Sister Dianne Wansley, O.S.B., a member of the Benedictine Sisters of Florida, passed away on Dec. 30.
She came to the Benedictine Sisters of Florida in January 1978 as a live-in volunteer and then joined the Benedictine Sisters in September 1978.
She served the community for 46 years, serving in numerous capacities including as an accomplished iconographer, an artist and a member of the liturgy committee. She also provided spiritual direction for retreatants and was the director of Postulants and Novices (sisters in discernment vow stages) for the Community. She was the organist and pianist for the community, according to a news release from the Benedictine Sisters of Florida.
She also was a music minister for student Masses at Saint Leo University.
Plus, she served as a member of the St. Leo Town Commission.
A Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated on Jan. 7.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to Benedictine Sisters of Florida, P.O. Box 2450, St. Leo, FL 33574.
Published January 11, 2023