Sr. Mack held leadership roles in Bon Secours congregation, health system

April 2024
Sr. Mack

Sr. Anne Marie Mack, CBS, died March 31 — Easter — at age 76. During more than four decades as a Bon Secours sister, she held numerous top leadership roles in the congregation and in many of its health ministries.

Sr. Elaine Davia, CBS, Bon Secours congregation area leader, said in an announcement that Sr. Mack "was a guiding light for many, and the impact of her leadership throughout the years will be felt well into the future."

Sr. Mack entered the Congregation of Sisters of Bon Secours in 1965 and professed her final vows in 1978. She earned her bachelor's of nursing degree from the University of Delaware in Newark and her master's in nursing from Wayne State University in Detroit.

She was a nurse at what was then Bon Secours Hospital in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.

In the congregation, she served in multiple, progressive leadership roles. Among the posts she held was chair of the provincial general assembly, assistant provincial, provincial secretary, associate liaison sister and — from 1997 to 2005 — president of the congregation in the U.S.

Beginning in 2005, she held leadership roles in what was then Bon Secours Health System, including as vice president of mission for two hospitals in Richmond, Virginia. She retired in September 2021 as senior vice president of sponsorship for the Bon Secours Richmond Health System.

She served on the boards of multiple Bon Secours Health subsystems and facilities, including as board president at facilities in Michigan and Virginia.

From 2008 to 2011, she chaired the board of UNANIMA International, a nongovernmental organization of women religious advocating at the United Nations on behalf of vulnerable populations.

Sr. Mack played a key role in founding the Cristo Rey Richmond school for vulnerable children.

Visit the  Bon Secours sisters' website for more information on Sr. Mack.


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