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Sr. Columba Moseley Passes

Sister Columba Moseley, OSB, entered into eternal life on May 7, 2014 at St. Scholastica Monastery, Fort Smith. LaDelle Maugaruite was born on January 5, 1919 to Charles and Mabel (Freville) Moseley in Shreveport, La. She entered St. Gertrude’s Convent in Covington, La., in 1934, becoming a novice on January 5, 1935, and receiving the name of Sister Columba. In 1971, she transferred to St. Scholastica Monastery in Fort Smith. For a number of years, she taught mathematics in high schools and Westark College. After she retired, she volunteered in accounting at the Community Clearinghouse, Fort Smith, for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Father Stan Moseley, OSB, of St. Joseph Abbey in Covington. She is survived by her religious family.

Sister Columba’s funeral Mass was held on May 9, 2014 with Father David McKillin, OSB presiding.


Sr. Columba Moseley
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