|Birth: ||Oct. 31, 1904|
|Death: ||Jan. 30, 2003|
Born Magdalen (or Magdelin) Berndsen, Sr. Celine professed to the Sisters of Charity. She was preceded in death by her sisters Clarissa (Clarice) Berndsen Katzbauer (Kotzbauer), Margaret Berndsen Gill, and Bette Berndsen. Her parents were Joseph H. Berndsen and Hilda A. Cook Berndsen.
Sr. Celine Marie spent 45 years as an educator. She served as either a teacher or principal in schools in Ohio, Illinois and Michigan.
In Cincinnati, She taught at St. Joseph Orphanage, St. Elizabeth in Norwood and St. Lawrence in Price Hill.
She earned a bachelor's degree in education from Athenaeum of Ohio and a bachelor's degree in English from the College of Mount St. Joseph.
For 5 years starting in 1971, She was an information clerk and a pastoral visitor at St. Joseph Hospital in Mount Clemens, Michigan. She returned to education in 1976, working as a tutor in Cleveland and later as a substitute teacher in Royal Oak, Michigan.
She retired in 1989. As a resident of the Sisters of Charity's Motherhouse, she worked as a seamstress and made arts and crafts for their fairs.
She was buried in the Motherhouse Cemetery, Delhi Township. (Note from Patti Jacko : This is Mount St. Joseph Cemetery.)
Address: 5701 Delhi Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45051
Telephone: (513) 347-5300 (Sisters of Charity Motherhouse)
Ethnicity/Affiliation: Sisters of Charity, Cincinnati, Ohio
Records: Archives of the Sisters of Charity, Cincinnati
Notes: This is a burial ground for the members of the Sisters of Charity, Cincinnati, Ohio.
(Information obtained from Catholic Cemetery Assn. of Cincinnati)
Joseph Henry Berndsen (1878 - 1960)
Hilda A. Cook Berndsen (1888 - 1972)
Margaret J Berndsen Gill (1903 - 1990)**
Celine Marie Berndsen (1904 - 2003)
Clarice Berndsen Kotzbauer (1907 - 1984)*
Ruth Elizabeth Berndsen (1919 - 1986)*
Sisters of Charity Cemetery
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