The Saint Xavier community mourns the loss of Sr. Pauline Fields, RSM, former manager of SXU’s Campus Bookstore.
Sr. Fields entered the Sisters of Mercy in Chicago in 1945. She worked as a nurse’s aide from 1948 to 1953, and held various convent duties for the next 10 years. She received a certificate in theology from Saint Xavier in 1964, and a degree in business administration in 1977.
In 1964, Sr. Fields began working for SXU as the manager of the Campus Bookstore, a position she held for 36 years. Loved dearly by the staff and administration, Sr. Fields received many awards and accolades for her leadership and hard work. She retired in 2000.
Funeral services have been held. Read Sr. Fields’ obituary and an online guestbook here.