Sister of Charity of Nazareth Carol Clasgens dies

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Carol Clasgens, formerly Sister Mary de Paul, died Sept. 17 at Nazareth Home. She was 79 and had been a religious for 61 years.

Sister Clasgens served in Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi as a teacher and principal for 24 years. In the Archdiocese of Louisville, she served at Holy Family School from 1956 to 1964. She also served as the director of the Catherine Spalding Center at Nazareth, Ky., from 1986 to 1996.

She is survived by her sister Sheila Dietz of Memphis and her religious community.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 23 at St. Vincent Church in Nazareth. Burial will be in Nazareth Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Set. 22 at Nazareth Home and after 4 p.m. in St. Vincent Church. A prayer service will follow visitation at 6:30 p.m.

Memorial gifts may be made to SCN Missions, P.O. Box 9, Nazareth, Ky., 40048.

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