Obituary – Sr. Marcy Romine O.S.F.
Sr. Marcy Romine, 67, a sister for 47 years, died February 14, 2017 at her apartment in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1950, she entered the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in 1968 and professed perpetual vows in 1974. She received her BA from the University of Missouri – St. Louis and an MA from Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Sister Marcy taught at St. Adalbert, Our Lady of Guadalupe,St. Francis of Assisi, and St. Casimir Schools in the St. Louis Archdiocese as well as Little Flower Academy in Monroe, LA and Holy Trinity School in Bucyrus, Ohio. Following teaching she became the Director of Volunteers for Project Lazarus in New Orleans and then responded to a call from her community to serve as Vocation Minister in St. Louis. Presently she ministered as the Director of Special Projects at the NO AIDS Task Force in New Orleans, LA.
Sister Marcy is preceded in death by her parents Eloisa (Ballesteros) and William Lee Romine. She is survived by her brothers, Mario, Bill and Ralph Romine and her sister, Barb Green.
She asked to be remembered as loving her family, her Sisters, and those she worked with in vocation ministry and ministry to people living with AIDS. She tried to contribute and rebuild the church one person at a time.
A wake was held from 1-4:30pm February 20, 2017 at St. Justin the Martyr Church, 11914 Eddie and Park Rd., St. Louis, MO. Mass of the Resurrection at 4:30pm followed by dinner in the parish hall.