Obituaries

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Mary Jeanette Cambron, a teacher, dies at 94

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Mary Jeanette Cambron died July 26 at Nazareth Home. She was 94 and had been an SCN for 76 years. Sister Cambron, a native of Waverly, Ky., served as an elementary school teacher in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia for 36 years. In the Archdiocese of Louisville, Sister Cambron served […]

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Elaine Puthoff, a teacher, dies at 89

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Elaine Puthoff died July 24 at Flaget Hospital in Bardstown, Ky. She was 89 and had been an SCN for 60 years. Sister Puthoff, a native of Covington, Ky., served as an elementary and secondary school teacher in Bogotá, Colombia. In the United States she served as a teacher in […]

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Charlene Jacobs, an educator, dies at 72

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Charlene Jacobs died July 22 at Carrico Hall on the campus of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth (SCNs) in Nazareth, Ky. She was 72 and had been an SCN for 53 years. Sister Jacobs, a native of Lexington, Ky., served as a teacher and principal in the Archdiocese of […]

Sister Ann Roberta Powers, pioneer in India, dies

Sister Ann Roberta Powers, pioneer in India, dies

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Ann Roberta Powers, one of the pioneers who founded the order’s first missions in India, died June 27 at Nazareth Convent in Mokama, India. Sister Powers, a native of Cloverport, Ky., was 90 and had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 71 years. Sister Powers taught elementary school […]

Father Roy E. Dentinger dies at 89

Father Roy E. Dentinger, a pastor, teacher and chaplain, died June 23 at Nazareth Home. He was 89 and had been a priest of the Archdiocese of Louisville for 65 years. Father Dentinger, who attended St. Meinrad Seminary, was ordained by Archbishop John A. Floersch on June 3, 1950. He served as pastor of three […]

Sister Marie McCarty, SCN, dies at age 91

Sister of Charity of Nazareth Marie McCarty died June 15 at Nazareth Home in Louisville. She was 91 and had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 69 years. Sister McCarty, a native of Roanoke, Va., served in elementary education in Tennessee, Kentucky, Massachusetts and Ohio as a teacher and principal for 48 years. […]

Sister of Mercy Mary Magdala Janz dies at 88

Sister of Mercy Mary Magdala Janz, 88, died at McAuley Convent in Cincinnati June 17. She had been a Sister of Mercy for 65 years. Sister Janz, a native of Cincinnati, primarily served in education throughout her ministry. In the Archdiocese of Louisville, she taught at Mercy Academy from 1966 to 1981. She also served […]