May They Rest in Peace: Sr. Bernadine (John Vianney) Dominick, SSJ-TOSF

Sr. Bernadine (John Vianney) Dominick, SSJ-TOSF, 87, passed away July 22, 2019. 

She was the beloved daughter of Leon and Ann (nee Trendell) (both deceased); loving sister of Loretta Margaret Cavender (Clyde), and the following deceased: Leon Francis Dominick, Rev. Bernard Joseph Dominick, Rita Rose Dominick, Mary Ann LaFountain and Therese Goblewski; cherished aunt and great aunt of many. Sr. Bernardine is survived by the Sisters of Saint Joseph, Third Order of Saint Francis with whom she shared her life for 69 years.

Mass of Christian Burial was at St. Joseph Chapel at Marymount Congregational Home, Garfield Heights, Ohio, on Friday, July 26, 2019.
Sr. Bernadine (John Vianney) Dominick, SSJ-TOSF

During those years Sr. Bernardine ministered as a teacher in Ohio and Michigan. From 1976 to 1984 she served as President of the congregation. Later she moved to California and became the director of Casa Vincentia. From 1996 to 2002 Sr. Bernardine began a retreat ministry called The Center, in Bartlett, Illinois. In her retirement years, Sr. Bernardine lived in Rochester Hills, Michigan where she was very active in her parish and enjoyed hosting book study groups.

Sr. Bernardine will be remembered for her deep spirituality and faith life, her warm sense of hospitality, and her adventurous nature to push beyond the boundaries.

Visitation was held at St. Joseph Chapel at Marymount Congregational Home, 12215 Granger Road, Garfield Hts., OH 44125 on Friday, July 26, 2019, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Sisters of Saint Joseph-TOSF at the address listed above. Online condolences may be submitted at

Condolences may be sent to: Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis, 12215 Granger Rd., Garfield Heights, OH 44125.