Sister Evelina (Roger)'s Story

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. Sister Evelina (Roger) Pisaneschi, O.S.U., 89, died at Nazareth Home-Clifton in Louisville, on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. A native of Cumberland, she was pre-deceased by her parents, Roger and Louise Ermina Pioli Pisaneschi and her brother, Albert Pisaneschi. She entered the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville in 1946.
Sister Evelina graduated from Saint Mary Parish elementary and high school in Cumberland, from Ursuline College in Louisville, earned a MA degree at The Catholic University of America, and did postgraduate work at Spalding University, Louisville, and at Carlow College, Pittsburgh.
From 1948 until 1991, she was teacher and principal of schools in Louisville; Evansville, Ind.; Morgantown, W.Va. and Pittsburgh, Pa. She was then the Assistant to the Director of Ursuline Campus Services until 2005 after which she volunteered her services at the Ursuline Motherhouse and at Nazareth Home-Clifton nursing home in Louisville.
She is survived by her sisters, Janet Pisaneschi of Louisville, and Pat Pisaneschi Killen (Thomas Hopkins) of Cleveland, Tenn., numerous nieces and nephews, as well as her community of Ursuline Sisters and Associates.
Visitation will be at the Ursuline Motherhouse, 3115 Lexington Road on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, from 3 to 5 and from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by a Vigil Service at 7 p.m. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, at 11 a.m. in the Motherhouse Chapel with burial in St. Michael Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bosse Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Ursuline Sisters and mailed to the Mission Advancement Office, 3105 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206.
Published on September 23, 2017
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