News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Obituaries

February 6, 2013

Sister Anne Doherty

ST. MARY-OF-THE-WOODS — Sister Anne Doherty, 84, died at 11:17 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in Mother Theodore Hall, St. Mary-of-the-Woods. She was born in Indianapolis, on May 6, 1928, to Patrick and Hannah Byrne Doherty, and was baptized Teresa Anne.

Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters of Providence on Jan. 9, 1946, and received the name Sister Dennis. She professed final vows Aug. 15, 1953. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, a master’s degree in psychology and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, both from Catholic University of America. Of her 67 years as a Sister of Providence, she ministered in education for 16 years in elementary schools in Indiana and Illinois. Having completed her graduate studies, she was a faculty member at SMWC from 1969 to 1972, Weston School of Theology in Cambridge, Mass., from 1979 to 1981, and Martin University, 1994 to 1995.  She served as staff psychologist at Vigo County Guidance Clinic from 1969 to 1972 and director of Clinical Services at Katherine Hamilton Center from 1972 to 1979. In 1981 she was elected general superior of the Congregation, an office she held for five years. She then served as an advocate and consultant for the dioceses of Monterey, Calif., and Gary, Ind. In 1996 she returned to the motherhouse and served as a clinical psychologist at Educational Family Services in West Terre Haute. She also served her sisters in a variety of ways, including being a driver. Beginning in 2006 she dedicated herself totally to the ministry of prayer.  

Sister is survived by a sister, Eileen Munshower of Bozeman, Mont.; and a brother, James Doherty of Beech Grove. She is preceded in death by two brothers, Paul M. Doherty and John P. Doherty; and two sisters, Mary Jo Matthews and Sister Catherine Doherty, SP

The wake is on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, with the wake service at 4:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial is Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Daniel R. Hopcus presiding. Burial is in the cemetery of the Sisters of Providence immediately after the Mass. Callahan-DeBaun Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Griffith, Michael.jpg Michael L. Griffith

    Michael L. Griffith, age 73, passed away on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at the University of Toledo Medical Center

    July 9, 2014 2 Photos

  • Hickey, John.jpg John L. Hickey II

    John L. Hickey II, 64, of Terre Haute, passed away at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8, 2014

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Higham,Amelia.jpg Amelia Higham

    Amelia Higham, 85, of Seelyville, passed away with her family at her side

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Steinbaugh Photo.jpg Robert P. Steinbaugh

    Robert P. Steinbaugh, 88, of Terre Haute passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014 in Union Hospital. He was born August 25, 1925 in Mineral City, Ohio, to Paul Steinbaugh and Blanche Lechner Steinbaugh.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • DEATH NOTICES: July 10, 2014

    • Lawrence “Leon” Herbert

    July 9, 2014

  • Batchler, .jpg Ricky Antonio Batchler

    Ricky Antonio Batchler, 49, of Terre Haute, passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital’s emergency room.

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bertalon, kathy jpg.jpg Kathy Lynn (Keal) Bertalon

    Kathy Lynn (Keal) Bertalon, 59, of Heritage Lake, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014.

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dickerson photo-2.jpg Marion F. Dickerson

    USMC Gy. Sgt. Ret. Marion F. Dickerson, age 87, of Louisville, Ky., completed his journey on earth on July 6, 2014, at the home he shared with his oldest daughter.

    July 8, 2014 2 Photos

  • Gacsko, janet.jpg Janet Gacsko

     Janet Ruth Davis Gacsko passed away peacefully the evening of Sunday, July 6, 2014, after a valiant fight with cancer.

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • Harris, randall.jpg Randall William Harris

    Randall William Harris was born on July 4, 1949, in Terre Haute, to his parents Virgil William and Ruby Marie (Donham) Harris, and passed away at his home in Cape Coral, Fla., on July 6, 2014.

    July 8, 2014 2 Photos

Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
Front page
AP Video
Police: Prostitute Accused in Overdose Death Raw: Rocket Explodes Over Israeli Wedding Day After: Brazil Reeling in WC Loss Weaver Reprises Ripley Role for 'Alien' Game Raw: Brazil Fans Cry After World Cup Loss Raw: World's Tallest Water Slide Opens Thursday Raw: Stampede in Rio During World Cup Sterling Testifies in Los Angeles Clippers Trial Raw: 10-year Sentence for Ex-New Orleans Mayor Tornadoes Kill Four in Central New York Track Owners Fight to End Greyhound Racing Raw: Obama Shoots Pool in Denver Obama Talks Economy, Slams Republicans Typhoon Nears Japan's Main Islands Raw: Palestinians Clash With Israeli Forces Mississippi River Flooding Likely to Slow Down Wisconsin Cop Ready to Roll...On Skateboard Cleveland Picked to Host 2016 GOP Convention Today in History for July 9th Former NFL Player 'Excited' Deal Almost Done
NDN Video
Elephant Pool Party at The Oregon Zoo Must-See! Berry and Fallon Form Human Hamster Wheel Pilot buys pizzas for travelers delayed by storm Klose nets record, Germany rout Brazil 7-1 'Purrmanently Sad Cat' Looks Adorably Sad All the Time Pharrell 'humbled' by success of mega-hit 'Happy' Day After: Brazil Reeling in WC Loss Jennifer Lawrence Facepalms Emma Watson Athletes Bare All for ESPN Magazine's Body Issue Raw: Brazil Fans Leaving Stadium Before Half Andi Dorfman Walks Out During the Rose Ceremony 5 Firework Fails for July 4th Justin Bieber Catches Tom Hanks Getting Down, Showing ‘How We Do It Big shoes to fill for Brazil ahead of Germany clash Man's 'Potato Salad' Plea Takes Off on Kickstarter Joan Rivers Storms Out of Interview Watch: A turtle and dog play ball Yikes! This Jet is Way Too Close Late-Night Highlight: Ben Falcone Screwed Up His Proposal To Melissa McCarthy Jenny and Sherri Talk "View" Departure
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity
Real Estate News