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Sr Amabilis O'Byrne

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Sr Amabilis O'Byrne

  • Birth unknown Paulstown, County Kilkenny, Ireland
  • Death 17 Oct 1988
  • Burial Bel-Nor, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 59526942

A funeral Mass for Sister Amabilis O'Byrne, a former elementary and high school teacher, will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m. today at Incarnate Word Convent Chapel, 2800 Normandy Drive in Normandy. Burial will be in the convent cemetery.

Sister O'Byrne died Monday of infirmities at the convent infirmary. She was 98.

Sister O'Byrne, was born in Kellymount, Paulstown, in County Kilkenny, Ireland. She got her bachelor's and master's degrees in English from Catholic University in Washington. A member of the order of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, she entered the convent in 1909 and took her final vows in 1916 in San Antonio.

Sister O'Byrne taught in St. Louis at Incarnate Word Academy and at Blessed Sacrament Elementary School. She did pastoral care work at Incarnate Word Hospital. She had other teaching assignments in Texas.

She retired to the Incarnate Word Convent in 1976.

There are no immediate survivors.
--St. Louis Post-Dispatch; October 19, 1988


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  • Created by: Katie
  • Added: 2 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59526942
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sr Amabilis O'Byrne (unknown–17 Oct 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59526942, citing Incarnate Word Cemetery, Bel-Nor, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Katie (contributor 47010886) .