Sister Mary Rachel Durand OSU
Sister Mary Rachel Durand OSU was born in Stratford in 1918, the daughter of Remi and Rachel (LaPorte) Durand. She entered the Ursuline Sister in Chatham in 1938. During those years she served the Ursuline Community as a teacher and principal in Windsor, Dublinm Tilbury, Parkhill, Wallaceburg and Chatham. Following her retirement, she served as Treasurer at "The Pines" and at Villa Angela. She moved to the Health Care Facility at Villa Angela in 2013 where she is always grateful for the excellent care she receives. Sister Mary Rachel has been an Ursuline Sister for 79 years.