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Obituary: Morin, Carol Marie, Sp

Age 90

MORIN, Carol Marie, SP

Sr. Carol Marie Morin, SP (Clara Marie Eleanor Morin) died on November 6, 2012, at Mount St. Joseph, Spokane, Washington at 90 years of age, after 68 years as a Sister of Providence. Vigil Service: Monday, November 12, 2012, 7:00 pm, Mount St. Joseph, 12 W. 9th Avenue, Spokane, WA. Funeral Mass: Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 10:30 am, same location. Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Spokane, WA, 1:00 pm. Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home, Spokane, WA, is in charge of the arrangements.
She was born on August 12, 1922, to Alexander Patrick Morin and Delima (Genereux) Morin, in Red Lake Falls, MN. She was the eighth of eleven children. She attended schools in Missoula and graduated from Sacred Heart Academy, Missoula, MT., in 1943. Sister Carol Marie was given a scholarship for the College of Great Falls (now University of Great Falls), Great Falls, MT, where her cousin, Sr. Mary Trinitas, taught art. She entered the Sisters of Providence on August 27, 1944, made her first profession on February 28, 1946, and final vows February 28, 1950.
Her ministry assignments included: working in dietary, teaching art and crafts, religious vacation school and many other assignments at St. Thomas Home, Great Falls, MT; Providence Mary Immaculate School, DeSmet, ID; Maryville Academy, Des Plaines, IL; Sacred Heart Hospital (now Medical Center), Spokane, WA; Holy Family Hospital, St. Ignatius, MT; Mount St. Joseph, Spokane, WA; Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, Wallace, ID; St. Joseph Academy, Sprague, WA; several nursing homes in Great Falls, MT and Spokane, WA. Sister Carol Marie also did several kinds of volunteer ministries in Spokane, WA.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her siblings. She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Sisters of Providence Retirement Fund, 1801 Lind Avenue SW, #9016, Renton, WA 98057-9016.
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