Obituaries

Life

Sister Marie Joseph Kerr, O.S.F., ministered in nursing
Feb 26 2017
Sister Marie Joseph Kerr ministered at what is now the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson.

Sister Edith Stricker, D.C., religious sister for eight decades, dies at 98
Feb 25 2017
Sister Edith Stricker, D.C., was born in Baltimore and ministered as a Daughter of Charity for 80 years.

School Sister served as Keough principal, college treasurer, provincial leader
Feb 23 2017
School Sister of Notre Dame Dorothy Catherine Arthur died Feb. 8. Her ministry ranged from secondary education to colleges to helping lead her order.

Father Tittler, former Franciscan who became archdiocesan priest, remembered for kindness
Feb 22 2017
Father Leo R. Tittler, who died Feb. 18 at 82, was remembered as a caring and generous priest.

Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe ruling who later became pro-life, dies
Feb 21 2017
Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff “Jane Roe” in the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion virtually on demand, died Feb. 18 at an assisted-living facility in Katy. She was 69.

Sister Theresa Kane, O.S.F., longtime teacher at Immaculate Conception School
Feb 07 2017
Sister Theresa, who taught at Immaculate Conception School in Towson from 1979 until her 2006 retirement, died Feb. 3.

Sister Phyliss Ann Greco, O.S.F., served in parish ministry, social work
Feb 06 2017
A funeral Mass for Sister Phyllis Ann Greco was offered Jan. 27. Sister Phyllis was the former director of social services at Villa St. Michael.

Sister M. Antoinette Bosak, IHM, taught at Catonsville parish school
Jan 26 2017
A funeral Mass for Sister M. Antoinette Bosak, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, was offered Jan. 24 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa.

Sister Maureen Delahunt, D.C., nurse supervisor, dies
Jan 18 2017
A funeral Mass for Daughter of Charity Sister Maureen Delahunt was offered Jan. 10 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg.

Former Ravens’ president remembered for empathy, faith, spirit
Jan 17 2017
Archbishop William E. Lori offered the funeral Mass for David Modell at the Baltimore Basilica Jan. 17.

Paralyzed NYPD officer who spoke of forgiveness dies at 59
Jan 12 2017
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York called McDonald “a prophet, without speaking, of the pro-life cause.”

Sister Mary Alvin Seubott, R.S.M., advocate and caregiver for children, dies
Jan 11 2017
A funeral Mass for Mercy Sister Mary Alvin Seubott was offered Jan. 10 in Savannah, Ga. Sister Alvin devoted much of her ministry to special education.

Father Scanlan, college and church leader, dies at age 85
Jan 09 2017
Franciscan Father Michael Scanlan, whose name is almost synonymous with the Franciscan University of Steubenville, died Jan. 7.

Rob Belanger’s voice fills Nativity one last time
Jan 09 2017
The voice of Robert “Rob” Belanger filled the Church of the Nativity one last time at the funeral Mass for the former music director Jan. 7.

Sister Maura Delaney was a Mercy Sister for 78 years
Dec 16 2016
A funeral Mass for Religious Sister of Mercy Maura Delaney was offered Dec. 9 in the chapel at Mercy Villa in Baltimore.