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When one of our sisters moves from this world to enjoy the fullness of God’s glory, we celebrate her life, her ministry and her presence among us as a member of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters.


October 28, 2019

SISTER MARY ADELE MASSARO, OLVM, 94, died Sunday, October 27, 2019, at Saint Anne Community Victory Noll, Huntington, Indiana.

Sister Mary Adele was born in Poggio Picenze, Italy on October 24, 1925, to Giuseppe Massaro and Angelica Ferrari Massaro. She is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Antonio, Primo, and Martino Massaro, and one sister, Josephine Ruschell. Sister Mary Adele is survived by her nieces and nephews and by her Victory Noll Sisters with whom she shared life and community for 74 years.

Sister Mary Adele entered the Congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on October 27, 1945, and made first vows on August 5, 1948. Her first mission was in Middlesex New Jersey. In true missionary style, she also served the missions in Michigan, Indiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, Iowa, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas. In 1988, Sister Mary Adele began her last ministry placement as a Pastoral Assistant at Saint Alphonsus Parish in San Antonio, Texas. In 2003...

September 17, 2019

SISTER MARY DORAN, OLVM, 85, a Victory Noll sister and resident of Bermuda Dunes California, died on September 15, 2019, in California.

Sister Mary was born in Ludlow, Kentucky, on September 11, 1934, to Charles J. Doran and Lillian Kohnen Doran. She is preceded in death by her parents and one brother, John Doran. She is survived by two sisters, Patricia Brauer Eileen Northcutt and one brother, James Doran, all of Las Vegas, Nevada. Sr. Mary is also survived by her Victory Noll Sisters which she shared life and community for 66 years.

Sr. Mary entered the Congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on January 6, 1953 and made first vows on August 5, 1955. She served in the missions in Indiana, Florida, Arizona, and California. Her ministry included religious education, lay leadership and working for the United Farm Workers. In 1994, she became a paralegal for Inland Counties Legal Services in Indio, California for 12 years until her retirement in 2012.

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Upon the death of a Sister, the OLVM General Secretary writes a letter reflecting upon the life and ministry of the deceased Sister. This letter is sent to community members, family, and friends of Victory Noll. These letters are available for download.


This map shows the numbered plots in the OLVM Cemetery, and the second page is an index that matches the numbered plots with the corresponding Sister or other person's grave. Click on the link below to download the map and index