Sister Georgianna Dorsey, O.P.


Sister Georgianna Dorsey, O.P., who taught at Our Lady of Refuge School in the Bronx for two years, died Aug. 31. She was 85.

Sister Georgianna was at Our Lady of Refuge, 1968-1970. She also served in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Born in Kenosha, Wis., she entered the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa in 1954 and professed final vows in 1959.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Edgewood College, Madison, Wis.; and a master’s in educational administration from Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa.

Her brother, William, and her sister, Mary Rohde, survive her.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 10 at the motherhouse in Sinsinawa, Wis. Burial was in the motherhouse cemetery.