Sr. Jean Denomme, OP
Sr. Jean Denomme, OP, formerly Sr. Jean Bernard Denomme, was born in Detroit to Richard and June (Penney) Denomme. Her grandparents are Maxime and Rose (Durand) Denomme.
She graduated from Dominican High School in Detroit and received a bachelor’s degree in Latin from Siena Heights College (University) in Adrian, a master of education from the University of San Francisco, and a master’s in economics from Wayne State University.
Sr. Denomme ministered in Michigan, California, Illinois, South Carolina and Florida. She spent 22 years in Michigan, including as adult education teacher at Project C3 in Detroit (1980-84), Marygrove College and Detroit Public Schools (1985-87), Higginbotham Education in Detroit (1987-92), and as department head at Community Based East Adult Education in Detroit (1992-96). She was a consultant for one year at Schott Communities/University of Detroit Mercy.
She died July 29 in Philadelphia. She was 83 and in the 64th year of her religious profession.