Rest in peace, Maryknoll Sister Marie Corinne Rost
Jefferson City native Maryknoll Sister Marie Corinne Rost died on Sept. 1 at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in Maryknoll, New York.–Catholic Missourian
She had been a Maryknoll Sister for 82 years and celebrated her 102nd birthday in July.
The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Sept. 6 in the Main Chapel at the Maryknoll Sisters Center. Burial was in the Maryknoll Sisters Cemetery on the Center grounds.
Sr. Marie Corinne was born in Jefferson City, on July 29, 1917, a daughter of Louis Henry and Euphemia J. (Dudenhoeffer) Rost, and given the name Anna Marie.
She attended St. Peter’s High School — predecessor of Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City — and graduated in 1935.