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Sr. Carol Marie Purzycki


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Sr. Carol Marie Purzycki Obituary
February 18, 1946 - January 30, 2016 Sr. Carol Marie Purzycki, C.S.J. age 69, passed away on Saturday January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA. Born February 18, 1946 in Flint, Michigan, a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet since August 6, 1966. Sister Carol Marie earned a nursing degree and ministered in hospitals in Tucson and Idaho for six years before studying and taking an internship in pediatrics. She then spent seven years as an instructor in the nursing department of Mount Saint Mary's University in Los Angeles. This was interrupted when she went to study for a doctorate in nursing from which she returned to MSMULA and continued to instruct and lead the department for 12 more years. Taking on a community leadership role, she continued to serve the student nurses as a beloved, wise advisor. Sr. Carol Marie is survived by her brothers, Bob (Nancy) Purzycki, Jim (Donna) Purzycki, and Mike (Roxanne) Purzycki and her sisters, Mary (Dave) Trousdale and Christine (Dan) Martell. She was preceded in death by her brother Chuck Purzycki. A Service of Remembrance will be held at the Carondelet Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 4:30PM with Funeral Liturgy at 6:30PM. Interment will be held Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 10:00AM at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA. Donations in memory of Sister Carol Marie Purzycki may be sent to: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, 11999 Chalon Road, Los Angeles, CA 90049. Please visit the mortuary's website, www.LAfuneral.com to send the family messages, share memories, or to obtain directions to the services.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Feb. 4 to Feb. 5, 2016
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