Elizabeth MacDougall, SCN, 81, (formerly Sister Marie Anthony) was born in Jeffersonville, IN. She died Jan. 29, 2021, at Nazareth Home in Louisville, Kentucky. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 60 years.

Sister “Betty” served in educational ministries. She served as a teacher of primary grades at St. Benedict in Lebanon Junction, Kentucky; St. Joseph in Tiltonsville, Ohio; St. Agatha in Columbus, Ohio; and Bishop Howard, in Covington, Kentucky. From 1977-1980 she served as principal at Bishop Howard.

She served as a special education teacher and consultant for Devou Park Children’s Home and later for the Diocese of Covington. She taught at the college level as an instructor at Thomas Moore College in Covington.

From 1988-2012, Sister Betty served in health care at Our Lady of Peace in Louisville. She served as the academic education coordinator.

She served her SCN Community in a variety of areas, serving on committees, and as a volunteer for several years at Doors to Hope, an SCN ministry.

She is survived by her sisters Dorothy MacDougall, SCN, Joann Paris, Margaret Jones, and Marilyn Lilly, her brother Daniel MacDougall, her extended family, and her religious community.

Burial arrangements are as follows:

  • Burial will be on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, in Nazareth Cemetery at 1:00 p.m.
  • Memorial Mass will be held at a later date.

Funeral Arrangements are being handled by Ratterman Funeral Home, 3800 Bardstown Road, Louisville, Kentucky. Memorials may be sent to the SCN Office of Mission Advancement, P.O. Box 9, Nazareth, Kentucky, 40048.