Sister Isolina Ferre

 

 

Age: 85

 

Summary: Catholic nun known as the "Mother Teresa of Puerto Rico" for her humanitarian work who earned the Presidential Medal of Freedom for establishing charitable centers in New York, Appalachia, and Puerto Rico.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: September 5, 1914

 

Died: August 3, 2000

 

Location: Ponce, Puerto Rico