Utica, NY (WIBX) - The St. Elizabeth Medical Center Foundation has established the Sister Rose Vincent Legacy Fund. Officials say several lead gifts from donors in the community have been made to begin the fund to ensure that her legacy lives on forever at the Medical Center.

The intent is for the endowment fund to grow to support projects, programs and services that will allow the hospital to continue the Sister's work of advocating for those in need.

The former President and CEO of St. Elizabeth Medical Center passed away on November 23rd.

For more information on the fund, call the SEMC Foundation at 734-4440 or log onto www.stemc.org/foundation.