Sister Monice Kavanaugh, O.P.


Sister Monice Kavanaugh, O.P., who taught at Our Lady of Refuge School in the Bronx for two years, died March 16 at St. Dominic Villa in Hazel Green, Wis.

Sister Monice was at Our Lady of Refuge, 1960-1962. She also served in Wisconsin and Illinois.

Born in Chicago, she entered the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, Wis., in 1956 and professed final vows in 1961.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Edgewood College, Madison, Wis., and a master’s in sacred theology from Regina Mundi, Rome.
Her sister, Patricia Dugan, survives her.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated March 23 at the motherhouse in Sinsinawa. Natural burial was March 18 in the motherhouse cemetery.