|Birth: ||Sep. 24, 1923|
|Death: ||May 5, 1999|
Sister Mary Clarence McDonald, RSM, 75, of Sacred Heart Convent, Mount Mercy, died Wednesday, May 5, 1999, in Mercy Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sacred Heart Convent Chapel, by the Rev. David Ambrosy. Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the Sacred Heart Convent Chapel, where a vigil service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Arrangements are by Teahen Funeral Home.
Survivors include one brother, John McDonald; a sister, Mary Ellen Koppi, both of Stover, Mo.; nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Rick.
Born Mary Kathleen McDonald on Sept. 24, 1923, in Independence, to Clarence and Cecilia Toomey McDonald, she entered the Cedar Rapids Community of the Sisters of Mercy on Aug. 1, 1944. She made her final profession of vows Feb. 2, 1950. Sister was a nursing instructor and supervisor at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, taught music at St. John's School, Waterloo, and St. Matthew's School, Kalispell, Mont. From 1984 until her retirement, she served as a volunteer in Outpatient Surgery at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids.
Memorials may be directed to: Sisters of Mercy, 1125 Prairie Dr. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402, or to Mercy Medical Center Foundation, 701 10th St. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403.
..Cedar Rapids, IA Gazette
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Created by: H BRAUN
Record added: Oct 02, 2010
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