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Sister Maureen O’Brien, BVM

August 28, 2015

Sister Maureen O’Brien, a Sister of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary for 60 years, died Aug. 16. Sister Maureen entered religious life from St. Anne of the Sunset Parish and served as a teacher and principal at San Francisco’s St. Paul High School, where she herself was a student, for 22 years.

Sister Maureen also served in parish ministry at St. Paul Parish, Church of the Visitation and St. Teresa Church.

Survivors include a sister Ann Theresa Riordan of Millbrae and a brother Stephen of Grass Valley.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Aug. 28 at the sisters’ motherhouse in Dubuque. She is interred in the sisters’ Mount Carmel Cemetery there.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated Sept. 12, 1 p.m., at St. Paul Church with a reception in the parish hall.

Remembrances may be made to the Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa 52003 or St. Paul High School Alumnae Association Scholarship Fund, 221 Valley St., San Francisco 94131.

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