In Memoriam

Sister Mildred Ann Huber, OP(1923 - 2015)
Mildred Huber, known to her family and friends as Millie, ended her autobiography with these words of St. Paul to the Philippians: “I have learned to manage on whatever I have. I know how to be poor and I know how to be rich, too. I have been through my initiation and now I am ready for anything, anywhere: full stomach or empty stomach, poverty or plenty. There is nothing I cannot master with the help of the One who gives me strength.”

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Sister Loretta Mellon, OP

(1920 - 2015)

Cathryn Jeanette Deutsch was born on January 25, 1920, in Virgil, Illinois, one of Chicago's farthest western suburbs. She was the second of four children born to Nicholas and Elizabeth (Beringer) Deutsch. In her autobiography, Sister Cathryn described herself as a blend of her German Catholic parents:

My mother was a hard-working, determined, large-hearted, self-made woman. My father, though not irresponsible, was a playful personality, effervescent, who was devoted to his family with an overflowing devotion for the rest of humanity. Eliz and Nick had an immensely large circle of relatives and friends.

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Sister Dolores Slosar, OP(1933 – 2015)
Dolores Slosar, also known as Sister Anthony Therese, was born on November 14, 1932, in Barberton, Ohio. She was the oldest of the five children born to Anthony and Theresa (Duale) Slosar. Her mother came from a family of fifteen children.

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Sister Loretta Mellon, OP


May God bless us all with a full and generous share in Loretta’s pioneering spirit of participation and leadership in ministry at the margins
(Funeral Liturgy: Prayer of Blessing)

(1920 – 2015)

Loretta Therese Mellon, known as Sister James Matilda, was born on November 10, 1919, in Jasonville, Indiana. She was the twelfth of thirteen children born to James and Matilda (McKernan) Mellon.

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Cemetery of the Adrian Dominican Sisters

Our Adrian Dominican cemetery with its circular headstones is a beautiful place of rest for women who gave their lives in service to God — and a peaceful place for contemplation and remembrance. 

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