MANITOWOC, Wis. — Services for Sister Judith Norwick of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Convent, 2409 South Alverno Road, Manitowoc.

Sister Judith, 79, died Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at Holy Family Convent. 

The former Judith Ann Norwick was born April 26, 1940, in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, the daughter of the late John and Dorothy (Schneider) Norwick. She entered the Convent in 1956 and professed her vows in 1959. Sister Judith earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree at Holy Family College, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Sister Judith ministered as an elementary teacher at St. Joseph, Oneida; St. Joseph, Sturgeon Bay; and St. John, Antigo, all in Wisconsin, and at St. Francis de Sales, Manistique, Michigan. Sister Judith was also involved in parish ministry at Sacred Heart, Point Pleasant, West Virginia and St. Louis Catholic Church, Gallipolis, Ohio. She was the mission effectiveness coordinator at St. Paul Home, Kaukauna, Wisconsin, and was a staff member at St. Joseph Retirement Community, West Point, Nebraska. Sister Judith spent time at St. Francis of Assisi in Greenwood helping in the school and parish. She also ministered to the Sisters at Holy Family Convent, particularly to the Sisters in St. Rita Health Center, assisting with various tasks. 

Survivors include Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity and her siblings, J. Thomas Norwick, Mary Jean (James) Nussbaum, Karen (Steven) Blatz, Stephen (Marge) Norwick and Patrice (Michael) Pajerski. Nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Dorothy (Schneider) Norwick, and one brother, David. 

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Convent. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday.

The Rev. Hilary Brzezinski, O.F.M., will officiate at the services.

Burial will be in Holy Family Convent Cemetery in Manitowoc.

Memorial contributions may be made to support retired Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, in care of FSCC Retirement Fund, Holy Family Convent, 2409 S. Alverno Road, Manitowoc, WI 54220.

Pfeffer Funeral Home of Manitowoc is in charge of arrangements.

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