Marjorie (Maggie) Fisher, SCN

Posted by Spalding Hurst

January 17, 2017

Marjorie (Maggie) Fisher, SCN, 92, a native of St. Joseph, Missouri, died at Nazareth Home, Louisville on Monday, January 16, 2017. Sister made First Vows as a Religious of the Sacred Heart on March 19, 1949, and transferred to the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth on September 1, 1979.

As a Sister of Charity of Nazareth, Sister Maggie served in Social Service in Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Raymondville, Texas; as Director of Justice and Peace for the Diocese of Little Rock, Arkansas and as teacher of English in Managua, Nicaragua. Sister Maggie served in the Apostolate of Prayer at Nazareth, Kentucky since 2007.

Sister is survived by a sister, Rosemary Fisher of Miami, Florida; by a sister-in-law, also named Rosemary Fisher of Odessa, Florida, and by her religious community.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, Kentucky at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, followed by burial in Nazareth Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Nazareth Home on Monday, January 23, 2017, and after 4 p.m. in St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, Kentucky. There will be a Prayer Service in St. Vincent Church at 6:30 p.m. Monday evening.

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


  1. The Connelly family

    Maggie was a cherished family friend for decades, as well as a spiritual touchstone and guidepost. Her loss is still keenly felt and she is very sorely missed. May her memory be a blessing.

  2. Lucy

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  3. David Belt

    I met Sister Maggie 25 or more years ago in St. Louis. We worked together on a number of projects. We were both deeply involved in issues about Central America, especially Nicaragua. She was a dear friend and I shall miss her tremendously.

  4. Sister Imelda Maurer

    I first knew Maggie when she was in NAWR leadership back in the 1970s. I loved her and admired her. In addition to her heart of service, she had class and pizzaz. A gift to all of us.

  5. Marilyn Lorenz

    Maggie also was Program Coordinator of the St Louis Inter-Faith Committee on Latin America from 1987-1994.
    She was a valiant advocate for social justice and human rights. It is appropriate that she left us on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

    • Marie-Therese "Tess" Browne

      Yes,Maggie was a drum major for justice. When she could no longer march,she spent the last 8 years in constant prayer for President Barack Obama. So fitting that our Creator called home this faithful servant on Dr Martin Luther King Jr’s Day.
      !Adelante compañera!
      Maggie Fisher-¡Presente!


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