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Sister M. Charlotte Winn

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CUMBERLAND — Mercy Sister Mary Charlotte Winn, 87, of Sumner Brown Road, a retired educator and administrator, died August 26 at Mount St. Rita Health Centre.

Born Mildred Winn in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Margaret (Maher) Winn. She entered the Sisters of Mercy on September 8, 1937 and professed her vows on August 16, 1943.

Sister was assigned to various schools in the dioceses of Fall River and Providence, and served as principal at Mercymount Country Day School, Cumberland, and as religious superior at St. Brendan School, East Providence. She retired in 1995 to Mount St. Rita Health Centre.

Sister Winn is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Joseph, John, and Thomas Winn, Marjorie Hewes and Helen Doyle.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated August 29 in Mount St. Rita Chapel. Burial was in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.