Sister Terence Fitzgerald, a Sister of Mercy, died Friday, May 25, 2012 at McAuley Convent. She was born February 15, 1917 in Kingman, KS. Sister Terence entered the Sisters of Mercy community at Webster Groves, MO on February 1, 1944 and made her first vows on August 16, 1946.
Sister attended Hutchinson’s Junior College and Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in KS and received her BSN in May of 1943. She worked as a Nursing Supervisor and in Administration throughout her Nursing Career in MO and KS until 1981. At this time she went into Pastoral Ministry in Springfield and retired from Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott, KS. She retired to Mercy Convent in Fort Scott and moved to Barling in January of 2004.
Sister is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Rosary will be said at 11:00 AM Tuesday, May 29th at McAuley Convent Chapel in Barling. The Funeral Mass will be at 2:00 PM Tuesday, May 29th at McAuley Convent Chapel with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery in Fort Smith. Arrangements are under the direction of Fentress Mortuary of Fort Smith.
Pallbearers will be the Employees of McAuley Convent.
To sign the on line guest book please visit www.fentressmortuary.com