Ursuline Sister Rose Marian Powers, 84, dies

Ursuline Sister of Mount St. Joseph Rose Marian Powers, 84, died Nov. 27 at Mount St. Joseph in Maple Mount, Ky. She was in her 65th year of religious life.

Sister Powers, a native of Cloverport, Ky., primarily served in education. In the Archdiocese of Louisville, she taught at St. Francis Xavier School in Raywick, Ky., from 1957-1958; St. Edward School from 1962-1965; Flaherty Public School in Flaherty, Ky., from 1965-1967; St. Bernard School from 1975-1979; and as a teacher and principal of St. Brigid School in Vine Grove, Ky., from 1967-1973. She also taught and ministered in the Diocese of Owensboro.

Survivors include her sister Ursuline Sister of Mount St. Joseph Rose Jean Powers; sisters-in-law Nora Jean Powers of Hardinsburg, Ky., and Oneida Powers of Louisville; nieces and nephews; and members of her religious community.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 30 at Mount St. Joseph.

Gifts in memory of Sister Powers may take the form of donations to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount St. Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, Ky., 42356.

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