Obituaries

Life

Founder of PRIDE program dies at 72
May 12 2015
Mary Jo Hutson, the driving force behind the development of a Catholic school program for students with documented learning disabilities in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, died May 9 after a five-month battle with brain cancer.

Fellow priests remember Monsignor Collopy for his kind, prayerful heart
May 12 2015
Monsignor John C. Collopy was remembered for his immense personal warmth.

Sister Maura Walsh, M.H.S.H., dies
May 07 2015
A funeral Mass for Sister Maura Walsh, a member of Baltimore’s Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart for 69 years, will be held May 8.

Sister Mary Ann Walsh, woman of faith, writer, spokeswoman, dies at 68
May 01 2015
Mercy Sister Mary Ann Walsh, who went from hometown schoolteacher to Vatican correspondent, died April 28.

Fleeting peace as Baltimore pays final respects to Freddie Gray
Apr 27 2015
For four hours April 27, Freddie Gray Jr. was patiently and prayerfully memorialized.

Deacon Robert J. Hacker remembered for putting faith first
Apr 27 2015
Deacon Robert J. Hacker, who was for many years assigned to pastoral care at now-closed Church Hospital in Baltimore’s Washington Hill neighborhood, was remembered as a man completely dedicated to God and his family.

Sister Annamae Haran, I.H.M., dies
Apr 27 2015
A funeral Mass for Sister M. Annamae Haran, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, was offered April 21.

Cardinal George, 78, dies after long fight with cancer
Apr 17 2015
Cardinal Francis E. George, the retired archbishop of Chicago who was the first native Chicagoan to head the archdiocese, died April 17.

Sister Elena Goulding, O.S.F., dies
Apr 15 2015
A funeral Mass for Sister Elena Goulding, of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, was offered April 14.

Mutscheller, steady Baltimore Colt, was a ‘Catholic gentleman’
Apr 14 2015
Former Baltimore Colts player Jim Mutscheller died April 10 of kidney failure.

Sister Helen Marie Lutz, O.S.U., dies
Apr 06 2015
A funeral Mass for Ursuline Sister Helen Marie Lutz was offered March 25 at the Ursuline Motherhouse in Louisville, Ky.

Discussing death with your children
Mar 23 2015
Ask any parent about his or her top priority in life and most of their answers will be same: their children.

Sister Marilyn Spellman, S.U.S.C., dies
Mar 20 2015
Holy Union Sister Marilyn Spellman, who served in Baltimore, died March 11. She was 81.

Cardinal Egan’s ‘pearl of great price’ described as his faith in Jesus
Mar 11 2015
“His ‘pearl of great price’ his faith in Jesus Christ,” New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said.

Trinitarians remember Father Dorn as compassionate soul, computer whiz
Mar 11 2015
Trinitarian Father John Leo Dorn was a Baltimore native who served as pastor and associate pastor of St. Lawrence Martyr, Jessup, as well as in several leadership roles.