Sister Evelina (Roger) Pisaneschi, O.S.U.
October 15, 1927-Entered Religious life: July 2, 1946-September 19, 2017
posted on: Friday, September 22, 2017
Sister Evelina (Roger) Pisaneschi, O.S.U., 89, died at Nazareth Home-Clifton on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. A native of Cumberland, MD, she entered the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville in 1946.
In Louisville Sister Evelina was a teacher at St. Elizabeth School (1948-50), St. Peter Claver School (1950-1952), St. Boniface School (1953-58), Our Lady of Lourdes School (1958-63), Bellarmine-Ursuline College (1968-69) and Sacred Heart Model School (1978-79). She served as principal of: Holy Spirit School (1977-78), St. Therese School (1979-87), and St. John Vianney School (1987-91). She then was Assistant to the Director of Ursuline Campus Services until 2005 after which she volunteered her services at the Ursuline Motherhouse and at Nazareth Home-Clifton.
Sister Evelina also served in schools in Evansville, IN; Morgantown, WV, and Pittsburgh. She graduated from Ursuline College, Louisville, held a MA from The Catholic University of America, and did postgraduate work at Spalding University, Louisville, and at Carlow College, Pittsburgh.
She is survived by her sisters Janet Pisaneschi of Louisville, KY, and Pat Pisaneschi Killen (Thomas Hopkins) of Cleveland, TN, numerous nieces and nephews, as well as her community of Ursuline Sisters and Associates.
The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 26 at 11 a.m. in the Motherhouse Chapel with burial in St. Michael Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bosse Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Ursuline Sisters and mailed to the Mission Advancement Office, 3105 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206.