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Sister Romona Nowak, OP

November 16, 2017

22 Sister Romona Nowak, OP THUMBSister Romona Nowak, formerly known as Sister Jane Lucian Nowak, died Nov. 8 at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Michigan. She was 72 years of age and in the 51st year of her religious profession in the Adrian Dominican Congregation.

Sister Romona held a graduate degree in biology from the University of Chicago and spent a decade teaching in Illinois Catholic schools. She was also certified as a chaplain by the National Association of Catholic Chaplains and served in that capacity for several years at Seton Medical Center in Daly City. Sister Romona is also a former associate director of field education at St. Patrick’s Seminary & University in Menlo Park.

A memorial Mass was celebrated Nov. 10 in the sisters’ St. Catherine’s Chapel with interment in the congregation cemetery.

Remembrances may be made to the Adrian Dominican Sisters, 1257 East Siena Heights Drive, Adrian, Mich. 49221.

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