Saturday, July 20, 2024

Obituary: Sister Vincentia Dorsey, IHM

Obituary: Sister Vincentia Dorsey, IHMSister Vincentia Dorsey, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, died on Tuesday, February 7 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa.

Sister was born on May 9, 1935 in Nyack, New York. She was the daughter of the late George and Marian (Kane) Dorsey, and was predeceased by brothers Francis Dorsey and Thomas and spouse Patricia Dorsey all of New York. Sister Vincentia is survived by her sister Ellen and spouse Bernie Ziegler of Virginia, and sister-in-law Mary Dorsey of New York as well as many nieces and nephews.

Sister Vincentia entered the IHM Congregation on September 9, 1954, made temporary profession of vows on August 3, 1957 and final profession of vows on August 3, 1960. She earned a bachelor of Education from Marywood University and a Masters of Sociology from New York University.

Sister Vincentia ministered from 1957 to 2023 as a teacher, Chaplain of Prisons, President of St. Joseph Center, Health Care Coordinator for the congregation and most recently as an assistant in the IHM Business Office.

The funeral Mass was February 13 at the IHM Center Chapel in Scranton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the IHM Sisters c/o the IHM Sisters Retirement Fund, IHM Center, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509.

- Advertisement -spot_img

Submission Deadline

The deadline for submissions to the biweekly Notebook/Parish Obituaries listing is every other Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. Please refer to the Publication Schedule for edition dates and deadlines.

Other News