Obituaries

Life

Capuchin Franciscan Father Bernard Finerty Cumberland’s troubadour priest dies at 79
Jan 30 2015
For many Cumberland-area Catholics of recent years, Christmas wasn’t quite complete until they heard Capuchin Franciscan Father Bernard Finerty’s rendition of “Silent Night.”

Former Dundalk pastor who ‘gave everything he had’ dies at 77
Jan 28 2015
Father Richard P. Wojciechowski, former longtime pastor of Christ the King in Dundalk and a well-known chaplain for the Baltimore County Police, died Jan. 20.

Sister Mary Cabrini Daulizio, R.S.M., dies
Jan 26 2015
A funeral mass for Religious Sister of Mercy Mary Cabrini Daulizio was held Jan. 22.

Sister Mary Beniti, C.S.C., dies
Jan 26 2015
Sister of the Holy Cross Mary Beniti died Jan. 13 at Saint Mary’s Convent in Notre Dame, Ind.

Sister Rosemary (Gianetta) Nevy, O.S.U., dies
Jan 20 2015
A funeral Mass for Ursuline Sister Rosemary (Gianetta) Nevy was offered Dec. 19 in Louisville, Ky.

Sister Charlotte Lagnese, OSF, dies
Jan 16 2015
A funeral Mass for Franciscan Sister Charlotte Lagnese will be offered Jan. 19

Sister Annunciata Bleil, O.S.F., dies
Jan 14 2015
Sister Annunciata was known as the "shoe lady" at the Franciscan Center in Baltimore.

Deacon Walker, pro-life advocate, dies at 69
Jan 06 2015
Deacon George William “Bill” Walker Jr., who served many years at Our Lady of the Fields in Millersville and was a passionate pro-life advocate, died Jan. 1.

Mark Pacione, ‘giant’ in youth ministry, dies at 60
Dec 30 2014
Mark D. Pacione, a nationally respected leader in youth and young adult ministry, died suddenly Dec. 29.

Father Hipsley, former Cumberland pastor and prison minister, dies at 76
Dec 18 2014
Father Milton A. Hipsley Jr., a former longtime pastor and beloved Cumberland-area prison chaplain, died Dec. 17.

Sister Mary Pagano, M.P.F., dies
Dec 16 2014
A funeral Mass was offered Dec. 9 for Religious Teachers Filippini Sister Mary Pagano at Villa Walsh in Morristown, N.J.

Deacon Beimel dies at 88
Dec 10 2014
Deacon LeRoy W. Beimel Sr., 88, whose decades of ministry at Holy Trinity in Glen Burnie were marked by a deep concern for the sick and shut-ins, died Nov. 26.

Former Baltimore pastor, Father Lover, dies at 90
Dec 10 2014
Redemptorist Father Lawrence E. Lover, a former Baltimore pastor and an expert in canon law, died Dec. 6.

Sister Mary Catherine Vukmanic, O.S.U., dies
Dec 03 2014
A funeral Mass was offered Nov. 26 for Ursuline Sister Mary Catherine Vukmanic.

Sister Elizabeth Hoffer, S.S.N.D., dies
Nov 24 2014
A funeral Mass for School Sister of Notre Dame Elizabeth Hoffer was offered Nov. 3.