Sr. Alice Whitehead IBVM
Sister Alice (Virginia) Whitehead, 103 years of age, devoted member of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary for 84 years died on January 11, 2017, in the Rainbow Hospice at Resurrection Hospital. Her parents, Alice G. (Gainor) and Thomas F. Whitehead and her siblings May Ladd and Thomas preceded her in death. Alice is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and their children. Alice was passionate about education, reading and research. She taught in Loretto Schools across the USA, St. Francis HS in Wheaton, Boylan in Rockford, St. Joseph in Westchester and Presentation College in SD. Sr. Alice loved to read, organize libraries, and served as an Archivist and Librarian. Visitation Tuesday, January 17, Loretto Convent, 1600 Somerset Lane, Wheaton, IL 60189, from 9:30 AM until Funeral Liturgy at 11:00 AM followed by burial in St. Michael Cemetery in Wheaton. Donations to the IBVM Office of Development at Loretto Convent would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements by Williams-Kampp, 630-668-0016.
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