Martha Mahoney, SCN, 86, born in Owensboro, Kentucky, died on Monday, December 15, 2014, at Nazareth Home, Louisville. She had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 66 years.

Sister Martha served in elementary and secondary education in Kentucky and Virginia for 29 years. Sister served in Memphis, Tennessee in Provincial Administration as Secretary-Treasurer from 1980-85. Sister Martha then served in Nazareth Campus Service as Director of Finance from 1985-95; she also served as Director of Ceramics for Nazareth Motherhouse from 1995-2009. In Louisville, Sister served at St. Frances of Rome School from 1964-66 and at St. John Vianney School from 1966-67. Sister had been a resident at Nazareth Home, Louisville from October 2013 until her death.

Survivors include two brothers, Dick Mahoney of Cincinnati, Ohio and William (Bill) Mahoney of Denver, Colorado; one sister, Judy Mahoney Miller of Montrose, Colorado, and her religious community.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 19, in St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, Kentucky, at 10:30 a.m., followed by burial in Nazareth Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at Nazareth Home, Louisville. The body will arrive at Nazareth at 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 18. There will be a Prayer Service in St. Vincent Church at 6:30 p.m. Thursday evening.

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

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