Mercyhurst mourns loss of Sister Damien

Mercyhurst College is mourning the loss of its beloved Sister M. Damien Mlechick,RSM, who was in her 20th year of service to the college. Sister Damien died at the Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse after suffering an apparent heart attack while she was getting ready to come to work on Friday, Aug. 20, 2004. 

Affectionately known as Damie, Auntie D.,The Voice of Mercyhurst and There's my Girl, Sister Damien was, without a doubt, the biggest fan of men's and women's sports team and the college's most fiercely loyal supporters. 

Sister was 83 at the time of her death. 

Viewing will be at the Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse, 444 E. Grandview Blvd., on Monday, Aug. 23, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with a Vigil there Monday, Aug. 23, at 7 p.m.

Additional viewing will be Tuesday, Aug. 24, from 2-4 p.m.

Sister's funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, Aug. 24, at 4:30 p.m. in the Motherhouse chapel.

Burial will be Wednesday, Aug. 25, at 9 a.m. at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

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