April 30, 1912 - November 9, 2006
Sister Maricita Petrites, PHJC passed away on November 9, 2006 at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She was born Catherine Ann Petrites to Stanley and Anna Petrites on April 30, 1912 in Wilburton, Oklahoma. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community and professed her first vows on June 25, 1931.
Sister Maricita’s ministry was education for 52 years. She was either a teacher or the principal at many different schools in Indiana, Minnesota and Illinois. After retiring from teaching she cared for the elderly for 8 years before retiring to the Catherine Kasper Home in 1991.
May she rest in peace!
Memorial contributions may be made to the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, PO Box 1, Donaldson, IN 46513.