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Second death reported at Greenfield convent, nun remembered for career in education

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Posted at 6:44 PM, Apr 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-13 19:46:09-04

GREENFIELD — Another nun has died at a Greenfield convent after four tested positive for COVID-19.

Sister Mary Regine Collins died on April 6 after she tested positive for coronavirus.

Regine made her first profession in Milwaukee back in 1944 and dedicated her career to helping educational services in Milwaukee and Green Bay.

She taught at grade schools, a high school, and even Mount Mary University.

According to the convent, "Sister Regine was a renowned artist. One of her creations was a wood carving dedicated to the SSND foundress, Blessed Theresa Gerhardinger. It is currently displayed in the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore, Maryland."

This is the second death reported from School Sisters of St. Francis living at the Our Lady of the Angels convent in Greenfield. Sister Marie June Skender also died on April 7.

At the time, administrators told TMJ4 News there were four other positive tests of COVID-19 at the convent. We're working on learning if there are more cases.

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