Sister Jean Juliano died on May 28, 2020 at Seton Residence in Evansville, Indiana. Sister Jean was buried in St. Joseph Cemetery in Evansville. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date.
Sister Jean was born on April 21, 1931 in Standardville, Utah and was the daughter of John and Mary Lucia (Nick) Juliano. Sister graduated from Carbon High School in Price, Utah in 1949 and entered the Daughters of Charity in St. Louis, Missouri in 1950.
After initial formation, Sister Jean served as a teacher at St. Theresa School in New Orleans, Louisiana; St. Vincent High School in Perryville, Missouri; Immaculate Conception Academy in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico; and Marillac High School in Northfield, Illinois. She studied Sociology, History and Spanish at Fontbonne College in St. Louis and received an MA in Educational Administration from the University of Chicago. She continued to serve in the education ministry as Principal of Cathedral Schools in Natchez, Mississippi and Marillac High School in Northfield, Illinois. In 1978, Sister Jean began her ministry as an Elderly Outreach Worker at Marillac Social Center in Chicago and at St. Margaret Services in Montgomery, Alabama. In 2002 she was missioned to Jackson, Mississippi to work for the Diocese in Hispanic Ministry. During this time, she served as an advocate in the State Legislature and wrote a bi-monthly column for the Diocesan newspaper. In 2010 Sister was missioned to Evansville, Indiana where she taught ESL and was involved in other outreach services until she came to Seton Residence in 2016 to serve in the Ministry of Prayer.
Sister was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers Elvin, Samuel, Frank and Vincent Juliano; she is survived by her sister-in-law, Sharon Juliano; nieces; nephew; her Sisters in Community; and many friends.