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In Memory of Sister Verona Reeb, PHJC

Sunday, 12 August 2007 20:00

Sister Verona

August 13, 1916 - August 13, 2007

Sister Verona Reeb, PHJC passed away on August 13, 2007 at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She was born Elizabeth Reeb to Valentine and Elizabeth Reeb on August 13, 1916 in Belleville, Illinois. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community and professed her first vows on June 25, 1938.

For 54 years, Sister Verona ministered as a nurse/administrator at various hospitals. Nearly half of that time was at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Chicago. She also served at St. Joseph Hospital, Mishawaka and St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago in Indiana and St. Mary’s Hospital, East St. Louis, Illinois. Sister Verona had fond memories of her semi-retirement position as a Sister Hostess at St. Elizabeth Hospital where she enjoyed working in the outpatient department.

May she rest in peace!

Memorial contributions may be made to the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, PO Box 1, Donaldson, IN 46513.