Sister Gerald Mary Gaynor
A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister Gerald Mary Gaynor was celebrated April 22 at the motherhouse chapel of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Ind. Sister Gerald, 84, died April 19.
A native of Dover, Ind., she entered the Oldenburg Franciscan community in 1946 and made her final vows in 1952. Sister Gerald served as a special education teacher for 29 of her 39 years in teaching. She taught at schools in Missouri, Indiana, and Dayton, where she taught at Our Lady of Mercy. After teaching, she retired to the motherhouse to help in the infirmary.
She is survived by her sister, Dorothy James, and brother, Richard. Interment was in the convent cemetery.