Sr. Dolores Augustine, 99, of Marycrest Motherhouse – Monroe, NY, died peacefully May 30, 2022, at Rosary Hill Home in Hawthorne, NY.
She was born Aug. 17, 1922, the daughter of Lawrence August and Marie Katherine (Heue) Augustine in Hastings, MN. A few years after graduating from Hastings High School, she entered the Manhattan Convent of the order of Parish Visitors of Mary Immaculate on Nov. 18, 1943. After completing her journey to sisterhood, she took her Final Vows July 2, 1949. Sister also received a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology at Scranton University and an Associate’s Degree in Human Services. Over her 70+ years she was assigned to 昀fteen different parishes from Chicago to Manhattan.
Some of her most notable services include, Local Superior in Manhattan Convent (1966), General Council Member (1969-1973), 30 years’ service with St. Mathew’s Catholic Church Brooklyn, NY working the Food Pantry and assisting US immigrants with housing and work. One of the most highly noted honors is she was the last surviving member to be in service with the Order’s Foundress, Mother Mary Teresa Tallon, who passed away in 1954.
Sister is survived by her sister-in-law’s, Mary Augustine (husband Louis deceased). Rosemary Augustine (husband Paul deceased). In addition, she has over 100 nieces and nephews including Great, Great-Great and Great-Great-Great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, of Hastings, MN, and her siblings Louis Augustine of River Falls, WI, Robert Augustine, Rose (Clarence) Sieben, Paul Augustine, Gerald Augustine all of Hastings, MN.
She was loved and respected by her family and hundreds of people within her community and those she served.
Visitation was Friday, June 3rd and mass Sat. June 4th at Marycrest Motherhouse and Catholic Church in Monroe, NY followed by the internment at Marycrest. The Mass can be viewed online at the Facebook page for “Parish Visitors of Mary Immaculate”. https://www.facebook. com/100009812177850/videos/ 1869796953230008ed Remembrances by donation to Parish Visitors of Mary Immaculate, Monroe NY.