Nancy Jane O’Reilly, SCN, age 78, formerly Sister Xaveria O’Reilly, a native of Brockton, Massachusetts, died at Nazareth Home, Louisville on Sunday, October 30, 2016. Sister had been a professed SCN for 57 years.
Sister Nancy Jane served in elementary education in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Massachusetts. In Louisville, Sister taught at Ascension, St. Frances of Rome and Community Catholic Schools. Later, Sister taught in secondary education and served as Librarian in Bishop Fenwick High School in Peabody, Massachusetts.
Sister Nancy Jane is survived by a brother, David O’Reilly, of Madison, Ohio, by cousins and by her religious community.
There was a Prayer Service for Sister Nancy Jane at 10:00 a.m. at Nazareth Home this morning, Thursday, November 3, 2016, followed by the Funeral Mass. Sister’s cremains are scheduled to arrive at Nazareth, Kentucky, at 2:30 p.m. this afternoon. After a short prayer service, the burial will take place in Nazareth Cemetery.