In Memoriam


(1928-2019)

Sister Marcelline Fouchey, formerly known as Sister Jeanne Henry Fouchey, died on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Michigan. She was 90 years of age and in the 73rd year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation.

Sister Marcelline was born in Detroit to Harvey and Laurette (Bernier) Fouchey. Sister graduated from St. Joseph Academy in Adrian and received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Siena Heights College (University) in Adrian and a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana.

Sister Marcelline spent 44 years ministering in education in Detroit, Adrian, and Southgate, Michigan; Chicago, Wilmette and Westchester, Illinois; and San Diego, California. She ministered in several Congregation institutions: 14 years at St. Joseph Academy in Adrian as teacher, treasurer, and Director of Development; teacher for nine years at Dominican High School in Detroit; and teacher for one year at Regina Dominican High School in Wilmette, Illinois. She was Administrative Secretary for the Sisters in the Pacific West Chapter Office from 1991 to 2003. 

Sister Marcelline became a resident of the Dominican Life Center in Adrian in 2007. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters Florence Zack and Annette Hobbs; and two cousins, Sister Therese Bernier and Sister Catherine Cecile Bidigare, both Adrian Dominican Sisters. She is survived by her Adrian Dominican Sisters.

Welcome of Sister Marcelline will be on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Dominican Life Center lobby; the Wake will follow from 6:15 to 7:00 p.m. in the Rose Room. The Reception of the Body and Vigil Prayer will be at 7:00 p.m. in St. Catherine Chapel. The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered in St. Catherine Chapel on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. Both the Vigil Prayer and the Mass of Christian Burial will be live streamed. The Rite of Committal will be in the Congregation cemetery. 

make a memorial giftMemorial gifts may be made to Adrian Dominican Sisters, 1257 East Siena Heights Drive, Adrian, Michigan, 49221. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.

 

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Right: Sister Marcelline is shown with her parents, Lavette and Harvey Fouchey, during a visit, April 1948.


Left: Sister Marcelline, center, with her brother-in-law Joe Zack and her sister Florence Fouchey Zack at Dominican Oaks, Santa Cruz, California. 


Left: Sister Marcelline examines items from Mexico during the 2006 Chapter Assembly. 


From left: Sister Marcelline speaks during the 1987 Chapter Assembly. Sister Marcelline at the 60th anniversary dinner in Santa Cruz, California 


From left: Standing, from left, Sisters Marcelline Fouchey, Jane Robert Stuckel, Anne Herringer, and Mary Therese Napolitan, and seated, Sister Thomas Josephine Lawler. From left, Sisters Mary Roseen Maier, Marcelline Fouchey, and Hilda Marie Gelegan attend the 1993 Pacific West Chapter Assembly. 


Celebrating their Diamond Jubilee in 2006 are, back row, from left, Sisters Marcelline Fouchey, Marie Siena Chmara, Jeanne Marie O’Laughlin, Anne L. Lindquist, Therese Tighe, Jane Quirk, and Clare O’Connor, and front row, from left, Sisters Sean Therese Halpin, Marie Sheila Beatty, Therese Margaret Roberts, Therese Craig, Donna Wencel, Betty Foster, and Mary Margaret Donnelly.

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(1936-2019)

Sister Marie Quenneville, formerly known as Sister Madonna Joseph, died on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Michigan. She was 83 years of age and in the 66th year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation.

Sister Marie was born in Detroit to George and Marie (Bonten) Quenneville. She graduated from St. Joseph Academy in Adrian and received a bachelor’s degree in Latin from Siena Heights College (University) in Adrian and a Master’s degree in children’s literature from Wayne State University in Detroit.

Sister spent 44 years ministering in elementary education in Harvey, Chicago, and Mundelein, Illinois; Harper Woods, Detroit, Riverview, and Hamtramck, Michigan; Toledo, Ohio; and Oakland, California. She also was the associate director for the Adrian Dominican Development Office for nine years in Detroit and Eastpointe, Michigan. 

Sister Marie became a resident of the Dominican Life Center in 2009. She was preceded in death by her parents; six brothers: Charles, Thomas, William, Edward, Patrick, and John; and three sisters: Elaine Young, and Rita and Donna Quenneville. She is survived by a brother, Donald of Columbia, Tennessee, and loving nieces and nephews. 

Welcome of Sister Marie will be on Monday, July 1, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Dominican Life Center lobby; the Wake will follow from 6:15 to 7:00 p.m. in the Rose Room. The Reception of the Body and Vigil Prayer will be at 7:00 p.m. in St. Catherine Chapel. The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered in St. Catherine Chapel on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. Both the Vigil Prayer and the Mass of Christian Burial will be live streamed. The Rite of Committal will be in the Congregation cemetery. 

make a memorial giftMemorial gifts may be made to Adrian Dominican Sisters, 1257 East Siena Heights Drive, Adrian, Michigan, 49221. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.

 

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From left: Sister Marie’s eighth-grade graduation photo from St. Edward School, Detroit; Sister Marie’s parents, George and Marie (Bonten) Quenneville 


From left: Sister Marie attends the 50th class reunion for the Dominican High School Class of 1953, September 2003. From left, Associate Mercedes Fitzsimmons and Sisters Helene Burns, Patricia Sporer, Sheila Delaney, and Marie Quenneville


Right: Members of the 2002 Golden Jubilee, August Reception Crowd are, back row, from left, Sisters Diane Odette, Norma Dell, Elizabeth Ross, Mary Giacopelli, and Marie Quenneville, and front row, from left, Sisters Mary Nugent, Claudia Hinds, Jean Horger, Mary Ann Zakrajsek, Kathleen Buechele, and Laura Marie Smith. 


From left: Sister Marie cuts the cake for her Silver Jubilee celebration at St. Pius X in Toledo, May 7, 1978. Sister Janet Schaeffler, left, and Sister Marie attend an event at Dominican High School in Detroit, October 2002.


Right: Sister Dorothy Booms, left, and Sister Marie Quenneville celebrate Sister Marie’ Golden Jubilee, June 2002.

 

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(1926-2019)

Sister Jane Irene Hutton, formerly known as Irene Jane Hutton, died on Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Michigan. She was 92 years of age and in the 69th year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation.

Sister Jane Irene was born in Chicago to William and Irene (Beck) Hutton. She graduated from Aquinas Dominican High School in Chicago and received a Bachelor of Home Economics degree from Siena Heights College (University) in Adrian. She was also certified as a teacher of religious education by the Diocese of Orlando, Florida. 

Sister ministered for nine years in elementary education in Detroit, Michigan; Chicago, Illinois; Oakland, California; and Georgetown, South Carolina. She also ministered in elementary and religious education for 40 years in Pensacola, Hollywood, Miami Beach, Jacksonville, Melbourne, Fort Walton Beach, Fort Pierce, and Vero Beach, Florida. 

Sister Jane Irene became a resident at the Dominican Life Center in 1999. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Edmar Hutton. Sister is survived by her Adrian Dominican Sisters.

Welcome and Wake of Sister Jane Irene will be on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. in the Gathering Space of St. Catherine Chapel in the Dominican Life Center. The Reception of the Body and Vigil Prayer will be at 4:00 p.m. in St. Catherine Chapel. The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered in St. Catherine Chapel on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. Both the Vigil Prayer and the Mass of Christian Burial will be live streamed. The Rite of Committal will be in the Congregation cemetery. 

make a memorial giftMemorial gifts may be made to Adrian Dominican Sisters, 1257 East Siena Heights Drive, Adrian, Michigan, 49221. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.

 

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From left: Sister Jane Irene, left, with her good friend Sister John Baptist Dowd, November 2005; Celebrating Sister Jane Irene Hutton’s Jubilee with the Holy Rosary Chapter, June 2009, are, from left: Sisters Dorothy Worthy, Joan Sustersic, Mary Pat Dewey, Jane Irene, Lorraine Pepin, Reta Drexler, and Lila Watt.


Celebrating Sister Jane Irene Hutton’s Golden Jubilee in June 1999 are, from left, Sisters John Baptist Dowd; Denis Marie Talbot; Jane Irene; and Helen Beck, her cousin, of the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul.


From left: Sister Jane Irene Hutton, left, with Sister Jean Aufderheide at the cathedral in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, September 1994; Sister Jane Irene celebrates her 70-year Jubilee with Sister Noreen Burke, May 15, 2019.


Members of the 1999 Golden Jubilee Crowd are: back row, from left, Sisters Geraldine Megel, Magdelaine Hill, Thomas James Burns, Grace Flowers, Madeline Mary Dervin, and Aileen McClain, and front row, from left, Sisters Anastasia McNichols, Helen Edward Duncan, Jean Marie Jeziolkowski, Frances Barfield, Dorothy D’Haene, and Jane Irene Hutton.


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(1929-2019)

Sister Jeanne Marie O’Laughlin, formerly known as Sister John Anthony O’Laughlin, died on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Michigan. She was 90 years of age and in the 73rd year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation.

Sister Jeanne was born in Detroit to Thomas and Margaret (Croak) O’Laughlin. She graduated from St. Joseph Academy in Adrian; received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Siena Heights College (University) in Adrian; and earned a Master of Teaching Science degree in Biology, a Master of Education degree in Education Administration, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Education Administration, all from the University of Arizona in Tucson. 

Sister Jeanne spent 21 years ministering in elementary education in Lansing, Iron River and Dearborn, Michigan; Rockford, Illinois; and Casa Grande and Tucson, Arizona. She spent four years in California, from 1969 to 1973, where she was Director of the Apostolate in Holy Cross Province. Sister was the Director of the Adrian Dominican Independent School System (ADISS) Board from 1973 to 1974. She was elected to the General Council of the Adrian Dominican Sisters and served in that position from 1974 to 1978. 

Sister Jeanne was the President’s Assistant at St. Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, for three years, and President of Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida, from 1981 until 2004, when she became President Emerita. 

Sister Jeanne became a resident of the Dominican Life Center in 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Patricia McGlowe and Mary Grybowski; and a brother, Bernard O’Laughlin. She is survived by loving nieces and nephews.

Welcome of Sister Jeanne will be on Monday, June 24, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Dominican Life Center lobby; the Wake will follow from 6:15 to 7:00 p.m. in the Rose Room. The Reception of the Body and Vigil Prayer will be at 7:00 p.m. in St. Catherine Chapel. The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered in St. Catherine Chapel on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. Both the Vigil Prayer and the Mass of Christian Burial will be live streamed. The Rite of Committal will be in the Congregation cemetery. 

make a memorial giftMemorial gifts may be made to Adrian Dominican Sisters, 1257 East Siena Heights Drive, Adrian, Michigan, 49221. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.

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Right: Regina White, left, and Jeanne O’Laughlin on their first day of kindergarten


From left: Sister Nora (Nora Richard) Leahy, left, and Sister Jeanne (John Anthony) O’Laughlin; Sister Jeanne visits the Irish Hills in Michigan with her parents and her brother Bernard; Sister Peg Albert, back, and Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin pose with Sister Jeanne’s companion, PJ (“Pure Joy”). 


From left: Sister Jeanne with her stepmother, Betty; From left, Sisters Nora Leahy, Jeanne O’Laughlin, and Diane Odette


From left: Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin and Janet Reno, Attorney General under President Bill Clinton, attend a Commencement ceremony. Sister Jeanne receives a blessing from Pope John Paul II.


From left: Sister Jeanne O’Laughlin, second pew, left, at her inauguration as President of Barry College (now University), 1981. Sisters Peg Albert, left, and Jeanne O’Laughlin enjoy their trip to Alaska.


From left: Sisters Mary Karen Lietz, Joan Leo Kehn, Jeanne O’Laughlin, and Therese Margaret Roberts; Members of the 2005 North Miami Mission Group are: back row, from left, Associate Lloyd Van Bylevelt and Sisters Pam Millenbach, John Norton Barrett, Jeanne O’Laughlin, and Sarah Cavanaugh; middle row, from left, Sisters Kathleen Donnelly, Peg Albert, Marie Carol Hurley, Jeannine Holway, and Helen Faiver; and front row, from left, Sisters Marie Joannes O’Donnell, Therese Margaret Roberts, Dorothy Jehle, Mary Arnold Benedetto, and Myra Jackson.


Members of the 2006 Diamond Jubilee Crowd are, back row, from left, Sisters Marcelline Fouchey, Marie Siena Chmara, Jeanne O’Laughlin, Anne L. Lindquist, Therese Tighe, Jane Quirk, and Clare O’Connor, and front row, from left, Sisters Sean Therese Halpin, Marie Sheila Beatty, Therese Margaret Roberts, Therese Craig, Donna Wencel, Betty Foster, and Mary Margaret Donnelly.


Members of the 1974-1978 General Council are, from left, Sisters Cathryn Deutsch, Rosemary Ferguson (Prioress), Nadine Foley, Jeanne Burns, and Jeanne O’Laughlin.


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. 


We will post memorial reflections on our faithfully departed Sisters and Associates. If you would like to reflect on a Sister or Associate who has gone before us, please send your reflections – no more than 500 to 600 words – to Sister Barb Kelley (bkelley@adriandominicans.org).


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