Sister M. de Paul's Services
Visitation: 4:00 p.m.—6:15 p.m., Monday, July 22, 2019, Sacred Heart Convent Chapel, 1237 W. Monroe St. in Springfield. Visitation begins with a prayer service.
Funeral Mass: 6:30 p.m., Monday, July 22, 2019, Sacred Heart Convent Chapel, Dominican Father Peter Witchousky, celebrant.
Morning Prayer, Remembering, and Final Commendation: 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at Sacred Heart Convent Chapel. Burial follows at Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dominican Sisters Retirement Fund, 1237 W. Monroe St., Springfield, IL, 62704.
Springfield Dominican Sister Mary de Paul Kane died July 18, 2019, at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, Ill. She was born in Chicago, Ill., in 1924, to Francis and Anna Hanson Kane, who named her Marguerite. She made profession of vows in 1951 at Sacred Heart Convent, Springfield.
For fifteen years Sister Mary de Paul taught in Catholic parish elementary schools. Her teaching assignments in Illinois included Sacred Heart, Granite City; St. Christina, Chicago; St. Charles Borromeo, Hampshire; and Holy Family, Decatur. She also taught at Sacred Heart School, San Diego, Calif. For thirteen years she ministered in the Hillsboro and Carlinville Ill. Religious Education Centers. From 1979 until she retired in 1992, she assisted with various responsibilities at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Ill.
Sister Mary de Paul was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Frances, Edward and Lawrence Kane; her sisters Patricia Mary Doherty and Kathleen Frances Kane, and two nieces. She is survived by three nieces and five nephews, cousins, friends, and her Dominican Sisters.
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The Dominican Sisters and family of Sister M. de Paul are served by Butler Funeral Homes, Springfield. Please visit butlerfuneralhomes.com to offer your condolences.
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