Ann Leahy


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Posted Online: April 10, 2013, 6:15 pm
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Sister Ann Leahy, 85, died April 10, 2013, at Bishop Drumm Retirement Center, Johnston, Iowa.
Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Bishop Drumm Our Lady of Peace Chapel, Johnston, and 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Humility of Mary Center, Magnificat Chapel, Davenport. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Humility of Mary Center. Burial is at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.
She was born Aug. 18, 1927, in Davenport. She professed vows on July 28, 1948.
She is survived by her brother, George (Maurita); and sister, Maryetta (Ed) Masterson.














 




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