Lucille Phipps, SCN

Posted by Spalding Hurst

July 12, 2018

Lucille Phipps, SCN, 86, was born in Fancy Farm, KY. She died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, KY, on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 65 years.

After making First Vows, Sister Lucille served in educational ministries. She taught at St. Joseph in Bardstown, KY and St. Agnes in Louisville, KY. She also served as principal at Immaculate Conception in Newburyport, MA and St. Brigid in South Boston. For several years, Sister Lucille led the Catherine Spalding Retreat Center at Nazareth. From 1985-1996, she served in pastoral care ministry at Our Lady of Peace. Sister Lucille was interested in wellness, massage, and holistic care, serving her Sisters and others in this ministry from 1996- 2012.

In 1965, Sister Lucille was chosen to serve her SCN Community as 3rd Councilor and Secretary for the St. Joseph Province when it was established and was reappointed for a term of three years.

She is survived by her sisters Georgia Uyder and Mary Nagel, her nieces, nephews and their families, and by her religious community.

Visitation and Wake will be held on Thursday, July 12, 2018 in St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, KY at 6:30 p.m.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 13 at St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, KY followed by burial in Nazareth Cemetery.

Funeral Arrangements are being handled by Ratterman Funeral Home, 3800 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY. Memorials may be offered to Office of Mission Advancement, P.O. Box 9, Nazareth, KY, 40048.


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