Sister Carolyn (Mary Rose) Quint, OSB
August 19, 1934 - March 10, 2000
Sister Carolyn Quint, 65, a Benedictine Sister of Mount St. Scholastica, died at Dooley Center, Friday, March 10, 2000. Mass of Christian Burial was March 14 followed by burial in the monastic cemetery.
Carolyn, born in St. Joseph, Missouri, August 19, 1934, was the tenth of eleven children of Jacob John and Rose Meier Quint. She attended St. James parish school and the Convent of the Sacred Heart. In 1958, she joined the Benedictine Sisters and made her monastic profession in 1960.
Sister Carolyn held a bachelor of science degree from Mount St. Scholastica College and a master of science in education from Creighton University, Omaha, Nebr. She taught in parish schools in Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Missouri, and Iowa. She was principal of St. Mary's, Panama, Iowa, for four years and also at Holy Trinity, Lenexa for four years. While in Panama, Sister Carolyn was elected vice-president and then president of the Sisters Council of the Des Moines diocese; she was also an appointed member of the budget committee for the diocese.
In 1980, Sister Carolyn became an associate professor in the education department of Benedictine College and served as chairperson of the department from 1984 to 1987. During this time she was a member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and served as a consultant and evaluator for the Kansas State Department of Education. In 1986-1987 she was president of the Kansas Association of Private Colleges of Teachers of Education.
Sister Carolyn was appointed treasurer of the Benedictine Sisters in 1989, a position in which she was active until the last few weeks of her illness. She was a Board Member of (NATRI) The National Association of Treasurers of Religious Institutes, and served as a financial consultant for religious communities.
Sister Carolyn is survived by five sisters , Sister Rosemary Quint, Atchison; Leona Loubey, Vancouver, Wash.; Helen Akin, Oakhurst, Colo., Francis Wright and Theresa Lyons, both of St. Joseph; and three brothers, Albert Quint, Castro Valley, Calif.; Edward Quint, Bellvue, Wash., and Robert Quint, St. Joseph. Two brothers, Fred and Jacob(Jim) preceded her in death.
Memorials may be sent to Mount St. Scholastica, Atchison, Kansas.
Let us remember her gratefully in our prayers.