Sr. Hagerty was a former educator

Sr. Hagerty
Sr. Hagerty

DUBUQUE — Sister M. Gabrielle Hagerty, BVM, a former educator in the Diocese of Davenport, died July 12 at Marian Hall. She was 97.
She was born in Tama, Iowa, on April 2, 1919, to John Philip and Mary Margaret Whalen Hagerty. She entered the BVM congregation Sept. 8, 1942, and professed first vows on March 19, 1945, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1950.
In the Diocese of Davenport, Sr. Hagerty taught elementary school and was principal at St. Paul in Burlington, St. James in Washington and Iowa City Catholic Grade School and Regina Elementary in Iowa City. She also taught elementary school in Sioux City, Manly, Cedar Rapids and Boone, Iowa; and Wichita, Kan.
Her funeral was to be held July 19 in the Marian Hall Chapel in Dubuque with burial in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Dubuque.
Memorials may be given to the Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Dr., Dubuque, Iowa 52003, or online at www.bvmcong.org/ whatsnew_obits.cfm.

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