Obituaries

Life

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.

Cardinal Egan, retired archbishop of New York, dies at 82
Mar 05 2015
Cardinal Edward M. Egan, retired archbishop of the New York Archdiocese, died March 5 at age 82, less than a month before his 83rd birthday.

Fellow cleric remembers Father Purvey as ‘old-school priest’
Mar 04 2015
Father J. James Purvey, who served at several parishes in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, was remembered as a priest who could tell a good story and had a special commitment to visiting and anointing the sick.

Sister Melba Beine, O.P., dies
Mar 03 2015
A funeral Mass for Adrian Dominican Sister Melba Beine will be offered March 11 in Adrian, Mich.

Sister Beatrice Wise, D.C., dies
Mar 03 2015
A funeral Mass was offered Feb. 28 for Daughter of Charity Sister Beatrice Wise.

Father Hesburgh’s long shadow extended to Baltimore
Mar 02 2015
Father Theodore M. Hesburgh had considerable influence that was felt in Baltimore and among local Catholics.

Father Theodore Hesburgh, higher education leader, diplomat, dies at 97
Feb 27 2015
Holy Cross Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, who led the University of Notre Dame through a period of dramatic growth, died Feb. 26 at the age of 97.

Sister Clare Carty, O.S.F., dies
Feb 26 2015
A funeral Mass for Franciscan Sister Clare Carty was offered Feb. 20.

Father Thomas W. Lacey, C.Ss.R., dies
Feb 26 2015
A funeral Mass for Redemptorist Father Thomas William Lacey was offered Feb. 26 at the chapel at Stella Maris in Timonium.

Sister M. Agnesine Seluzicki, M.H.S.H., dies
Feb 26 2015
A funeral Mass for Sister Agnesine Seluzicki, a member of the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart for 74 years, was offered Feb. 20

Sister Mary Louise Lynch, champion of social justice, dies at 89
Feb 13 2015
Sister Mary Louise Lynch, a Baltimore native who was the former co-chairwoman of the Baltimore Archdiocesan Justice and Peace Commission, was one week shy of her 90th birthday.

Father Graham, Jesuit priest, ministered in India
Feb 06 2015
Jesuit Father Edgar Graham is remembered as a priest who could be both friend and taskmaster.