Franciscan Sr. Catherine Ellen Kearney, 92, who worked in health care ministries for more than 60 years, died Jan. 6 at her community’s retirement home in Aston, Pa., according to this article in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
During her long career, Kearney taught, worked as a missionary, worked in prison ministry, worked with AIDS patients, worked as a health care consultant and wrote for health care publications, according to the story. She has donated her body to science.
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