Sister Mary Auguste Biache, who served in education in the Diocese of Wilmington, died July 21 in Lodi, N.J. She was 75 and had been a Felician sister for 58 years.
Born in New Jersey, Sister Auguste ministered primarily in education. She was a teacher on the elementary and secondary levels, and she was a principal. In the Diocese of Wilmington, she taught at St. Hedwig School from 1967-73. She also worked in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connectict.
She also ministered as a director of religious education, and she did administrative and clerical work in healthcare for several years. Sister Auguste also was director of retirement and a director of associates for her congregation. While living in Lodi, she tutored international sister studying at Felician University. She also started a website to provide updates on the lives of Lodi Felicians.
Funeral services for Sister Auguste were held in Lodi in July.