Sister Jane Marie Richardson, age 85 of Nerinx, KY, passed away Monday, March 10, 2014 at the Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary.
She was born June 2, 1928 in Louisville to the late Roy Clinton and Elsie Kippes Richardson. She entered religious life in 1947 and took her final vows in 1952. She earned a Music Degree from Webster College in Webster Groves, Missouri and a Masters Degree in Musicology from Eastman College in Rochester, New York. She also studied at Regina Mundi in Rome, Italy.
She formerly served as Spirituality Counselor and Overseer of "Cedars of Peace" retreat center at Nerinx. Prior to that, she served as Superior of Loretto House of Studies in Webster Groves, Missouri.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Loretto Motherhouse Church, Nerinx. Burial will follow in the Motherhouse Cemetery.
A Wake Service will be held at 6:30 PM Friday at the motherhouse.
Mattingly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.