County Wexford, Ireland
|Death: ||Nov. 29, 1988|
A funeral Mass for Sister Therese Allen, a teacher for more than 30 years, will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the chapel of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, 2800 Normandy Drive, Normandy. Burial will be in the convent's cemetery.
Sister Therese, 89, of Normandy, died Tuesday of complications that resulted from recent surgery at Incarnate Word Hospital.
Sister Therese was born in Wexford, Ireland, and moved to San Antonio, Texas, in 1926, when she joined the order of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. She said her final vows in 1934. Sister Therese received a bachelor's degree in education from the Incarnate Word College in San Antonio.
She taught in grade schools throughout Missouri, including schools in Old Mines, Taos, Macon and Jefferson City. Sister Therese also taught at schools in Cahokia and in Texas. She retired in 1976 to the convent in Normandy.
There are no immediate survivors.
--St. Louis Post-Dispatch; November 30, 1988
Incarnate Word Cemetery
St. Louis County
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