Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

Alumni Obituaries

Sr. Mary Speaks

Maple Mount - Sister Mary Lois Speaks, 72, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died May 6, 2017, in her 54th year as a Sister. 

The Henderson native taught at St. Ignatius (1966), was principal at St. Leonard (1976-79) and parish coordinator at St. Columba (1979-82), all in Louisville. She was charismatic renewal coordinator for the Archdiocese of Louisville (1982-89), and served the past 20 years in Marion County.

Survivors: A sister, Phyllis Speaks of Henderson; three brothers, Don Speaks and William Francis Speaks, Henderson, and John Speaks, Owensboro.