Sister Judith Ann Kenrick, RSM, 72 - Catholic Courier

Sister Judith Ann Kenrick, RSM, 72

Sister of Mercy Judith Ann Kenrick (formerly Sister Karen) died Aug. 21, 2009. She was 72.

Sister Kenrick entered the congregation in 1955 from Immaculate Conception Church in Ithaca, professing her perpetual vows on Aug. 16, 1958. She served as a pastoral associate for Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Brighton from 1984-94, and at St. Louis Church in Pittsford from 1995-2009. She also has worked as a teacher, principal, guidance counselor and parish administrator in Elmira and Rochester schools and parishes.

She is survived by her brothers, Dr. James (Mary) and Joseph (Cary) Kenrick; Sister Jane Kenrick, RSM; brother-in-law, Justus Otto; many nieces and nephews; and her sisters in the congregation.

Sister Kenrick’s funeral liturgy was held at Mercy Center in Brighton, and her memorial Mass was celebrated at St. Louis Church, with burial in Calvary Cemetery in Ithaca.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Sisters of Mercy, 1437 Blossom Road, Rochester 14610.

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