Obituaries

Life

Sister John Catherine Rohe, O.S.F., dies
Apr 15 2014
A funeral Mass for Sister of St. Francis of Philadelphia John Catherine Rohe will be offered April 14 at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. Sister John died April 9.

Lederer, Internet inspiration, dies of cancer at 20
Mar 12 2014
UPDATED Zachary Lederer, whose courage in the face of cancer inspired admirers from his Howard County parish to the college basketball world, died at age 20 March 11.

Sister Mary Ann Bozel, D.C., dies
Mar 10 2014
A funeral Mass for Daughter of Charity Mary Ann Bozel was offered March 8 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg

Sister Dolores Baumgartner, S.S.N.D., dies
Mar 04 2014
A funeral Mass for School Sister of Notre Dame Dolores Baumgartner will be offered March 6.

Sister Mary Augusta Von Drehle, D.C., dies
Feb 28 2014
A funeral Mass for Daughter of Charity Sister Mary Augusta Von Drehle was offered Feb. 22.

Actor’s addictions, lifestyle raise questions about Catholic funeral
Feb 20 2014
Talented. Troubled. Tragic. Words that could be used to describe Philip Seymour Hoffman’s life, addiction and demise.

Sister Kathleen Ashe, O.P., dies
Feb 19 2014
A funeral Mass for Sinsinawa Dominican Sister Kathleen “Kaye” Ashe will be offered March 1.

Loyola University remembers basketball pioneer Lacy
Feb 17 2014
Jim Lacy, who put what is now Loyola University Maryland on the college basketball map after World War II, died Feb. 15 at age 87.

Hackerman remembered as supporter of Catholic education
Feb 12 2014
Philanthropist Willard Hackerman is being remembered in the Archdiocese of Baltimore as a generous supporter of Catholic education.

Sister Mary Jacinta Robson, R.S.M., dies
Feb 11 2014
A funeral Mass for Sister of Mercy Mary Jacinta Robson is to be held Feb. 13 at Mercy Villa’s chapel in Woodbrook. She died Feb. 7. She was 88.

Sister Angelina Pepe, M.P.F., dies
Feb 04 2014
A funeral Mass for Sister Angelina Pepe, a member of the Religious Teachers Filippini, was offered Jan. 28.

Sister Irma Francis Godsil, O.S.F., dies
Jan 29 2014
A funeral Mass for Sister of St. Francis of Philadelphia Irma Francis Godsil was to be offered Jan. 29.

Father Norbert Rackensperger, O.F.M. Conv., dies
Jan 28 2014
A funeral Mass for Conventual Franciscan Father Norbert Rackensperger was offered Jan. 21.

Sister Cecilia Rose, D.C., dies
Jan 24 2014
A funeral Mass for Daughter of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul Cecilia Rose will be offered Jan. 25

M. Francella Shaughnessy, I.H.M., dies
Jan 20 2014
A funeral Mass for Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Sister M. Francella Shaughnessy was scheduled for Jan. 18 in Scranton, Pa.