Obituaries
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Ellen Lukas, a journalist, author and editor, died Aug. 26 at her home in New York City. She was 76. She was a U.N. correspondent for Newsweek and later served as a news analyst for U.N. … more
Deacon John Munnick, who served at Corpus Christi parish in Port Chester, died Nov. 6. He was 66. Known as Deacon Jack, he was ordained to the diaconate in 1979. At Corpus Christi, he served over … more
Emilia Ursula Mary Yatkauskas, mother of Father Matthew Yatkauskas, a priest of the archdiocese, died Jan. 6 at her home in Little River, S.C. She was 87. Born in Ridgewood, Queens, she worked in … more
Father James J. Fischer, S.J., a former president of Regis High School in Manhattan, died April 11 at Murray-Weigel Hall in the Bronx. He was 90. He was president of Regis from 1980 to 1992, the … more
Regina Marie Stapleton Smith, better known as “Jeannie,” who served as director of development at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodie, died on Feb. 11 at White Plains Hospital. She was 67. She … more
Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen, who attended the Second Vatican Council and became a pioneer in the ecumenical movement and later offered a pacifist voice to war and the production of nuclear … more
Sister Susan Ostrowski, O.P., who taught at Our Lady of Refuge School in the Bronx in the 1980s, died Nov. 15 at St. Dominic Villa, Hazel Green, Wis. She was 65. She taught at Our Lady of Refuge, … more
Msgr. Michael J. Wrenn, pastor emeritus of St. John the Evangelist parish in Manhattan and founder of what is now St. Joseph's Seminary Institute of Religious Studies in Dunwoodie, died Oct. 26 at … more
Sister Catherine Cussen, M.M., who served in Central America for 38 years, died Oct. 17 at Maryknoll Residential Care in Ossining. She was 85. She went to Panama in 1951, studying language for two … more
Sister Anthony Clare McGuire, S.A., who served for 18 years as secretary general of the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement, died Jan. 14 at St. Francis Convent at Graymoor in Garrison. She was 92. … more
Sister Mary Robert Ashley, S.A., who was assistant house superior at St. Francis Convent at Graymoor for five years, died July 20 at the convent in Garrison, where she resided. She was 90. She was … more
Father Francis Schexnayder, M.M., a missioner to Taiwan, died there Dec. 11. He was 77. He was first assigned to Taiwan in 1964 following his ordination and spent most of his ministry there, … more
Father Edward M. Wroblewski, M.M., who served as a missioner to Africa, died April 16 at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow. He was 88. In 1957, he was assigned to Tanzania, serving there … more
Father Alfred M. Croke, a retired priest who was a former pastor of St. Aloysius parish, Livingston Manor, and St. Sylvia, Tivoli, died Feb. 2. He was 86. Cardinal Dolan offered the Funeral Mass … more
Father Paul Minchak, O.F.M. Cap., who was a missioner to Guam and Hawaii for more than 30 years, died Jan. 15 in Dobbs Ferry. He was 73. He served at parishes in Hawaii, 1984-2013, and Guam, … more
Sister Theresa Mary McPartland, O.P., who served as a principal and teacher in the archdiocese, died Dec. 19 at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. She was 84. Sister Theresa Mary served as principal of … more
Sister Mary Heyser, R.S.H.M., who served as alumnae chaplain of Marymount College of Fordham University in Tarrytown for nine years, died Nov. 4 at Marymount Convent in Tarrytown. She was … more
Brother John G. Driscoll, C.F.C., who served for 24 years as president of Iona College and led a broad expansion of the college in academics and athletics, died Sept. 21 at St. Joseph’s Care Center … more
Msgr. Edward J. Donovan, a prison chaplain for 38 years, died Oct. 23 at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. He was 80. Auxiliary Bishop Dominick J. Lagonegro, co-vicar of Orange County and … more
Sister Emily Azzolino, O.P., who taught in many schools in the archdiocese, died Oct. 24 in Siena Hall Infirmary of Dominican Convent, Sparkill. She was 95. A teacher of art, English and French, … more
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