Sister Marie C. (Jane Frances) Fitzpatrick, BVM

Sister Marie C. (Jane Frances) Fitzpatrick, BVM

Sister Marie C. Fitzpatrick, BVM (Jane Frances), 95, of Mount Carmel Bluffs, 1600 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa, died Saturday, May 1, 2021.

Sharing of Memories via Zoom will be at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 10, 2021. Visitation in the Mary Frances Clarke Chapel will follow immediately until the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Mount Carmel Cemetery.

Sister Marie was an elementary teacher at Our Lady of Victory in Waterloo, Iowa; and Sacred Heart in Manly, Iowa, where she also served as principal.  She also ministered as an elementary teacher in Marcus, Iowa, and Hempstead and West Hempstead, N.Y.; as a principal in Chicago; and as an elementary teacher and principal in Rapid City, S.D.  She was a religious education director in Denver and parish minister and psychotherapist in Aurora, Colo.

She was born on Dec. 27, 1925, in Chicago to John and Anne McHugh Fitzpatrick. She entered the BVM congregation Feb. 2, 1945, from St. Charles Parish, Chicago. She professed first vows on Aug. 15, 1947, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1952.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother John.  She is survived by a sister-in-law Bernice Fitzpatrick, Chicago, nieces, nephews, and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 76 years.

Memorials may be given to Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, IA 52003 or online at

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Visitation and Funeral service via Zoom

Sharing of Memories via Zoom by the Sisters of Charity

May 10th, 2021 at 9:30 AM

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