maryeugeneivie-66ac075e55d6dacabe488fbb6b455956Sister Mary Eugene Ivie, SCN, 99, a native of Whitesville, Kentucky, died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, Kentucky, on Sunday, May 8, 2016. She had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 77 years.

Sister served in elementary education as teacher for 32 years in Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky, Virginia and Maryland. In the Archdiocese of Louisville Sister taught at Holy Name and at St. Thomas More Schools. Sister then served in health ministry in Kentucky for the next 20 years. Since 1992 Sister has served in the Apostolate of Prayer at Nazareth Motherhouse and at Nazareth Home.

Survivors include a niece, Linda Norton of Evansville, Indiana; other nieces and nephews, and her religious community.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, Kentucky, followed by burial in Nazareth Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 4:00 p.m. in St. Vincent Church, Nazareth on Thursday, May 12, 2016. 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, Kentucky. 40048.

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