Mary Regina Atkins, SCN, 86, (formerly Sister Mary Mark) was born in Louisville, Kentucky. She died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, on Dec. 30, 2019. She was a professed Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 65 years.

Sister Regina served in educational ministries, teaching primary grades at St. Joseph in Bardstown, Kentucky, St. Mary Academy in Paducah, Kentucky; St. Cecilia and St. Martha in Louisville; St. Matthias in Columbus, Ohio; and St. Mary in Paris, Kentucky. She also served in social services with Catholic Charities Refugee Services and in healthcare at Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital.

Sister Regina served her SCN Community in the Office of Mission Advancement and in Community Service.

She is survived by her sister Catherine Dolores Bohn, her extended family, and by her religious community.

There will be a prayer service at Nazareth Home Chapel, Louisville, on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, from 1-2 p.m.

Sister Regina’s body will arrive at Nazareth at 4 p.m. followed by a Wake at 6:30 p.m. in St. Vincent Church.

The Funeral Mass will be Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Vincent Church followed by burial in Nazareth Cemetery. 

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

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