Ellen-Miriam-Grimes-872f19e5116b036c8ea2e3ae51fa53d9Ellen Miriam Grimes, SCN, 93, a native of Louisville, Ky., died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, on Sunday, July 10, 2016. She had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 68 years.

Sister served in elementary education as both teacher and principal in Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee and Louisiana for 54 years. In Louisville, Sister served at Holy Angels Academy from 1991-94 and at St. Rita School from 1994-2004. In retirement Sister served in family ministry and in the Apostolate of Prayer.

Sister was preceded in death by her sister, Sister Mary Anselma Grimes. Survivors include a niece, Janice Wise of Louisville and Sister’s religious community.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, July 14, 2016 in St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, Ky., followed by burial in Nazareth Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Nazareth Home on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 and after 4:00 p.m. in St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, Ky. There will be a Prayer Service in St. Vincent Church at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening.

Funeral Arrangements are being handled by Ratterman Funeral Home, 3800 Bardstown Road, Louisville, Ky. Memorials may be made to Office of Congregational Advancement, P.O. Box 9, Nazareth, Ky. 40048.

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