Longtime nurse retiring from Miles City hospital, and her daughter's been chosen to replace her
Published 17 days ago by The Billings Gazette

Katie Donnelly, left, is taking over as the outpatient chemotherapy manager at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City, a position her mother, Mary Margaret Friend, right, has held for nearly 38 years. 

Holy Rosary Healthcare President Paul Lewis talks about the $1.1 million remodel of the outpatient chemotherapy center.

Holy Rosary Healthcare President Paul Lewis.

The outpatient chemotherapy center at Holy Rosary Healthcare is undergoing a $1.1 million renovation. 

Katie Donnelly, left, is taking over as the outpatient chemotherapy manager at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City, a position her mother, Mary Margaret Friend, right, has held for nearly 38 years. 

Holy Rosary Healthcare President Paul Lewis.

MILES CITY — “Like mother, like daughter” definitely applies to Mary Margaret Friend and her daughter Katie Donnelly.

Both women are oncology nurses in Miles City. They readily speak of their admiration for each other.

And now the two have a job in common. With Friend retiring after nearly 38 years at Holy Rosary Healthcare, most recently as outpatient chemotherapy manager, Donnelly will take over the post.

“I thought she’d be perfect for the job,” Friend said of her daughter. “She’s compassionate and caring and smart, and everybody I run into loves Katie. She’s the best.”

In an interview with her mother at the ...

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