Sister Pauline Belanger, OSU

Sr. Pauline Belanger, OSU

June 7, 1925 – April 10, 2024

Waterville: Sister Pauline Belanger, OSU, died peacefully on April 10, 2024, in Waterville, Maine. She was 98 years old.

The daughter of Salomon and Olive (Cyr) Belanger, she was born June 7, 1925, in St. David, Maine. She entered the Ursuline community on July 16,1943, and professed her vows on Jan. 16,1946. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the College of New Rochelle and a master’s degree in art from Sienna Heights University.

Sister Pauline was a much respected and well-loved art teacher during her many decades of ministry in Maine, Massachusetts and New York. In Maine, she taught at Notre Dame School in Waterville, St. Mary’s School in Lewiston, and St. John’s Catholic School in Brunswick. In Massachusetts, she taught at Ursuline academies in Springfield and Dedham. She also taught at St. Angela Merici School in Bronx, New York.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her nine siblings.

A private interment will be held at St. Angela Way Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Ursuline Sisters Retirement Fund, 353 S. Sappington Road, St. Louis, MO 63122 or Ursuline Sisters, 1 St. Angela Way, Waterville, Maine 04901.