Sister Alicia, 96, died January 6, 2016 in Rosary Care Center at the Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania. Sister Alicia and her twin sister, Sister Lenore, entered the convent in 1935 from Nativity Parish in Toledo. Sister Alicia earned her degrees from Mary Manse College in Toledo and taught for 41 years in elementary schools in Ohio, Minnesota and Michigan. Sister spent 25 of those years teaching at six different schools in the Diocese of Toledo.
Sister Alicia moved into Rosary Care Center in 2008 with Sister Lenore after caring for their mother and older sister for more than 10 years. She took her Third Age ministry serious of praying every day for the needs of the community, Church and world.