Ursuline Sister of Louisville Frances Crosier dies at 81

OSU-obituaries-wUrsuline Sister of Louisville Frances Crosier died on Aug. 21 at Sacred Heart Home. She was 81 and had joined the Ursuline Sisters in 1982.

Sister Crosier, a native of Louisville, served in teaching, nursing and social work. She taught at St. Pius X, St. Barnabas and St. Timothy schools before entering the Ursulines, and at St. Helen and St. Jerome schools in the 1980s.

She later served on the staff of Marian Home in Louisville; Howard Community Hospital in Kokomo, Ind., and at Bishop Lane Retreat Center in Rockford, Ill. She retired in 1994 and volunteered at Baptist East Hospital and at Jefferson Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center (JADAC) in Louisville.

She is survived by her sister, Martha Ann Crosier Donhoff, and brother, John C. Crosier, both of Louisville, and her Ursuline Community.

Visitation will be at the Ursuline Motherhouse, 3115 Lexington Road, on Aug. 25 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., followed by a Vigil Service at 7 p.m.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. in the Motherhouse Chapel. Burial will follow in St. Michael Cemetery.

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

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