Sr. Gladys Carmen Aragon served at Dominican Retreat in McLean

Dominican Sister of Peace Gladys Carmen Aragon died at ODU East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 14. She was born in CienFuegas, Cuba April 18, 1930, and entered the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine de’Ricci, now the Dominican Sisters of Peace, in 1959.

 

Sister Carmen ministered on the staff at Dominican Retreat in McLean for more than 40 years. She also served on the staff in at Dominican Retreat in Albuquerque, N.M.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Pedro Reginaldo Aragon and Maria Caridad Aloma. She is survived by her sisters, Maria Teresa Aragon and Elsa Aragon.

Her body will be received at the Columbus Motherhouse Aug. 22 at 3 p.m. A Vigil of Remembrance Service will be held at 4:45 p.m. with the wake continuing until 7 p.m.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at the Columbus Motherhouse Aug. 23 at 9 a.m., followed by burial at St. Joseph Cemetery. Send memorial gifts in Sister Carmen’s memory to the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43219 or submitted securely at oppeace.org.

 

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