The names of the following deceased persons have been submitted by their parishes. Please remember in your prayers the happy repose of these recently departed souls and the consolation of their loved ones.
Sister M. Ursula Bowers, age 89, a member of the Daughters of Our Lady of Mercy, Villa Rossello, Newfield, N.J., died on July 22 at York Hospital. She had been a resident at Misericordia Nursing Center in York for the past two years.
Sister Ursula, born in Taneytown, Md., was the daughter of the late Mary Bowers. She entered the Congregation of the Daughters of Our Lady of Mercy, in York in 1947 and professed her vows in 1949.
Sister Miriam Butz, a member of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy, died peacefully at Mercy Center in Dallas, Pa., on Sunday June 28. She was born in Lancaster and was the daughter of Harry and Emma Weimer Butz. She was 98.
Sister Miriam received her bachelor’s degree from Misericordia University and her master’s degree from Villanova University. She entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1939 and professed her vows on March 12, 1942, when she was given the name Sister Amabilis.