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Ruth Bresnahan McAleer, American priest. Ordained priest Episcopal Church, 1992.

Background

McAleer, Ruth Bresnahan was born on August 18, 1931 in Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Thomas Lawrence Bresnahan and Catharine Elizabeth Donahue.

Education

Bachelor, Barat College, 1976. Master of Arts, Webster University, 1978. Certified, Seabury Western Theological Seiminary, 1991.

Career

Registered Nurse head nurse Peter Bent Brigham Hospital School Nursing, Boston, 1954—1956. Registered Nurse National Institute Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1956—1957, Lake Forest Hospital, Illinois, 1969—1990, hospice director, 1984—1991. Resident chaplain St. Luke's Medical Center, Milwaukee, 1991—1992.

Hospice director Visiting Nurse Association, Detroit, 1993—1995. Rector Grace Church, Ottawa, Canada, 1996—1999. Clergy member pastoral care Christ Church, Overland Park, Kansas, 1999—2004.

Assistant rector pastoral care St. Michael and All Angels, Mission, since 2004. Member ethics committee Lake Forest Hospital, Illinois, 1985—1991, Visiting Nurse Association of Southeast Michigan, 1994—1995, National Hospice Organization, Washington, 1993—1995, St. Luke's South Hospital, Overland Park, Kansas, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Episcopal Church, 1992.

Connections

Married John Joseph McAleer, October 25, 1958 (deceased ). Children: Mary Catharine, John Sheridan, Thomas.

father:
Thomas Lawrence Bresnahan

mother:
Catharine Elizabeth Donahue

spouse:
John Joseph McAleer

child:
Mary Catharine McAleer

child:
John Sheridan McAleer

child:
Thomas McAleer