Obituary: Margaret Willis, SCN, 77, Louisville

Margaret Willis, SCN, 77, (formerly Sister John Vincent) of Louisville, died Monday, April 1, 2019, at Nazareth Home in Louisville. She was a native of Boston, Mass. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 51 years.


She graduated from Boston State College in 1963 with a degree in education. From 1968-1995, she served in educational ministry as a math teacher and principal at Bethlehem High School in Bardstown. She then served as a math teacher at Assumption High School in Louisville from 1996 until her retirement in 2017.

She is survived by one sister, Patricia Ann Willisl and by her religious community.

The Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2019, at St. Vincent Church at Nazareth with burial in the Nazareth Cemetery.

Visitation and prayer service is 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the Nazareth Home Chapel in Louisville. The wake is 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2019, at St. Vincent Church at Nazareth.

Stuffed animals for Toys for Tots may be brought to the wake services.

Memorial donations may be sent to the SCN Office of Mission Advancement, P.O. Box 9, Nazareth, KY, 40048.

The Ratterman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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