Sister Marcine Klemm, O.P.


Sister Marcine Klemm, O.P., who taught at St. Joseph’s School in Bronxville for four years, died March 22 at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Mich. She was 92.

Sister Marcine was at St. Joseph’s, 1951-1955. She also served in Michigan, Puerto Rico and the Philippines.

Born in Des Moines, Iowa, she entered the Adrian Dominican Sisters in 1947 and professed final vows in 1953.

She received a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s in counseling, both from Siena Heights University, Adrian. She earned a master’s in physiology from The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated March 31 in St. Catherine Chapel, Adrian. Prayers of committal will be held at a later date in the congregation cemetery.