Sister Patricia's Story

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Sister Patricia McCusker, SSND, 80, died Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Good Counsel, Mankato. Her Funeral Mass is Tuesday, April 11, 10:30 a.m. in Good Counsel Chapel. A prayer service will be held at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, followed by visitation until the funeral.
Sister Patricia was born in Red Wing in 1936. She graduated from Red Wing High School and entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1954. She professed first vows in 1956. In her 50 years as an educator, she taught in Minnesota Catholic elementary schools and also served as principal in some of those schools. In the Mankato area, she taught at Fitzgerald Middle School (1982-84) and New Ulm Catholic Schools (1984-89). She spent the 1978-79 school year at the San Lucas Toliman mission in Guatemala.
She is survived by two sisters and one brother, nieces and nephews, and her sisters in community, the School Sisters of Notre Dame. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
For a full obituary, please visit www.mankatomortuary.com
Published on April 9, 2017
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