Sister of Charity of Nazareth Nardine Aquadro, 
an educator, dies at age 79

SCNSister of Charity of Nazareth Nardine Aquadro died Dec. 31 at Methodist Hospice in Memphis, Tenn. She was 79 and had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 62 years.

Sister Aquadro, a native of Memphis, served in elementary and religious education in Kentucky, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Maryland. In the Archdiocese of Louisville, she served at Holy Family, St. Cecilia, St. Thomas More and Sts. Simon and Jude parishes.

Most recently, she served in Memphis as manager of the Literacy Initiatives Program for the Assisi Foundation of Memphis.

Sister Aquadro is survived by a brother, Charles Aquadro of Southaven, Miss., and a sister, Mary Ann Linder of Forrest City, Ark., and her religious community.

Visitation is today, Jan. 6, in Memphis. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Jan. 7 at 11 a.m. in Memphis’ Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with burial in Nazareth Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to SCN Missions, P.O. Box 9, Nazareth, Ky., 40048, or the Monastery of St. Clare, 1310 Dellwood, Memphis, Tenn., 38107, or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

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