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Sister of St. Francis Dolores Smagacz dies at age 84

03/06/2020 | Comments

COLORADO SPRINGS. Sister of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration Dolores Smagacz died Feb. 28 at St. Francis Nursing Center. She was 84 years old. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated on March 3 at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, followed by burial in the Mount St. Francis Cemetery.

Sister Dolores was born Aug. 16, 1935 in Columbus, Nebraska to John and Cecilia Smagacz. She entered the Sisters of St. Francis on Aug. 7, 1952, and professed final vows on Aug. 12, 1959.
She was a teacher for 54 years, serving 32 years in New Mexico, 21 years in Nebraska and one year in Colorado. 

Sister Dolores moved to Mount St. Francis in 2008, where she served as coordinator and then vicar of the sisters at St. Francis Nursing Center from 2009-2018.
She is survived by an aunt and several cousins. 

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