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Sister Maureen (Mary Kevin) Murray, SSND, 93, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at Good Counsel, Mankato. Her Funeral Mass is Monday, June 5, 10:30 a.m. in Good Counsel Chapel, with a Prayer Service at 9:00 Monday, followed by visitation until the funeral.
Sister Maureen was born in London, England in 1924 to Richard and Gertrude (Purcell) Murray. She graduated from Good Counsel Academy in Mankato and entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1942. She professed first vows in 1945. In the Mankato area she taught at Holy Rosary (1947-57). In 1971, she was elected to the SSND Leadership Council, and in 1979 was elected Provincial Leader, where she served until 1987. She also held positions at St. Marys Press and was a spiritual director.
She is survived by a brother, Michael, nieces and nephews, and her sisters in community, the School Sisters of Notre Dame. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.
For a full obituary, please visit www.mankatomortuary.com
Published on  June 2, 2017
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