Sister Cecile Clare Vanderlick, CDP
April 4, 1930 – November 24, 2016
Sister Cecile Clare Vanderlick, CDP, entered eternal life on November 24, 2016 at the age of 86. Bessie Barbara Vanderlick was born April 4, 1930 to Henry J. Vanderlick and Mary Blanche Vermaelen on Bayou Rapides Road in Alexandria, Louisiana.
She answered God’s call to become a Sister of Divine Providence on September 10, 1949 and professed first vows on June 22, 1952. Sister C.C. began her ministerial life as an elementary teacher at St. Joseph School in Abilene, Texas.