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Sister Dorothy Van Alstyne

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Sister Dorothy Van Alstyne, O.S.B. died on Oct. 11, 2012 at St. Scholastica Monastery. Sister was a member of the Benedictine Sisters of Chicago for 70 years. Sister Dorothy was the daughter of the late Sarah Mae, nee Bower, and Harry Allen Van Alstyne. She is survived by her brother Joseph (Elizabeth) of Colorado Springs; by sister, Betty (Bud) Chess of Canon City, CO; by her cousin, J. (Patti) Bower of Santa Ana, CA, and Margaret (the late Lawrence) of Bower of Hermosa Beach, CA; by her nieces and nephews, and by her loving Benedictine Sisters. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct.18, 2012 at St. Scholastica Monastery, 7430 N. Ridge Blvd., Chicago, IL 60645. Visitation will precede the Funeral Mass from 3 p.m. until the time of Mass. Interment: All Saints Cemetery Friday, Oct. 19 at 9:30 a.m. Memorials to the Benedictine Sisters would be appreciated. For Information: (773) 764-1423 Extension 230.

Published in Chicago Tribune on Oct. 15, 2012
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