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Sister Mary Laurene Favre RSM

28 March, 191611 October, 2020

Sister Mary Laurene Favre, RSM, went peacefully to be with her God on October 11, 2020, at Catherine McAuley Convent in Barling. She was born March 28, 1916, to Leo and Josephine Ficker Favre.

Sister was 104 years old and a Sister of Mercy for 87 years. Sister Mary Laurene entered Sisters of Mercy Community in Webster Groves, Missouri on September 8, 1933. Starting in 1936, Sister Mary Laurene was an elementary school teacher for forty-two years at schools in Fort Smith, Hot Springs, Little Rock, Eldorado, and Tontitown, Arkansas. She supervised the dietary department for two years at the Motherhouse in St. Louis, and spent eleven years at St. Joseph Hospital, Hot Springs in the Medical Records Department. Sister Mary Laurene has lived at Catherine McAuley Convent since 1992.

Sister was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Josephine Ficker Favre, six brothers, Father Alphonse Favre, CSSP, Lee, Carl, John, Joe, and Peter (Pete) and four sisters, Sister Mary Winifred Favre, RSM, Sister Mary Frances, Katie, and Caroline. Sister is survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins and the members of her Mercy Community.

Funeral Mass will be on Friday 10/16/20. The funeral and burial will be private

Father William Elser will celebrate the Funeral Mass for his fifth-grade teacher per her request.

  • FAMILY

  • Leo Favre, Father (deceased)
  • Josephine Ficker Favre, Mother (deceased)
  • Father Alphonse Favre, CSSP, Brother (deceased)
  • Lee Favre, Brother (deceased)
  • Carl Favre, Brother (deceased)
  • John Favre, Brother (deceased)
  • Joe Favre, Brother (deceased)
  • Peter "Pete" Favre, Brother (deceased)
  • Sister Mary Winifred Favre, RSM, Sister
  • Sister Mary Frances, Sister (deceased)
  • Katie Favre, Sister (deceased)
  • Caroline Favre, Sister (deceased)
  • Sister is survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins and the members of her Mercy Community.

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Cherrie Tutt

October 26, 2020

Sister Laurene, You will be missed. You helped me so much when I first started at Mercy Crest in dietary. I have missed our talks since I left. God Speed Sister.

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