Remembering Sister M. Eugene Gear

Posted May 06, 2019 in Obituaries

M. Eugene Gear

Regardless of where she resided at any point in time, Sister M. Eugene’s heart was always in the city. Though small of stature and soft of speech, she was an untiring advocate for the poor and underservedthroughout her 75 years of ministry. The former teacher, principal, congregational leader, librarian and program director, died May 4 at Regina Health Center in Richfield after suffering a stroke. She was 95. Marjorie Elizabeth Gear was born October 27, 1923, in East Cleveland, one of four children born to Eugene and Irene (Barry) Gear. The Willoughby Union High School graduate entered the Ursuline Sisters from Immaculate Conception Parish, Willoughby, February 2, 1943 and professed final vows August 25, 1948. She earned undergraduate and... read more

Remembering Sister Joann Kessler

Posted March 30, 2019 in Obituaries

Joann Kessler

 Sister Joann Kessler (formerly Sister M. Herman) possessed a unique array of talents and interests which she placed at the service of her various ministries. Whether sharing her faith preparing her second graders for First Communion, providing compassionate outreach services... read more

Remembering Sister Mary Irene Kane

Posted March 22, 2019 in Obituaries

Mary Irene

Sister Mary Irene spent her entire 56-year ministry career in elementary education, 45 as classroom teacher or principal and 11 as co-director or tutor in the Ursuline Institute of Learning. The congenial and faith-filled woman... read more

Remembering Sister Therese Demchock

Posted November 27, 2018 in Obituaries

Therese Demchock

In the span of her 53-year career, Sister Therese Demchock (formerly Sister M. Stephanie) engaged in many and varied ministries, from elementary school teacher and principal, to community administrator and transportation coordinator, and finally to... read more

Remembering Sister Caroline Kocur

Posted November 13, 2018 in Obituaries

Caroline Kocur

Sister Caroline Kocur (formerly Sister Mechtildes) spent her entire career in the ministry of education, 23 years as a teacher and 25 as principal. Even in her last years, as a resident at Regina Health... read more