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Sr Elizabeth Berry
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Birth: 1912
Middlesboro
Bell County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 2004
Emmitsburg
Frederick County
Maryland, USA

Sister Elizabeth, the former Mary Elizabeth Berry was the daughter of the late William Nathan Berry and Elizabeth Vize Berry. She graduated from St. Joseph's High School in Emmitsburg, Md. in 1930 and attended the University of North Carolina Business College, Greensboro, N.C. and the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., where in 1948 she received a bachelor's degree in nursing. She acquired a master's degree in hospital administration from St. Louis University, St. Louis, Mo. in 1951. Sister Elizabeth served in the missionary field. She left for Bolivia in February 1962 and ministered there for 23 years. From 1962 to 1967 Sisters Elizabeth’s first assignments were administration and nursing in Cochabamba and La Paz. Followed in 1967 to 1973 by the duties of administrator and local superior at Hospital Elizabeth Seton, Cochabamba and from 1974 to 1977 at a children's home in La Paz. Sister Elizabeth was nurse supervisor at health clinics in Santa Cruz and Cochabamba from 1978- 1985. After her return to the United States in 1985, Sister served briefly in Our Lady of the Valley parish in Langley, S.C., before being assigned to the pastoral care department at Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C., where she remained for 11 years. In 1997, Sister Elizabeth returned to Emmitsburg, Md.

 
 
Burial:
National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
Emmitsburg
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Eamonn
Record added: Apr 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8644929
Sr Elizabeth Berry
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REST IN PEACE
- C
 Added: Aug. 27, 2006

- Priscilla
 Added: Aug. 17, 2004
Rest In Peace, Sister Elizabeth. You have served the Lord well.
- Eamonn
 Added: Apr. 16, 2004
 
 
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