Sister Gertrude Mudd dies at 92

Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph Jean Gertrude Mudd, 92, died Oct. 13 at Mount St. Joseph. She was a native of Fredericktown, Ky., and was in her 72nd year of religious life.

Sister Mudd was an educator for nearly half a century, and in the Archdiocese of Louisville she taught at St. James School in Louisville; St. Bernard School in Clementsville, Ky.; and St. Catherine School in New Haven, Ky. She was also a teacher at the St. Angela Education Center in Louisville and also taught in Owensboro, Ky., Missouri and Nebraska. From 1996 to 2006 she was a quilter for the Ursuline community at the St. Angela Convent in Louisville.

Survivors include two sisters, Geneva Mudd of Springfield, Ky., and Gertrude Nally of Bardstown, Ky.; three brothers, Thomas and Joseph A. Mudd of Springfield and Bernard Mudd of Bardstown; nieces and nephews and members of her religious community.

The Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 17 at Mount St. Joseph. Memorial gifts may take the form of contributions to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, Ky., 42356.

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