Mary Justin Wheeler, SCN

Posted by Spalding Hurst

March 5, 2014

Mary Justin Wheeler, SCN, 102, a native of St. Thomas Parish, Bardstown, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Nazareth Home, Louisville. Sister had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 85 years.

Sister Mary Justin served in Community Service and as Cafeteria Supervisor in Kentucky and Ohio for 74 years. Sister became a resident at Nazareth Home and served in the Apostolate of Prayer since June 2004.

In the Diocese of Owensboro, Sister served as Cafeteria Supervisor at St. Frances Academy from 1940-1951 and at Owensboro Catholic from 1951-1983. Sister Mary Justin was beloved by her family members, her Sisters in community, the students and teachers. Clergy faculty members at Catholic High used to love to pay her their respects and often enjoy a conversation and a special treat in the convent kitchen.

Sister is survived by nieces and nephews, and her religious community.

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