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January 26, 2011

A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Rose Adelaide Anderson was celebrated Jan. 25 in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception at the congregation’s Delhi Township motherhouse. Sister Rose Adelaide, 89, died Jan. 21 at Mother Margaret Hall. She was a Sister of Charity for 69 years.

A native of Cincinnati, Sisters Rose Adelaide was educated by the Sisters of Charity at Holy Family School in Price Hill. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in social sciences from the College of Mount St. Joseph and a master’s degree in administration from the University of Detroit. In the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, she taught at the former St. Savior School in Rossmoyne, and St. Albert School in Kettering. Sister Rose Adelaide also served as elementary principal at St. Lawrence, St. William and St. Dominic schools in Cincinnati.

In addition, she served as a foreign missionary in Mexico from 1961–62. She went on to participate in renewal programs in Cincinnati and San Antonio. She returned to teaching at St. Clare School in College Hill 1983. In 1985 Sister Rose Adelaide began ministering as a GED instructor for. She returned to the motherhouse to offer administrative help to offices in Seton Hall in 1993.

Sister Rose Adelaide is survived by her sister, Betty Schroeder, her brother, Tom. Interment was in the Sisters of Charity Cemetery. 

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