Sister Dorothy (Agnes Cecile) Feehan, BVM, 93, died Sunday, June 14, 2020, at Caritas Center in Dubuque, Iowa.
Sharing of Memories, Virtual Visitation, and funeral services were Friday, June 19, 2020 in the Marian Hall Chapel. All events may be viewed through videostream at https://portal.stretchinternet.com/bvmsisters
Burial is in the Mount Carmel Cemetery.
She was born on Feb. 15, 1927, in Oak Park, Ill., to James and Irene (Davy) Feehan. She entered the BVM congregation on Feb. 2, 1945, from Ascension Parish, Oak Park, Ill. She professed first vows on Aug. 15, 1947, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1952.
Sister Dorothy was an education department instructor at Clarke University, Dubuque, Iowa. She was an elementary teacher in Fort Dodge and Sioux City, Iowa; Chicago; and in Missoula, Mont., where she also served as principal and later as a spiritual director.
After serving as a regional representative for the BVM Congregation, she was a pastoral minister in Longmont and Arvada, Colo., where she also ministered as religious education director. She was a ministry training services staff member in Littleton, Colo.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters: Mary Margaret Graver, Cecilia O’Meara, and Irene Allen. She is survived by nieces and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 74 years.
Memorials may be given to Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, IA 52003 or online at https://www.bvmsisters.org/support_donate.cfm.Dorothy Feehan BVM.Eulogy