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OBIT: Sister Euphrosine Honc

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  • Ray J. Bacak
    Honc, Sister Euphrosine View/Sign Guest Book SISTER EUPHROSINE HONC SAN ANTONIO - Sister Euphrosine Honc, age 92, a Sister of Divine Providence, entered
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      SISTER EUPHROSINE HONC

      SAN ANTONIO - Sister Euphrosine Honc, age 92, a Sister of Divine Providence, entered eternal life on Nov. 25, 2008.

      She was born in Yoakum on April 29, 1916 and became a Sister of Divine Providence at 17 years of age. Sister Euphrosine began her ministerial life at Guardian Angel School in Wallis in 1938.  In the 63 years that followed, she taught in various schools in Okalahoma, Louisiana, and Texas. During this time, she taught elementary and middle school and served as principal at many schools in Texas. Some of her most treasured memories were in creating books and writing songs for the children she loved. In 2006, Sister Euphrosine retired to Our Lady of the Lake Convent Center.

      She is survived by her brother, Valentin Honc and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and six siblings.

      A rosary was recited on Nov 27, 2008 at 4 p.m. and the wake was at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. on Nov 28, 2008. All services were held in Annunciation Chapel at Our Lady of the Lake Convent Center.

      In lieu of flowers, you may wish to make a memorial contribution to the Sisters of Divine Providence, 515 S.W. 24th Street, San Antonio, TX 78207-4619.
       
      Arrangements by The Angelus Funeral Home, 1119 N. St. Mary's Street, San Antonio, Texas 78215.
      Published in the Victoria Advocate on 12/2/2008
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