Sister Loretta Marie Schultz dies

Sister Loretta Marie Schultz, a teacher for more than 50 years, died of a heart attack on April 22 at Maria Health Care Center in Baltimore. She was 90 years old and had been a professed member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame for 68 years.

Loretta Marie Schultz was born on March 21, 1922, the sixth of eight children to Theresa and John Schultz of Camden. She entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Baltimore in August 1941.

Sister Loretta taught at schools in Baltimore and Pennsylvania. She also taught at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Elementary in Camden, 1962-65.

On retiring from the school setting in 1997, she returned to live in Baltimore and volunteered as a tutor at Caroline Center, the job training and education center for economically disadvantaged women that is sponsored by SSND. After retiring to Villa Assumpta, the residence for retired sisters in Baltimore, she continued to volunteer as a GED tutor for Villa Assumpta employees.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated April 26, in the Chapel at Villa Assumpta. Burial followed at Villa Maria Cemetery in Glen Arm, Md.

Sister Loretta is survived by a brother, Leonard M. Schultz of Hattiesburg, Miss., and several nieces and nephews.

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