Sunday, August 20, 2023
5:30 - 6:30pm (Central time)
Monday, August 21, 2023
10:30 - 11:30am (Central time)
Sister Marie Montgomery, 100, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2023, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 79th year of religious life. She was a native of Saint Lawrence.
Sister Marie was a teacher for 63 years, serving in Kentucky, Missouri and for 38 years in her beloved New Mexico. Her eyes would light up when she talked about her students.
She taught at St. Alphonsus School in St. Joseph (1960-62). After retiring to the Motherhouse in 2007, she helped distribute mail and served as an information receptionist.
Survivors include the members of her religious community and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hilary and Emma May Montgomery; and her siblings Catherine Pickrell, Vincent Montgomery, Sister Dorothea Montgomery (RSM), Therese Higdon, Virginia Manion and John Montgomery.
The funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, 2023, at Mount Saint Joseph, where visitation will begin Sunday at 4 p.m., with a wake service following at 6:30 p.m.
Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, Owensboro, is in charge of arrangements.
Donations in memory of Sister Marie may be made to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.
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