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Sister Theresa Jodocy, 93, died on February 20, 2024, at St. Mary’s Medical Center after a brief illness. Born in Escanaba, Michigan to Peter and Clemence (Nizette) Jodocy and baptized Mary Theresa, she entered the Community of St. Scholastica Monastery as Sister Matthias. She made her Perpetual Monastic Profession in 1957 and celebrated her Golden and Diamond Jubilees in 2004 and 2014. She earned a BS in Elementary Education at The College of St. Scholastica, MA in Education from University of Minnesota Duluth in 1968, and MA in Theology from University of San Francisco in 1983. During her long career, she taught at schools in Minnesota; Phoenix and Scottsdale, AZ, and Illinois, then moved into pastoral care and religious education at churches and schools in Arizona and California. After a full life of service, she returned to the Monastery in 2012 and was Eucharistic Minister for the Benedictine Living Community of Duluth.

Sister Theresa is survived by the Sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery, brother in-law Joseph Mottillo, and many nieces and nephews. She is proceeded in death by her parents and all of her siblings.

Wake service/Morning Prayer with visitation at 9:45 a.m. Monday, February 26, in Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial at 10:45 a.m., Father William Fider presiding. Burial in Gethsemane Cemetery at St. Scholastica Monastery. Funeral arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home. Ceremonies will be livestreamed at: https://www.facebook.com/dfhduluth beginning at 9:45 a.m. Memorials to St. Scholastica Monastery preferred.

+Sister Theresa Jodocy
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