In Memoriam


Sister Evangeline Davis, OP

Sister Evangeline Davis OP(1917-2015)

Sister Evangeline Davis was born on September 23, 1917, in Detroit, one of five children born to Samuel and Edna (Mills) Davis. Her two sisters died as infants, and her younger brother died after an accident at the age of twelve. After graduating from a public high school, Evangeline attended Wayne State University in Detroit for a year. It was there she met Mildred Connelly, an English professor, who as a friend of Mother Gerald Barry. Mildred who invited her to attend a retreat at Sacred Heart Convent located near Visitation Parish. This became a pivotal experience in Sister Evangeline's life.

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Avatar  Chuck VanVleet 7 years agoReply

Sister was a wonderful Spanish teacher. She taught my Spanish classes in my Freshman year at Siena. She was fun and entertaining and BRILLIANT. May she rest in peace and enjoy her heavenly home as she is most deserving after a life of service to the Church and education.



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