ObituariesSister Rosemary Blum, OCD
Carmelite Sister Rosemary of the Eucharist Blum, a sister with the Carmel of the Holy Family, died March 15, nine days before her 90th birthday.
A funeral Mass was celebrated March 20 at the Carmel.
Born in 1923 in Cincinnati, she entered the Carmel in 1943 and made her profession of vows in 1945.
Sister Rosemary held the office of prioress from 1957 to 1963, during which time she was involved in the planning and administrative work of the building of the new monastery then. As a member of the Association of Contemplative Sisters, she was the treasurer for the midwest region for many years.
She spent her past three years at the Ursuline St. Angela Center where she received loving care and was a prayerful, joyful presence.