Sister Carter, former teacher at St. Peter School, dies at 93

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Sister Mary Samuel Carter, OSU, a native of Columbia, S.C., and a former teacher at St. Peter School from 1969-72, died May 17 at Marion Home in Louisville. She was 93.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated May 20 at the Marion Home. Interment was at St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Sister Carter was born Oct. 20, 1911, in Columbia, the daughter of Samuel and Nell Brooks Carter. She entered the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville community in July of 1939 and began teaching at St. Elizabeth in Louisville in 1941. In addition to St. Peter School, she also taught at Sacred Heart in Conemaugh, Pa., St. Francis de Sales in Morgantown, W.V., St. Peter and Paul in Cumberland, Md., St. Joseph and St. Rita in Louisville, St. Mary and Michael in Madison, Ind., and St. Patrick in North Platte, Neb.

Sister Carter ministered to the sick and elderly at St. Jerome and St. Leonard, both in Louisville.

She is survived by two brothers, William Carter of Columbia and John Carter of Lexington, S.C.; several nieces and nephews; and her Ursuline family.

Memorials may be made to the Ursuline Sisters Development Fund, 3105 Lexington Rd., Louisville, Ky. 40206.