Sister Marjorie Fabry passes away


Sister Marjorie Fabry (formerly known as Sister Luke) died on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at age 93.

Marjorie Anne Fabry was born on October 14, 1921, in Green Bay, daughter of the late John and Agnes (Reed) Fabry. She entered the convent in 1946, professed her vows in 1949, and celebrated her Diamond Jubilee in 2007. She earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education from St. Norbert College, De Pere.

Sister Marjorie served as an elementary teacher at St. Boniface, De Pere; Holy Angels, Darboy; St. Joseph, Marinette; St. Kilian, New Franken; Sts. Peter and Paul, Institute; and St. John the Baptist, Howard. She also served as a homemaker at Holy Trinity, Casco, and St. Mary, Peshtigo, and was a parish visitor at All Saints, Denmark. She served at the Chapel in Champion (now the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help) and in Community service at St. Francis Convent until her retirement there in 2006.

Survivors include the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross, Associates, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Agnes Fabry; two brothers, Harold and Raymond; and two sisters, Patricia Brice and Ollie Bos.

Sister Marjorie will be missed and remembered for her generous service in Community and for her peaceful acceptance of suffering in her final years of life.