Mary Loretto Krimple, SCN

Posted by Spalding Hurst

April 10, 2017

Mary Loretto Krimple, SCN, 88, a native of Paducah, Kentucky, died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, on Friday, April 7, 2017. Sister had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth SCN for 68 years.

Sister Mary Loretto served as a teacher in elementary education in Kentucky and Tennessee for 33 years. Later, Sister served in personal Family Ministry and as a teacher of refugees in the Diocese of Owensboro, Kentucky, and in Community Service at Nazareth Home and Maria Hall in Louisville. In retirement, she served in the Apostolate of Prayer in Carrico Hall, Nazareth, Kentucky and as a Volunteer at Flaget Hospital, Bardstown, Kentucky.

Sister is survived by cousins in Paducah and Louisville, Kentucky and by her religious community.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Vincent Church, Nazareth at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, followed by burial in Nazareth Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Nazareth Home on Monday, April 10, 2017, and after 4 p.m. in St. Vincent Church, Nazareth. A Recitation of the Rosary will be held in St. Vincent Church at 6:30 p.m. on 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.

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  1. Carol Jankowski

    Sister Mary Loretto Krimple was my first grade teacher, at Our Lady of Sorrows, in Memphis Tennessee, many years ago. She was responsible for the conversion of my mother to Catholicism, and also managed to teach me how to curb my ADD,(which in those days was totally unknown). Because of her and several other SCNs I develop great study habits which I carried through to college years later. I was truly blessed to have her as my first grade teacher. She also chose me the carry the crown of the Blessed Virgin, for our May Crowning, a special day in my life which has never been forgotten. My memories of Sister are quite vivid and will remain with me forever.

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