26 deaths in 3 US convents, as nuns confront the pandemic

The Felician Sisters chapel is shown in Livonia, Mich., Thursday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

From top row left, Sisters Mary Luiza Wawrzyniak, Celine Marie Lesinski, Mary Estelle Printz, Thomas Marie Wadowski, Mary Patricia Pyszynski, Mary Clarence (Adeline) Borkoski and Rose Mary Wolak; from bottom row left, Sisters Mary Janice (Margaret) Zolkowski, Mary Alice Ann Gradowski, Victoria Marie Indyk, Mary Martinez (Virginia) Rozek, Mary Madeleine (Frances) Dolan and Mary Danatha (Danuta) Suchyta. The 13 nuns died from COVID-19 in April and May 2020 at the Felician Sisters convent in Livonia, Mich. (Felician Publications/via AP)

LIVONIA, Michigan — At a convent near Detroit, 13 nuns have died of COVID-19. The toll is seven at a center for Maryknoll sisters in New York, and six at a Wisconsin convent that serves nuns with fading memories.