Sister Richard Ann Quilter, BVM died Monday, July 20, 2020, at Marian Hall in Dubuque, Iowa. She was 95.
Funeral services were Friday, July 24, 2020. Burial is in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Sister Richard Ann was a primary teacher at Holy Family in Mason City, Iowa. She also taught at Gesu in Milwaukee; Holy Redeemer in Montrose, Calif.; and St. Vincent and Our Lady of the Angels in Chicago.
She was born on June 7, 1925, in Chicago to Richard and Ann (Tracy) Quilter. She entered the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary congregation Sept. 8, 1945, from Our Lady of Angels Parish, Chicago. She professed first vows on March 19, 1948, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1953.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Richard and John Quilter. She is survived by a brother James Quilter, Wheeling, Ill.; James’ foster son Pa’al Joshi, Des Plaines, Ill.; 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.Richard Ann Quilter, BVM eulogy