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Sister Genevieve Mary Jurick, OSF

Posted by Administrator (admin) on May 08 2018
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Sister Genevieve Mary Jurick, formerly Sister Assumpta, a member of the School Sisters of St. Francis United States Province, in her 76th year of Religious Profession, died on February 26, 2017, at Marian Hall Home in Pittsburgh, Pa. She was 95.

Sister entered the community from Holy Rosary Parish in Clarksburg, W.Va. in 1938 and professed her first vows in 1940 at Mount Assisi Convent Chapel in Pittsburgh, Pa. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from Carlow College in Pittsburgh, Pa., and a master of education degree in guidance and counseling from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Sister Genevieve Mary taught the elementary grades in various schools in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts; high school level at Monongahela Valley Catholic in Charleroi, Pa.; tutoring at Mount Assisi Academy in Pittsburgh, Pa.; and was a guidance counselor at Notre Dame High School in Clarksburg, W.Va. Sister Genevieve Mary ministered as a staff aide at the Benedictine Adult Day Care in Pittsburgh, Pa. and was on staff at Marian Hall Home. Her last 11 years of life were spent as a resident of Marian Hall Home as a faithful participant in the prayer ministry.

Sister Genevieve Mary was preceded in death by her parents, John Joseph and Mary (Krisak) Jurick; brothers Joseph, Jay and John; and sisters Regina Ann and Mary Louise. She is survived by her religious community, her sister Bernadette Marie Jurick (Fairmont), brother Andrew Jurick (Berkeley Springs), sister-in-law Margaret (Chesapeake, Va.), and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.   

Sister is buried at St. Francis Cemetery at Mount Assisi Convent in Pittsburgh, Pa. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the School Sisters of St. Francis Retirement Fund, 934 Forest Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15202.

Last changed: May 08 2018 at 12:56 PM


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