Sister Sheila Marie O’Connell
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Sheila Marie O’Connell was celebrated July 20 at the Mount Note Dame convent chapel. Sister Sheila Marie, 92, died July 16 at Mount Notre Dame Health Center.
A native of Dayton, Sister Sheila Marie was a teacher, school administrator and hospital chaplain. Her educational ministry including assignments at Sts. Peter and Paul and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart schools in Reading; the former St. Paul School in Cincinnati; the former St. Veronica School in Hamilton; and Holy Family School in Dayton. Sister Sheila Marie was as a pastoral assistant at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield; a chaplain at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Dayton; and a student advisor at the University of Dayton.
Sister Sheila Marie is survived by her sisters, Janet Summers of Dayton and Carol O’Connell of Miamisburg, and a brother, Tom, also of Miamisburg. Interment was in the convent cemetery.