Sister Mary Gertrude Quitugua, Age 88
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Sister Mary Gertrude Quitugua, also known as Isabel Santos Quitugua, entered the Mercy community on Guam on July 2, 1950. During her years of service, Sister Gertrude ministered in education on Guam, teaching at Santa Barbara Catholic School in Dededo and Cathedral Grade School in Hagatna. She also conducted religious education classes (CCD) in Dededo, Yigo, NAS Agana, Tumon, Maina and Agana Cathedral.
In addition, Sister Gertrude served as administrator of Infant of Prague Nursery and Kindergarten for a year. She also served as a pastoral minister/associate in the parishes of Maina, Barrigada, Asan, Umatac and Merizo. In her later years, Sister Gertrude moved to Mercy Care Center in Oka. She is remembered as being very outgoing and friendly, and she will be greatly missed by her community and many friends. She lived her motto: “Love of God conquers all!”Donate in memory of Sister Mary Gertrude Quitugua