Sinsinawa Dominican Sister Ruth Poochigian, 75, died Oct. 22 in Footville, Wisconsin.
Born in Los Angeles, Sister Ruth made her first religious profession in 1972 and her perpetual profession in 1976. She served in California, Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa.
In the Archdiocese of Chicago, she taught at St. Cajetan.
She is survived by her brother, Earnest Poochigian.
Adrian Dominican Sister Maurine (John Marmion) Barzantni, 83, died Oct. 25 in Adrian, Michigan.
Born in Chicago, she was in the 61st year of her religious life.
Sister Maurine ministered in Michigan and Illinois and in the Dominican Republic, Kenya and Canada.
In the Archdiocese of Chicago, she taught at Ascension, Harvey (1967-1970), and Aquinas High School (1971-1975); was a pastoral associate at St. Agatha (1975-1980); and was a secretary (1980-1981) and teacher (1981-1989) at St. James, Maywood.
She is survived by a sister, Grace Barzantni.
Adrian Dominican Sister Marie Rosanna (Teresa Jane) Flanagan, 96, died Oct. 26 in Adrian, Michigan.
Born in Detroit, she was in the 76th year of her religious life.
She ministered in Michigan, Illinois and Ohio.
In the Archdiocese of Chicago, she taught at St. Matthew.
Adrian Dominican Sister Noreen Marie (Mary Elizabeth) George, 94, died Nov. 11 in Adrian.
Born in Flint, Michigan, she was in the 77th year of her religious life.
Sister Noreen spent 56 years ministering in education in Michigan, Ohio and Illinois.
In the Archdiocese of Chicago, she taught (1971-1972) and was a teacher and assistant principal (1972-1978) at Regina Dominican High School, Wilmette, and was librarian at St. Cyprian School, River Grove (1998-2001).