Ursuline Sister Bernadine Nash, a teacher, dies at 95

Ursuline Sister of Louisville Bernadine (Emmet) Nash died June 3 at Nazareth Home-Clifton. She was 95 and had been an Ursuline sister for 73 years.

Sister Nash, a native of  Elizabethtown, Ky., served as an educator in Kentucky, Nebraska and Indiana.

In Kentucky, she taught at Holy Spirit, St. Peter, St. Boniface, Sacred Heart Model, St. Clement and St. Raphael schools. She served as principal at St. Vincent de Paul School, St. George School and Our Mother of Sorrows School.

After she retired as an educator, Sister Nash served as coordinator at the Ursuline Motherhouse from 1992-1998. She volunteered as a chaplain at Jewish Hospital and Suburban Medical Center. Sister Nash also volunteered at the Red Cross, Marian Home and Elderserve in Louisville.

She is survived by her sister Peggy Clark and three brothers, Dennis Nash, Robert Nash, all of Louisville and Charles Nash of Florida, nieces, nephews, and members of her community.

The funeral service will be private, with burial in St. Michael Cemetery. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Ursuline Sisters, Mission Advancement Office, 3105 Lexington Road, Louisville, Ky., 40206.

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