Sisters of Peace. Dominican Sister of Peace Delia McDonald, OP (79), died on February 11, 2016, at Mohun Health Care Center (Columbus, OH). * Sr. Phuong Thuy Vu Makes First Profession to Dominican Sisters of Peace, Merry Christmas from the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Sister Ann Louise DeGennaro died on March 31, 2020 in Siena Hall, Dominican Convent, Sparkill, NY. Sr. Mary Carmel held a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work from the Catholic University of Puerto Rico – a degree she earned when she was in her 70’s. Memorial gifts in Sr. Edwina's memory may be sent to the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH … She was born Jan. 19, 1927, in Nashville, Kan., the daughter of Edward and Mary (Schnittker) Hauser. Sister Hesse, a native of Louisville, ministered as a nurse in Kentucky and Nebraska. ”. Merry Christmas from the Dominican Sisters of Peace This is not a normal Christmas season. Memorial gifts in Sr. Melinda’s memory may be sent to the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr. Columbus, OH 43219 or submitted securely at oppeace.org. This page is under development. She served God and the Church as a Dominican Sister of Peace for more than 65 years. Dominican Sister of Peace Elaine Virginia DesRosiers, formerly Gregory Anne, died Dec. 16. To view a printable PDF copy of Sr. Dolores’ memorial, please click here. Obituaries; Private Pages. Dominican Sister of Peace Ann Bernardine Shaw, OP (83), a native of Charlestown, Massachusetts, died on Sept. 8, 2020, at Sansbury Care Center, St. Catharine, Kentucky. Memorial gifts in Sr. Annunciata’s memory may be submitted securely online or sent to the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr, Columbus, 43219. Dominican Sister of Peace Mary Carla Golom, OP, (Gertrude Ann) (87) died at the Sansbury Care Center in St. Catharine, KY, on October 27, 2018. Dominican Sister of Peace Melinda Burkhart Dominican Sister of Peace Melinda Burkhart, 84, died on July 25, 2020, at the Mohun Health Care Center in Columbus, OH. Dominican Sister of Peace Bernadine Baltrinic. Sr. Dolores entered a ministry of prayer and presence at the Mohun Health Care Center, celebrating 70 years of ministry in 2020. Sr. Petra’s wake was held on Wednesday, August 12, and the Mass of Christian Burial was held on August 13. To view and print a copy of this memorial, please click here. We respond to a call to live our commitment made in baptism: to grow in the love of God. She was born in 1934 in Astoria, NY and in 1956 entered the former congregation of St. Mary of the Springs, now the Dominican Sisters of Peace. I know I have a religious vocation, but I am not sure to which congregation. In true Dominican fashion, she continued her study at Duquesne University, earning her Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling in 1965. Chapter Commitments; Actions for Peace; Prayer Requests; OPPeace News; Dominican Ordo. To donate in Sr. Bernadine Baltrinic’s memory, please click here. She maintained a connection with the Chinese community as a member of a Columbus, OH, prayer group that met for reflection and sharing. She taught at the Holy Trinity grade school and served as a home visitor, sharing the Eucharist to the home-bound parishioners. Sr. Mary Carla was born in1931 in Chicago, IL. She entered the Congregation in 1951, paving the way for her Sister Betty, who joined the next year. Sister Marie Virginia Walters, OP, died Nov. 13, 2020. As a member of the Liturgy Committee, she served both the school and the parish. Dominican Sister of Peace Betty Ann Hesse (Photo Special to The Record) Dominican Sister of Peace Betty Ann Hesse died Dec. 6 at Sansbury Care Center in St. Catharine, Ky. She was 81 and had been a Dominican sister for 60 years. She was 90 and in her 70th year of religious life. Sr. Melinda entered a ministry of prayer and presence at the Mohun Health Care Center in 2007. Sister Petra’s was preceded in death by her parents, Peter and Nellie Sheehan Flavin, her brother, John and her sisters, Patricia Burke and Dominican Sister of Peace, Sister Dolores Flavin. In 1999, Sister Bernie received the Bishop Pilla Leadership Award, honoring those who work for social justice, peace, and human dignity in the diocese of Cleveland. Dominican Sister of Peace Elaine Virginia DesRosiers, OP (formerly Sr. Gregory Anne) (90), a native of Worcester, Massachusetts, died on Dec. 16, 2020, at Springview Hospital, Lebanon, Kentucky. A Very Merry Christmas from the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Sister Bernie earned her Bachelor of Science, Education in Elementary Education from Saint John College and her Certificate in Pastoral Ministry from the Cleveland diocese. Bracelet (valued at $1900) 7. A Memorial Mass was be held at Our Lady of the Elms Convent Chapel in Akron, OH, on Thursday, December 6. The private services were held at the Columbus Motherhouse Chapel. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nicholas Burkhart and Ida Nau Burkhart, her brother, Leo Burkhart, and her sisters, Regina Dutro and Mary DeVol. Her Dominican Sister of Peace Petra Flavin followed her to Heaven on August 8, 2020. Member of the Dominican Sister of Oxford for 71 years. She did everything that she could to make the retreat experience prayerful and fulfilling for all who attended. A private mass and funeral service was held on May 20, 2020, at the Columbus Motherhouse Chapel. Dominican Sisters of Peace. Memorial gifts in Sr. Jeanne's memory may be sent to the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr. Columbus, OH 43219 or submitted securely at oppeace.org Teaching predominately poor minority students in the mid-1960’s, Sr. Bernie was inspired to take her own steps toward racial justice. Rosemarie’s years of leadership would test her skills as a calm administrator … She offered the kind of quiet steadiness at the helm that the community needed in tumultuous times. Rooted in the heritage of the Order of Preachers, … Sr. Carmel was much loved by many of the younger Sisters in our Congregation, and by those who remember her from their younger days. On returning to Ohio, Sister Bernie ministered with and for the Cleveland Hispanic community for four years and continued to work for social justice even after she had  “retired.”. Education is tremendous and the children were wonderful and their families very supportive.” She used the “Workshop Way” with great success, giving her students a firm foundation to build on and a positive experience of school. She enjoyed ministering through home visits, religious formation, and preparing children to receive the sacraments. She is survived by nieces and nephews. May she rest in peace. A private Mass of Christian Burial was held on July 7 at the Columbus, OH, motherhouse. Sister Bernie served her Congregation in a number of important roles. At Sr. Carmel’s service, one Sister remembered that when she was a temporary professed sister, they were given a limited amount of time to socialize or play games with their Perpetually Professed Sisters –time was measured by a clock on the wall. 555 Albany Avenue Amityville, New York 11701 Tel: 631.842.6000 Sister Egleston, a native of Waltham, Mass., earned a master’s degree in arts and a master of fine arts degree in sculpture from the University of Dallas. Obituaries and memorial profiles of our deceased Sisters. Sister Bernadine Baltrinic is survived by her brother, Robert; sister, Dolores Mae Kennedy and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. After retiring from her teaching careers, Sr. Dolores became the Facilities Director at our Columbus Motherhouse and, later, the Hospitality Coordinator. Welcome to the Private Pages of the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville. Sr. Petra ministered as an elementary teacher for twenty years in Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. She volunteered for missionary work in El Salvador as part of the Cleveland Diocesan Mission Team and served there for nine years. A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Sr. Petra was born in 1925 to Helen (Nellie) Sheehan and Peter Flavin. Community, Prayer, Study and Preaching are the four ‘pillars’ of our Dominican life. She entered the Congregation in 1957 and served God’s people for more than 60 years. Sr. Annunciata served as a sacristan at both the Motherhouse and Mohun Health Care Center. Rooted in the legacy of the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Sansbury Care Center’s mission is to provide high quality, personalized, compassionate care services to the Sisters and the lay women who reside at the facility.We hold five (5) values to this mission: P – Person-centered high quality care E – Empowered employees through training and education She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Joseph, Michael, Peter and Brother David, CSC; and sisters, Catherine Fenn, Mary Bennett, Margaret Musarra and Sister Betty Baltrinic, OP. A Vigil of Remembrance Service was held at the Dominican Sisters of Peace Motherhouse Chapel in Columbus, OH, on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. To donate in Sr. Mary Carmel’s memory, please click here. Dominican Sister of Peace Rosemarie (Margery Ann) Robinson, 89, died on December 1, 2018, at the Regina Health Care Center of the Dominican Sisters of Peace in Akron, OH. Memorial gifts in Sr. Mary Carmel Lectora’s memory may be sent to the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH, 43219. When the Dominican Sisters from our Congregation arrived in Fukien, Sr. Annunciata was the first to apply for entrance as a professed religious in the Congregation. Memorial gifts in Sr. Gloria's name may be sent to Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr, Columbus, OH 43219-2098 or submitted securely online at oppeace.org. Sister ministered in many capacities in many places. Dominican Sister of Peace Sister Dolores Flavin. Sr. Sister Rosalyn lived an additional eleven years in the Union of eight Dominican congregations that became the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Peter and Paul School, Wheat Ridge, CO, and served the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation as codirector of the Dominican Education Center, Sinsinawa, WI, and secretary for and assistant to the Western Province team. Sr. Petra loved her work at the school, remembering, “I especially loved being with the kids. Memorial gifts in Sr. Mary Petra’s memory may be sent to the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr. Columbus, OH 43219 or submitted securely at oppeace.org. A memorial mass was held on Thursday, November 1, at the Dominican Retreat and Conference Center in Niskayuna, NY, and Sr. Mary Carmel was interred at St. Agnes Cemetery in Menands, NY. Sr. Rosemarie is survived by three sisters, Anita Watson, Coletta and Sister Bernadine Robinson, OP. She was an active and important support to her founding congregation, the Dominican Sisters of Akron. To donate in Sr. Dolores’ memory, please click here. She was the daughter of Elizabeth Smith and John Conrad Golom, and … 2320 Airport Drive, Columbus, OH 43219 | 614-416-1900, Dominican Sister of Peace Sister Mary Petra Flavin. Explore the story behind our Dominican order Mother Rose Niland. Her early years of teaching in the United States were the then “missionary territories” of Abiquiu, NM, and Amarillo. Dominican Sister of Peace Melinda Burkhart, 84, died on July 25, 2020, at the Mohun Health Care Center in Columbus, OH. While she was not in the best of health, she maintained a grace and cheer that lifted the spirits of all she met. She ministered as principal at SS. Dominican Life. I am unsure whether or not I have a religious vocation. Holy Trinity Somerset, known as the “Cradle of Catholicity” in Ohio, was Sr. Melinda’s ministry home for thirty years. During this time, Sr. Dolores also ministered as a Choir Director, trained altar servers, directed school plays and musicals, and published monthly newsletters for parents and students at the schools where she served. Hope you return next year! She also assisted her sister, Sr. Dolores Flavin, with holiday decorating of the Motherhouse and Mohun Care Center. She entered the Congregation in 1957 and served God’s people for more than 60 years. She is survived by her sister, Esther J. Soffio and nephews. Professed in 1955, she saw her primary ministry as serving God and people. ... Login . When she “retired” to the Akron Motherhouse in 2010, Sister Bernie continued to serve her local community and her religious Community through her work as a volunteer, and finally, through her ministry of prayer and presence. While serving as a teacher in Michigan, she also earned her Master of Education in Reading Education from Marygrove College. One of three siblings, Sr. Annunciata was born in 1919 in Fukien, China to Catherine Ho and Peter Chen. I am just beginning to look around. In her final years, she served the people of God and her Sisters in a ministry of prayer and presence at our Akron Motherhouse and at the Regina Care Center. 2021 Long Form Ordo; 2021 Short Form Ordo; Dominican Praise Tutorial; Directories (see below) ... Dominican Sisters of Peace. Sr. Annunciata earned a Bachelor of Education at St, Mary of the Springs, now Ohio Dominican University. ... Esther is survived by her Dominican Sisters. If she ever became exasperated at unpredictable events and crises that she would inevitably face, her demeanor consistently suggested that all was under control-and it usually was. To login, please enter your username and password in the fields below. Sister Obituaries 2020. Sorry the Great Bend Bazaar Raffle has closed. Sister Eileen entered the Dominican Sisters of Akron now the Dominican Sisters of Peace from St. Paul Parish Akron on Oct. 4 1936 and made first profession on June 26 1938. Teaching is not just about giving to someone else; it is a two-way giving; the student gives to the teacher just as much as the teacher gives the student.”. Rosemary Pentecost was born on April 24 1918 in Nashville TN to Frank and Helen Pentecost. To donate in Sr. Mary Petra’s memory, please click here. The pillars of our lives are: prayer, ministry/service, study, and common life/community. A Very Merry Christmas from the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Sister Rosemarie earned her Bachelor of Science in Education in 1958 and her Master of Science in Education in 1966 from St. John College of Cleveland. Our Mission. One role in which Sister Bernie served is still bearing important fruit for her beloved Congregation today. This is my first encounter with the Dominican Sisters of Peace. She entered the Congregation in 1945 and served her Congregation and God’s people for 75 years. Our Story. (1925-2020) Elizabeth Reagan’s first visit to Adrian, which came in 1933 when she was eight years old, coincided with Mother Gerald Barry’s election as Mother General of the Congregation. 2320 Airport Drive, Columbus, OH 43219 | 614-416-1900, Dominican Sister of Peace Rosemarie Robinson. She was thrilled to preside over the burning of the million-dollar mortgage in 1976. Obituaries February 11, 2020. She was elected Second Councilor in 1969, and served as President from 1973 to 1981. To view a printable PDF copy of Sr Bernadine’s memorial, please click here. Sr. Melinda was born in Zanesville, OH, on July 27, 1935, to Ida Nau and Nicholas Burkhart. As first Co-delegate for Religious and later Delegate for the Diocese of Cleveland, Sr. Rosemarie used her gifts of leadership and foresight to enhance the lives and spirit of the religious in the diocese. Sister Edith Marie Hauser, 93, died Oct. 30, 2020, in the Dominican Sisters’ convent infirmary, Great Bend. She was preceded in death by her parents, Anne and George, her brothers, George and Richard, and three sisters, Eileen Macupa, Kathleen and Rosemary. “It was a joy to share the ability that I had to bring children together as students to become mature students, she said. 60 years Bernie began her ministry is an apostolic community of vowed women.... 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