Sister Antonine Powers, 76, St. Francis School...


Sister Antonine Powers, 76, St. Francis School teacher

Sister M. Antonine Powers, a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Baltimore for 59 years, died July 27 of a stroke while vacationing in Sitka, Alaska. She was 76.

Born in Northampton, Mass., Sister Antonine taught at the St. Francis School for Special Education on Maryland Avenue for 25 years. She retired in 1986.

Earlier, she taught elementary school for 20 years in Richmond and Norfolk, Va.; Wilmington, N.C.; and Harlem and East Meadows, N.Y.

She received a bachelor's degree in education from Mount St. Agnes College in 1959. She studied special education in the graduate division of Loyola College in Baltimore and took classes at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11 a.m. today at the Motherhouse of the Franciscan Sisters of Baltimore, 3725 Ellerslie Ave.

Many nephews and nieces survive.

Louise U. Weatherly, 73, active in church, community

Louise Unglesbee Weatherly, a Maryland native who was active in her church, died Monday of a heart attack while in North Carolina. The Ellicott City resident was 73.

Born Louise Unglesbee in Mount Airy, she moved to the Edmondson Village area of West Baltimore in 1941 and began work with the Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. that year.

She and John Ledrew Weatherly were married in 1944, and seven years later, she became a homemaker. The couple moved to Howard County in the 1960s.

Mrs. Weatherly was active with many civic groups and West Baltimore Methodist Church.

Services were conducted yesterday.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Linda Bennett of Westminster and Judy Meyers of Shrewsbury, Pa.; a sister, Marie Henderson of Catonsville; and two grandchildren.

Pub Date: 8/03/96

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