Sister Brady worked in education

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DUBUQUE — Sister Jean Marie Brady, BVM, a former educator in the Diocese of Davenport, died Feb. 1 at Mount Carmel Bluffs. She was 88.

Sister Brady

She was born March 5, 1933, in Monticello, Iowa, to Joseph and Marie (Crimmins) Brady. She entered the BVM congregation on Sept. 8, 1951, from St. Martin Parish in Cascade, Iowa. She professed first vows on March 19, 1954, and final vows on July 16, 1959.

Sister Brady ministered in the Office of Educational Services for the Archdiocese of Dubuque as the metropolitan coordinator of Catholic schools in Cedar Rapids. She was an elementary teacher, principal, receptionist and librarian in Iowa City, and pastoral associate in Cosgrove and Holbrook. She also taught in Tama, Iowa; Chicago; and Berwyn, Illinois.

Private funeral services were held Feb. 8 with burial at Mount Carmel Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, IA 52003 or online at https://www.bvmsisters.org/ support_donate.cfm.


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