September 23, 1937 – July 9, 2023
Sister Anne Eugene Metcalf died on July 9, 2023 in Los Angeles.
Mertice Metcalf was the only child of Carl Metcalf and Elva Reed. She was born in Los Angeles and received her education at Villa Cabrini Academy in Burbank and St. Mary’s Academy. She attended Mount Saint Mary’s College in Los Angeles for one year, and in the fall of 1955, she entered community with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. She received the habit on March 19, 1956 and received the name Sister Anne Eugene.
For all of her years in ministry, Sister Anne Eugene was an educator serving as a teacher and administrator in high schools throughout the Los Angeles Province. She had a great love for education and enjoyed high school students. She had the ability to move into each school and semester with renewed energy and high expectations.
Sister Anne Eugene had a caring heart. She loved her life as a Sister of St. Joseph, balancing a life of prayer and service to and for others. She will always be remembered as a faithful friend to so many.