Sister Ann Barrett
1929 — 2021
Sister Ann (formerly Sister Ann Maurice) Barrett died Dec. 13, 2021, at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary in Nerinx, KY. She was 92. Received into Loretto April 25, 1950, she was in the 72nd year of her Loretto commitment. Born Feb. 13, 1929, in Philpot, KY, to parents Victor Maurice and Mary Elizabeth "Bessie Mae" (Beekman) Barrett, she was baptized Elizabeth Eileen Barrett and called Eileen in her youth. Earned a bachelor's in English, with minors in history and education, from Loretto Heights College, Denver, a master's in English from Notre Dame University, Notre Dame, Ind., and a master's in behavior science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. A longtime educator, Sr. Ann could tell...