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Verlina Mescher

Verlina Mescher

Sunday, February 28th, 1932 - Sunday, May 17th, 2020
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SISTER VERLINA MESCHER, CPPS

Mescher, Sister Verlina (M. Benet), 85, died peacefully on May 17 at Hospice of Dayton. She was born February 1935 in Maria Stein, OH, and entered the Sisters of the Precious Blood Dayton, OH August 30, 1951. For 69 years she faithfully served God and His people. Private services will be held at the Salem Heights chapel, Dayton, OH, Thursday, May 21, 2020.

Sister Verlina grew up in Maria Stein, the 6th of 13 children. For 30 years, she used her skills in food service at St. Gregory Seminary Cincinnati, St. Thomas Seminary Denver, and for her sisters in Dayton. This was followed by more than 22 years in the Denver area caring for the frail elderly at Aspen Care Center, Francis Heights/Clare Gardens, The Gardens at St. Elizabeth, and in private homes. Sister Verlina joins her parents and 4 siblings in heaven. She is survived by her Precious Blood Community of Sisters, 8 siblings and several generations of nieces and nephews. She is loved and will be missed. Online memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.bakerhazelsnider.com.
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  • Interment

    Location
    Salem Heights Convent Cemetery
    Address
    4960 Salem Avenue

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Janet Paprocki Killick

Posted at 06:03pm
I have many, many wonderful memories of Sr. Verlina. She was the main cook at Salem Heights when I was in formation. She amazed me with her speed and efficiency in serving three very tasty meals everyday to over 200 women and still get to Lauds and Vespers on time! Verlina was at St. Thomas Seminary first year of teaching at All Saints Denver. Because the All Saints convent was sold the summer before school started, we lived at the Seminary and again, Verlina and the sisters prepared meals for me. She was always so attentive and supportive of me during that first year of teaching. Interestingly enough, Verlina was at St. Elzabeth's Gardens when my paternal grandparents had to leave their home and take an apartment at St. Elizabeth's. When I told my grandparents that Sr. Verlina was working there, they immediately became more comfortable and happy with their new home. Verlina's care and devotion to those she served is an inspiration and her deep faith and love of God is a model to follow. God bless the soul of Sr. Verlina.
Janet Paprocki Killick, Denver, Colorado
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Sean Thomas Poland

Posted at 01:41am
Dear Sister Verlina was always there for seminarians at Thomas Seminary in Denver. I remember countless times that class mates would meet with her after lunch and before dinner to discuss personal questions that needed sisterly and feminine point of view. I always respected her and enjoyed the fact that she knew I enjoyed her meals. Sister reminded us of the human aspect in an often dehumanizing society like St Thomas.
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Helen

Posted at 02:12pm
Sad to here of Verlina passing. I remember Dorothy Buening taking her to her first year at Salem Heights.
The many stories she told of her working at places far from where she was born.
Eternal rest upon her soul and may she rest in Peace. Amen

Helen Barhorst
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John O'Rourke

Posted at 12:43pm
I attended St. Thomas Seminary in the mid-70s and remember Sister Verlina fondly. She was always friendly, outgoing, and reasonably tolerated young men goofing off in the kitchen and dining room. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family.

john o'rourke
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Paul Golden

Posted at 12:25pm
I send my condolences to Sister's family and her community. I was the President of St. Thomas Seminary in Denver where she was in charge of the kitchen. She, along with her Sisters, worked tirelessly to feed all the seminarians and keep them happy. She was a kind, gentle, dedicated religious woman. May she rest in the embrace of Jesus her Lord and Savior.
Paul Golden, C.M.
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