Sister Annette Carrica
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Annette Carrica was celebrated on Aug. 13 in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at the congregation’s Delhi Township motherhouse. Sister Annette, 80, died Aug. 9 at Mother Margaret Hall.
She was a Sister of Charity for 62 years, serving in education and pastoral ministry, particularly in the western United States. Sister Annette earned a bachelor’s degree in education from the College of Mount St. Joseph and a master’s degree in religious education from the Iliff School of Theology in Denver.
In the Archdiocese of Cincinnati she served at St. William and St. Jude schools. In 1984 Sister Annette began a six-year foreign mission in Puno, Peru, where she taught religion and Spanish to Peruvian children. She returned to the motherhouse in 2009 to serve in the ministry of prayer.
Sister Annette is survived by her sister, Therese Zerwas, and her brothers, Jean and Jean Baptiste. She was buried in the Sisters of Charity cemetery.