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In Memoriam - Sister Peggy Stovall, OSU

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Stovall Sr. PeggyST. LOUIS — Sister Peggy Stovall, OSU, died Dec. 4 at Valley View Health and Rehabilitation in Moberly, Mo. She served many years in the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois.

She was born Aug. 13, 1937, in Raymondville, Texas, to Doc Collins and Eva Sharkey Stovall. She entered the Ursuline Sisters in 1977 and professed her vows in 1980. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Rosary College in River

Forest, and a master’s degree in administration from the University of Notre Dame.

Sister Peggy served as a business manager and accountant in schools and parishes in Illinois and Texas. She was the business manager for Marquette High School in Alton from 1984 to 1991. She also served as treasurer for many local Ursuline communities throughout the Central Province, including in Alton.

A graveside prayer service was held Dec. 11 at St. Peter Cemetery in Kirkwood, Mo.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Ursuline Sisters Retirement Fund, 353 S. Sappington Road, St. Louis, MO 63122.

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