Mary Pauletta Kane, SCN, 92, was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She died in Nazareth, Kentucky on Saturday, July 8, 2017. Sister Mary Pauletta had been a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 67 years.
Sister Mary Pauletta served as a teacher in secondary education in Massachusetts at St. Patrick High School in Brockton and at Nazareth High School in South Boston. She also served in secondary education in Kentucky at Owensboro Catholic in Owensboro and at Good Shepherd High School in Frankfort. In 1966, she received a master’s degree in Theology from Marquette University. From 1966-1971, she served as the Director of Novices at Nazareth, Kentucky. Sister also served the SCN Community as the Regional in Quincy, Massachusetts, from 1991-1996 and later as a Motherhouse coordinator. Sister Mary Pauletta served in parish ministries in Richmond, Virginia at Sacred Heart Cathedral, and in Henderson, Kentucky at Holy Name.
Sister Mary Pauletta is survived by several nieces and nephews, her religious community, and by the many persons whose lives she touched.
Visitation will be held at St. Vincent Church, Nazareth from 4-6:30 p.m. on Friday, July 14, followed by a prayer vigil at 6:30 p.m.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, July 15 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, Kentucky, followed by burial in Nazareth Cemetery.
Funeral Arrangements are being handled by Ratterman Funeral Home, 3800 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY. Memorials may be made to Office of Mission Advancement, P.O. Box 9, Nazareth, KY, 40048.