Mercy Sister Maris Stella Mogan has died

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Mercy Sister Maris Stella Mogan died Monday, April 18, 2022, at the Mercy Convent in Nashville after an extended illness. A Sister of Mercy for 68 years, she was 90 years old.

Locally, she is best-known for TV commercials to promote St. Mary’s Medical Center made with UT and NFL star Peyton Manning. The two had an easy rapport.

A private funeral will be held at Mercy Convent in Nashville, followed by burial at Calvary Cemetery. Sister Maris Stella held positions in education in many Catholic schools in Tennessee and served in health care at St. Mary Medical Center in Knoxville.

She had a special concern for the poor and homeless and was known as the “Angel of Mercy.” Her sibling Sister Thomasetta Mogan RSM also worked at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Additional obituary info is here.

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