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Sister Marie Michael Hayden

Obituary for Sister Marie Michael Hayden

September 17, 1932 - June 13, 2018
Maple Mount, Kentucky | Age 85


Sister Marie Michael Hayden, 85, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 63rd year of religious life. She was a native of Owensboro.
Sister Marie Michael loved to share the joy of Mass and her Catholic faith with all those she met. She was happiest when working side by side with people in her parish.
After teaching for seven years, she was involved in religious education and parish ministry for 50 years in Kentucky, Nebraska and Missouri, including as director of religious education for the Diocese of Owensboro (1979-87). She ministered to her late brother, Father Lucian Hayden, at the Carmel Home from 1999-2001. She was director of religious education and pastoral associate for St. John the Baptist Parish, Fordsville, from 2002-2014. She spent her final years being active in the Powerhouse of Prayer at the Motherhouse.
Survivors include her siblings John Paschal Hayden, Huber Heights, Ohio; the Rev. Michael Hayden, San Pedro, Calif.; Dr. David Lee Hayden, White Plains, Md.; Rose Marie Cassidy, Eugene, Ore., and Rachel Hayden, Owensboro; nieces and nephews and the members of her religious community.
The funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, at Mount Saint Joseph, where visitation will begin Sunday at 4 p.m., with a wake service following at 6:30 p.m.
Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, Owensboro, is handling arrangements.
Donations in memory of Sister Marie Michael may be made to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.

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