Jan 262017

DUBUQUE —Sister Gracita Daly, BVM, 92, died Jan. 15 at Marian Hall.

A native of Burlington, she was born Sept. 18, 1924, to Patrick Frank and Grace Helen (Agnew) Daly. She entered the BVM congregation Sept. 8, 1941, and professed first vows on March 19, 1944, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1949.

Sr. Daly

In the Diocese of Davenport, Sr. Daly was superior and principal at St. Anthony School in Davenport. She taught elementary school in Chicago and Berwyn, Ill., (where she later served in parish ministry). She was principal in Lincoln, Neb.; and in West Hempstead, N.Y. She volunteered for United Senior Action in Indianapolis.

Burial is 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 whatsnew_obits.cfm.

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