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Sr. Anita Eberle


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Sr. Anita Eberle Obituary
Eberle, Sr. Anita, OSB,,

71, died peacefully at St. Paul Hermitage.

She was born in New Albany, Indiana to Lawrence and Bernardine Eberle on May 14, 1946. She graduated from Our Lady of Grace Academy and received a BA Degree in Education from St. Benedict College. Sr. Anita received a Master's Degree in Religious Studies from Mary Grove College and studied Spiritual Direction at Gonzaga University. She entered Our Lady of Grace Monastery in 1963 and made her Perpetual Monastic Profession in 1970. On May 11, 2015 Sr. Anita celebrated fifty years of vowed life. She began her career as an educator in 1967 and taught at various schools in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis until 1974. For the next 26 years she was a Director of Religious Education and Pastoral Associate in the Archdiocese. Upon her retirement, Sr. Anita performed many duties at St. Paul Hermitage and Our Lady of Grace Monastery.

Sr. Anita was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Tish Eberle. She is survived by her Religious Community, her brothers, Larry of Fort Wayne, Indiana; Tom of Floyds Knobs, Indiana; Paul of Greenville, Indiana; and Jim of Louisville, Kentucky, her sisters, Diana Owens, Marilyn Shumate, Marie Kaufman all of New Albany, Indiana; Donna Hoying of Centerville, Ohio and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 25th with a Wake Service at 7 p.m. Her funeral will be on Wednesday, July 26th at 4 p.m. with visitation beginning at 3 p.m. Visitation and her funeral will take place in the chapel at Our Lady of Grace Monastery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of St. Benedict, 1402 Southern Ave., Beech Grove, IN. 46107 or online at www.benedictine.com. Little & Sons Funeral Home, Beech Grove, are entrusted with the arrangements.
Published in The Courier-Journal on July 25, 2017
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