Helen Gertrude Fontaine, SCN, 101, born in Lewiston, Maine, died in Carrico Hall, Nazareth, Ky., on Tuesday, December 11, 2012. She had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 83 years.

Sister Helen Gertrude served in education on the elementary, secondary and collegiate levels in Kentucky, Massachusetts, Alabama and Virginia for 50 years. In Louisville, Sister served at Sacred Heart School from 1932-37 and at Catherine Spalding College, now Spalding University from 1962-65.

Survivors include former students and her religious community.