Former Mercy Hospital chief dies

Sister Mary Lucia. Photo: ODT (file)
Sister Mary Lucia. Photo: ODT (file)

Former Mercy Hospital chief executive Sister Mary Lucia has died.

Mary Ellen Hartstonge (Sister Mary Lucia, RSM) died on Tuesday at Ross Home in Dunedin. 

She was in her 63rd year of religious profession.

A Requiem Mass for Sr Lucia will be celebrated at Holy Name Church in North Dunedin at 11am tomorrow.

An obituary in the Otago Daily Times will follow.

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