Sister Margaret Mary Hollingsworth
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
A Mass of Christian Burial for Franciscan Sister Margaret Mary Hollingsworth was celebrated July 19 at the motherhouse chapel of the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Ind. Sister Margaret Mary, 85, died July 15. A native of Morganfield, Ky., Sister Margaret Mary entered the Oldenburg Franciscan community in 1944.
Sister Margaret Mary taught for 28 years and served at many schools between 1946 and 1974, including St. Peter in Chains School in Hamilton. In 1974 she entered the nursing field as a licensed practical nurse. She retired to the Oldenburg motherhouse in 2003.
Sister Margaret Mary is survived by two sisters, Catherine Bennett and Dorothy Blades, and two brothers, Charles and Paul. Interment was in the congregation’s cemetery.