(1934-2021) Sister Maureen Fay (Sister Marie Timothy) died Thursday, May 27, 2021, at the Dominican Life Center, Adrian. She was 87 years of age and in the 68th year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation. Sister Maureen was born in Chicago to Michael and Ann (Whalen) Fay. She graduated from Visitation High School in Chicago and received a bachelor’s degree in English from Siena Heights College (University), Adrian; a master’s in English from University of Detroit; and a Ph.D. in adult and higher education from the University of Chicago. Sister ministered for 18 years in elementary and secondary education in Detroit, St. Clair, and Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan. This includes over three years at Dominican High School in Detroit, an Adrian Dominican school. Sister Maureen spent 40 years in various positions at the college level, including serving as president of Mercy College, Detroit, for seven years and then, after Mercy College and University of Detroit consolidated, as president of University of Detroit Mercy for 14 years. Following her presidency, Sister served as director for Leadership Development for the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities for eight years. Sister Maureen became a resident of the Dominican Life Center in 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Timothy. She is survived by loving nieces and her Adrian Dominican Sisters. Due to COVID-19 mitigation protocols, the Dominican Life Center is closed to all guests or visitors until further notice. All are welcome to participate in Sister’s wake and funeral via live stream . The Vigil Prayer will be held at 7:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, May 31, 2021, in St. Catherine Chapel. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered in St. Catherine Chapel at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Prayers of Committal will be held in the Congregation Cemetery. Memorial 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. Sister's Prayer Card (PDF) Vigil for Sister Maureen Worship Aid (PDF) Download video . Videos will be posted for 4-6 weeks, then removed. Funeral for Sister Maureen Worship Aid (PDF) Download video . Videos will be posted for 4-6 weeks, then removed. Leave your comments and remembrances (if you don't see the comment box below, click on the "Read More" link).