Sadness at the death of Sr Marion Therese Reynolds
THE death has taken place of Sr. Marion Therese Reynolds MMM.
She was born Mary Reynolds in Dublin in 1930 and trained as a nurse before joining MMM in 1957. After profession, she trained as a midwife and later as a public health nurse and as a chiropodist. Her first assignment was to Tanzania in 1960, where she served for 7 years in a number of mission hospitals. She also served for 5 years in Malawi and for about 10 years in Kenya.
Sr. Marion did mission awareness work in Ireland. She worked in the theatre and as night superintendent in the hospital in Drogheda and as a public health nurse in Dublin and Clonmel . She also helped in Rosedale centre for the elderly in Kilmacow, Co. Kilkenny.
In 1991 Sr. Marion Therese returned to the Motherhouse in Drogheda. She helped in the infirmary and in 1995 began a ministry as a chiropodist.
She moved to the nursing facility, Áras Mhuire in August 2015 and died there peacefully on 29 December 2018.