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Dominican Sister of Peace, Sister Catherine “Kay”(Sr. Mary Leonard) Burland died at Mohun Health Care Center, Columbus, OH on Thursday, July 12, 2018. She was born in 1934 in New Haven, CT and in 1953 entered the congregation of St. Mary of the Springs, now the Dominican Sisters of Peace. Sr. Kay earned her degree from the College of St. Mary of the Springs (now Ohio Dominican University). She taught in schools in Connecticut, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, in Steubenville and Wintersville, OH and in the Columbus diocese at St. James the Less and Our Lady of Peace. She also ministered at St. George Hospital in Cincinnati. She was preceded in death by her parents Edward Burland and Helen Kenny Burland. She is survived by her sister, Frances Rehwaldt and her nieces Helen and Katie Rehwaldt.
A Vigil of Remembrance Service will be held on Wednesday, July 18 at 4:45 PM at the Dominican Sisters of Peace Motherhouse Chapel, Columbus, OH with the wake continuing until 7:00 PM. The funeral liturgy will be held at the Dominican Sisters of Peace Motherhouse Chapel on Thursday, July 19 at 9:00 AM, followed by burial at St. Joseph Cemetery by EGAN RYAN FUNERAL HOME. Memorial gifts in Sr. Catherine’s memory may be sent to the Dominican Sisters of Peace, Office of Mission Advancement, 2320 Airport Dr. Columbus, OH 43219 or submitted securely at oppeace.org.