Sister Euphrasia Von Hoene, 1898-1981
Born December 14, 1898, Covington, Kentucky
Entered St. Walburg Monastery, February 25, 1932
First Profession August 25, 1933
Died February 2, 1981
Sr. Euphrasia Von Hoene was born to John and Mary Dressman Von Hoene and given the name Mary Anne at her baptism. Mary Anne had four sisters and three brothers. She entered St. Walburg Monastery on February 25, 1932 and became Sr. Euphrasia on August 24, 1932. She made first profession on August 25, 1933 and final profession on August 25, 1936. She celebrated her Silver Jubilee on June 14, 1958.
Many sisters remember Sr. Euphrasia’s rich alto voice which was a fine contribution to the monastery choir and on missions. She was a teacher and a bookkeeper in her ministry. She taught at:
- Holy Cross (Grades 1-3, 6) 1933-39
- St. Benedict Commercial 1942-43
- Holy Cross High School 1944-60, 1970-81
Sr. Euphrasia was also bookkeeper at St. Joseph Hospital, Florence, Colorado, 1961-63; Mount Mary Hospital, Hazard, Kentucky 1963-66; Estill County Hospital, Irvine, Kentucky 1966-70. She periodically helped in the Estill County Hospital office. Sr. Euphrasia died on February 2, 1981.