In Memoriam

Sister Anne (Mary Pius) Herringer, OPSpeak, move, act in peace, as if you were in prayer. In truth, this is prayer.  
— Penelon 

(1916 – 2014)
Sister Anne Herringer, baptized Anne Mildred, was born on February 28, 1916, in the village of Arthur, Ontario, Canada. Her parents, George and Bridget (O’Neill) Herringer, along with her two-year-old sister Mary, welcomed Anne into this world.
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Sister Katherine (Sean Maureen) Kenny, OP(1939 – 2014)
Katherine Patricia Kenny was born in Detroit on April 9, 1939, to Peter and Viola (Gustafson) Kenny. She was the first of their seven children, all of whom were born prematurely. Only Katherine and her brother, Jim, survived; the other children died soon after birth.
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Sister Geraldine McNamara, OP(1927 – 2014)
Sister Geraldine McNamara was born on March 27, 1927, in Chicago to John and Bertha (Monahan) McNamara. She was the fifth of their six children, preceded by James, John, Jerome and Robert and followed by William. The McNamaras were a large extended family of aunts, uncles, and cousins who often gathered at their home for Sunday dinners and holiday celebrations. 
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Sister Marilyn Foster, OP(1928 – 2014)
Howard and Marie Foster gave three of their eleven children to the Adrian Dominicans: Betty, Marilyn and Dorothy. Marilyn was born on October 5, 1928, in Peck, Michigan.
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Cemetery of the Adrian Dominican Sisters

Our Adrian Dominican cemetery with its circular headstones is a beautiful place of rest for women who gave their lives in service to God—and a peaceful place for contemplation and remembrance. 

We will post memorial reflections on our faithfully departed Sisters and Associates. If you would like to reflect on a Sister or Associate who has gone before us, please send your reflections – no more than 500 to 600 words – to .

We invite you to meet some of the wonderful women who have recently crossed into eternity.


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