SCN Marylee King, an educator, dies at 87

SCNLogo-fSister of Charity of Nazareth Marylee King, formerly Sister George Cecelia King, died June 11 at Nazareth Home.

She was 87 and in her 65th year of religious life.

Sister King, a native of Kansas, served as an educator in Kentucky and Massachusetts.

In Kentucky, Sister King taught at Spalding College, now Spalding University, between 1970 and 1996. She served as a teacher at the old St. Thomas More School from 1952 to 1959. She also taught at Owensboro Catholic High School in Owensboro, Ky.

From 1996 to 2009 she served as a part-time instructor of religion and spirituality at the Cathedral of the Assumption.

Sister King also served as an instructor of theology at the Ecce Homo Basilica in Jerusalem. Since 2009, she served in the Apostolate of Prayer.

Visitation will be held at Nazareth Home in Louisville June 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Burial will take place in Nazareth Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.

Sister King is survived by her sister, Patricia King Nevins of Estero, Fla., and members of her religious community.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Office of Mission Advancement, P.O. Box 9, Nazareth, Ky., 40048.

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