Sister Patricia O’Brian, CSJ (aka Sister Robert Margaret)
Sister Patricia O’Brian, CSJ, passed away November 26, 2017, at Nazareth Living Center, St. Louis, Missouri. She was 82 years of age.
Sister Patricia was born August 30,1936, in Evanston, Illinois. She entered the Sister’s of St. Joseph’s Convent in 1953, taking the name Sister Robert Margaret. She received her bachelor’s degree in biology (medical technologist) from the College of St. Teresa in 1958 and her masters degree in hospital/health care administration from the University of Oklahoma in 1974. For over 63 years Sister Patricia served in a variety of hospital laboratory, teaching and administrative positions. While serving at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hancock, she was a laboratory supervisor and taught Science classes at the School of Nursing.
Sister Patricia retired to Nazareth Living Center, carrying out her mission of prayer and presence.
A Memorial Mass was held on November 30, 2017, at the Center.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Sister’s of St. Joseph’s of Carondelet, St. Louis Province, 6400 Minnesota Ave., St. Louis, MO 63111.