Sister Alice Marie (St. Gerard) Dunphy, BVM died Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Mount Carmel Bluffs in Dubuque, Iowa.
Funeral services were held Friday, May 7, 2021. Burial is in the Mount Carmel Cemetery.
She was born on Nov. 17, 1932, in Chicago to Gerald and Cecilia (Twohey) Dunphy. She entered the BVM congregation on Sept. 8, 1951, from Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Chicago. She professed first vows on March 19, 1954, and final vows on July 16, 1959.
Sister Alice was an elementary teacher in Chicago; Lincoln, Neb.; San Francisco and Stockton, Calif.; Butte and Missoula, Mont.; and Las Vegas; and principal in Missoula and Palm Springs, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers James and Joseph Dunphy; and sisters Mary Fugger, Patricia McCarthy, Geraldine Johnson and Virginia Hohn. She is survived by a brother Gerald (Mamie) Dunphy, Glendale, Ariz.; nieces; nephews; and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 69 years.
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