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Sister Ruth Mattingly

Obituary for Sister Ruth Mattingly

September 22, 1935 - November 1, 2018
Maple Mount, Kentucky | Age 83


Sister Ruth Mattingly, 83, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 62nd year of religious life. She was a native of Loretto.
Sister Ruth was a loyal friend who loved being of service to others, first as a teacher, then in health care and parish ministry. In recent years she enjoyed making baby quilts.
She taught at Immaculate Conception School, Hawesville (1967-72), ministered in personal and pastoral care at the Motherhouse infirmary (1984-91) and was coordinator of the Guest House (1993-96) at Maple Mount. She also ministered elsewhere in Kentucky, Missouri and New Mexico. Her former religious name was Sister Walter Ann Mattingly.
Survivors include her sister, Esther Kraft, of Louisville; two brothers, Walter Mattingly of Louisville and John Mattingly of Lexington; nieces and nephews and the members of her religious community.
The funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at Mount Saint Joseph, where visitation begins 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 Ruth may be made to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.

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