Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals’ Heritage Society Inducts Four Members Including Peggy Huskey Marshall

January 31, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – January 31, 2008 – Four new members have been named to the Heritage Society of Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals.  J. Michael Kapp, the late Peggy Huskey Marshall, R. Mac Stidham, and John Stevenson, Ph.D., were recently inducted into this prestigious group. Established by Providence in 2003, the Heritage Society recognizes its most committed supporters who have generously given their time, talent, and knowledge over the years to further the mission of the hospitals.

Peggy Huskey Marshall was employed as a registered nurse at Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals from 1967 until she retired in 1997. Marshall came to Providence to serve as a staff nurse and soon accepted a supervisor’s position.  In November 1998, she began ministry as a volunteer with the hospitals’ Employee Health department until shortly before her death.

Previous Providence Heritage Society inductees include:  Norman J. Arnold, Sister Mary Patricia Barrett, CSA, the late William W. Bruner, Sr., William D. Foiles, John W. Folsom, Jack S. Graybill, William B. Harley, the late Julian Hennig, Jr., Walter M. Keenan, James M. Maloney, Betsy McKay, Thomas N. McLean, the late Ben R. Morris, the late Right Reverend Monsignor Martin C. Murphy, Julian J. Nexsen, William L. Otis, Jr., the late R. Roy Pearce, William A. Pollard, Sister Mary Patricia Rogers, CSA, John C.B. Smith, Jr., John M. Stover, G. Cameron Todd, Sister Mary Jacob Yelcho, CSA, and the late Mr. & Mrs. James B. Younginer.

Owned by the Sisters of Charity Health System,,  Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals is known statewide for its compassionate care.   Our non-profit organization is licensed for 304 beds and is comprised of four entities: Providence Hospital, Providence Heart Institute, Providence Hospital Northeast and Providence Orthopaedic & Neuro Spine Institute. A faith-based health care facility in the Midlands area of South Carolina, Providence employs more than 1,600 caring individuals.