Sister M. Rosaire Miltenberger, OSU

Sister M. Rosaire Miltenberger, OSU, 95, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at Mercy Sacred Heart in Louisville, Ky. She was born in Ridgeley. She entered the Ursuline Sisters Community in 1935. She received a bachelor’s degree from Ursuline College in Louisville, and a master’s degree from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Sister Rosaire spent the first 28 years of her ministry teaching at Catholic schools in Louisville; Columbia, S.C.; Omaha, Neb.; and Pittsburgh. From 1965 to 1973 and 1975 to 1981, Sister Rosaire was a clinician at the Ursuline Speech and Hearing Clinic in Louisville, and was director of the clinic for 12 of those years. She also served as an itinerant speech clinician for the Catholic schools in Weirton from 1973 to 1975. The last 20 years of her ministry focused on spiritual direction and retreat work in Peru, South America and Louisville.

Sister Rosaire is survived by two brothers, Leo Miltenberger of Finleyville, Pa., and Fidelis Miltenberger of Cumberland, Md., and one sister, Gladys McDaniel, of Hodgeville; numerous nieces and nephews; and the Ursuline Community.

The Funeral Liturgy was celebrated on Thursday, April 11, at the Ursuline Motherhouse Chapel, with interment in St. Michael Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Ursuline Sisters and mailed to the Mission Advancement Office, 3105 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206.

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