JOBIT: Scheer, Sr. Jeanne Clare [MC1954 RIP] on 2016-Oct-11


Sr. Jeanne Clare Scheer

1921 – 2016 Obituary 

Sister Jeanne Clare Scheer, OP, of the Dominican Sisters, Sparkill, New York, died on October 11, 2016 in Siena Hall, Sparkill, NY. Born in St. Louis, MO on February 19, 1921, Catherine Mary was the daughter of Oscar and Mary Little Scheer. She entered the Dominican Congregation of Our Lady of the Rosary in Sparkill on September 1, 1940 and received the name Sister Jeanne Clare. She professed her first vows in 1942 and her final vows in 1947. Sister Jeanne Clare received a BA in Education, Manhattan College, New York in 1954. Sister Jeanne Clare was a teacher and ministered in the Archdiocese of NY at St. Helena, Bronx, NY (1949-54); and in the Archdiocese of St. Louis at Little Flower (1942-49), St. Kevin (1954-58), Holy Redeemer (1958-67), St. James (1967-70) and St. Richard (1970-2005). While at St. Richard she also served as Religious Coordinator at Our Lady of Mercy Parish. In 2005 Sister Jeanne Clare came to New York to assist in Dominican Convent, Siena Hall.

Sister Jeanne Clare is predeceased by her parents Oscar and Mary and her siblings Rosemary Scheer and Fr. Joseph Scheer. She was the beloved cousin of Ruth Gotch and to the many students she taught through the years.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel, Sparkill, NY, on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Visitation is on Monday, October 17, 2016 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Dominican Convent, 175 Rte. 340, Sparkill, NY. Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery. Arrangements are by Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers please send donations to: Dominican Sisters, at the above address, attention- Sister Mary Murray, President.


Published in the The Journal News on Oct. 15, 2016


Scheer, Sr. Jeanne Clare [MC???? RIP]

Guestbook: Same link 

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Dear John,

          The Obituary  states that Sister received her BA in 1954.

                  May She Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated. On deadline, didn’t see that. ]

Scheer, Sr. Jeanne Clare [MC1954 RIP]

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.

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