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Sister Rose Michael, C.S.C. (Doris Frances Murphy)
  • December 29, 1924 - October 6, 2015
  • Notre Dame, Indiana

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“She kind and caring person and a good friend and relative. She is missed. Love Always.. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: William Burgess - Owings, MD

“She was a kind and loving person and I will miss her. ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: Bill Burgess - Owings, MD


Sister Rose Michael was born in Washington, DC in 1924, the only child of Michael and Rose Murphy. She earned her Master's Degree before entering the congregation in 1953. Her first interest was teaching French and drama and supervising extra-curricular activities. She taught 17 years, cared for her parents, taught 16 years at the Academy of the Holy Cross and assisted the alumnae association. Sister had resided at Saint Mary's since 2014. She died on October 6, 2015 and now enjoys eternal happiness in God's Presence. Wake service will be held Sunday, October 11, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection will be Monday,October 12, at 10:30 a.m. All ceremonies will be held in the Church of Our Lady of Loretto. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of the Holy Cross, Ministry With the Poor, Saint Mary's, Notre Dame, IN 46556 or online at www.cscsisters.org. Kaniewski Funeral Home is handling arrangements.