Sister Mary George Verlich

February 28, 2021 - January 14, 2014


Sister May George Verlich, a Sister of Charity of Nazareth, died peacefully at Lourdes Hall in St. Louise Convent on January 14, 2014, having served the Lord faithfully for 73 years. Sister was originally from Clairton, PA. She entered the Congregation of the Vincentian Sisters of Charity from St. Joseph Parish in Clairton, PA in 1941. During her years of ministry in the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Youngstown, OH and Mobile, AL, Sister Mary George served in various assignments, including kindergarten, catechetical, and elementary school teacher, convent housekeeper, as well as a parish organist for 33 years. Prior to her retirement, Sister was the dietician for 20 years at the Vincentian Motherhouse where she was greatly regarded for her organizational skills, immaculate kitchen and delicious meals. Her final years from 1995 to the present were devoted to prayer ministry in the Lourdes Hall infirmary. Sister May George was preceded in death by her parents John and Bertha Verlich, her brothers Matthew, John, and Edward and her sisters Sister Francis Borgia, VSC, Vida Vrabel, and Vilma DeMaio. She is survived by a sister-in-law and many nieces and nephews. Friends are being received at St. Louise Convent (formerly the Vincentian Motherhouse) on McKnight Rd., Pittsburgh, PA on Thursday, January 16 from 2-4PM and 6-8PM. The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, January 16 at 11AM, followed by internment in the Sisters’ cemetery on the convent grounds. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Office of Congregational Advancement, Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, PO Box 9, Nazareth, Kentucky 40048

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