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September 21 - Mother Borromeo Dies (Click To Watch Video)
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Mother Borromeo
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St. Luke's opens at 8th and Main streets in Davenport. Mother Borromeo, founder of Mercy Hospital, dies of cancer at age 42. She is buried in a cemetery on the hospital grounds. Later a chapel is built on her gravesite.