Sister Virgiose Ozog, 96, a Sister of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis (TOSF) for 76 years, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Ministry St. Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Motherhouse Chapel in Stevens Point, with the Rev. Todd Mlsna officiating. Burial will follow in the convent cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday with a prayer service.
Memorials may be offered to the Sisters of St. Joseph-TOSF.
Pisarski/Dzikoski Funeral Home of Stevens Point assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
The former Mary Ozog was born Nov. 30, 1916, in Chicago, Ill., a daughter of the late Adam and Mary (Ciesla) Ozog.
She entered the community on Aug. 19, 1935, and professed perpetual vows on Aug. 8, 1943.
Sister Ozog was a teacher, principal, supervisor and counselor in Catholic elementary and secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Chicago for 30 years. Other ministries included hospital and community administration, pastoral team member, and religious education of developmentally handicapped children. She retired in 1996 and since 2005 has resided at St. Joseph Motherhouse.
Survivors include nieces and nephews, and the Sisters of St. Joseph-TOSF.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Stanley, Walter, John and Edward; and three sisters, Sophie Zuk, Mildred Madej and Angeline Drzal.