Sister Marjorie Fisher, who served in justice ministry, dies

SCNLogo2015Sister of Charity of Nazareth Marjorie (Maggie) Fisher died Jan. 16 at Nazareth Home. She was 92.

Sister Fisher made first vows as a religious of the Sacred Heart in 1949 and transferred to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in 1979.

Sister Fisher, a native of St. Joseph, Mo., served in Texas, Arkansas and Nicaragua in Central America. She served in social services, in peace and justice ministry as director of justice and peace and as a teacher. In her final years, she served in the Apostolate of Prayer at Nazareth, Ky.

She is survived by her sister Rosemary Fisher of Miami, Fla.; sister-in-law Rosemary Fisher of Odessa, Fla., and members of her religious community.

Visitation will be held on Jan. 23 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Nazareth Home and after 4 p.m. at St. Vincent Church in Nazareth. A prayer service will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the church.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Jan. 24 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Vincent Church followed by burial in Nazareth Cemetery.

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

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