Obituaries
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Sister Elizabeth Militano, C.S.JB., who served at Providence Rest Nursing Home in the Bronx, died there Oct. 19. She was 88. She had served as a companion to the nursing home residents for the last … more
Sister Rita Doyle, P.B.V.M., who taught in Manhattan and Goshen, died July 28 at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh. She was 96. From 1965 until her retirement from education in 1992 she … more
Brother Alphonse Justin Matuga, F.M.S., who taught in Manhattan and the Bronx, died Dec. 12 at St. Patrick’s Home in the Bronx. He was 89. He was a teacher at St. Ann’s Academy, Manhattan, … more
German Cardinal Karl J. Becker, a longtime Jesuit professor of dogmatic theology and consultant to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, died Feb. 10 in Rome. He was 86. Cardinal Becker … more
Donald Dumler, who played the organ at St. Patrick’s Cathedral for more than four decades, died March 20 in Eden Prairie, Minn. He was 77. He retired in May 2014 with the honorary title … more
Sister Jorene Cieciuch, O.P., a member of the Dominican Sisters of Hope who served at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan for 18 years, died Nov. 24 at the Wartburg in Mount Vernon. She was … more
Sister Katherine Siegel, F.M.S.C., who served as moderator of the lay associates of her province, died March 10 at the infirmary of Mount St. Francis, the motherhouse of the Franciscan Missionary … more
Sister Alice Melchior Biegen, R.S.H.M., who served as a teacher and later ministered to the homeless, died June 15 at Marymount Convent in Tarrytown. She was 78. She began serving the homeless in … more
Sister Ann Johnston, O.P., who served in the archdiocese as a hospital chaplain, religious educator and teacher, died Oct. 19 at Nazareth Living Center in St. Louis. She was 73. She was a chaplain … more
Brother Edward Ignatius Duggan, C.F.C., a longtime professor at Iona College, died Oct. 7 at St. Joseph's Residence Care Center in New Rochelle. He was 82. Brother Edward taught mathematics and then … more
U.S. Cardinal John P. Foley, who spent more than two decades leading the Church’s social communications council and later worked for the Church in the Middle East, died Dec. 11 after a long battle … more
Msgr. Gerald Ryan, who served almost half a century as pastor and then senior priest administrator of St. Luke’s parish in the Bronx, died April 11 at Our Lady of Consolation Residence in … more
Sister Christina Pessolano, C.S.J.B., a longtime teacher at St. John Villa Academy, Staten Island, died Jan. 19 in Providence Rest Nursing Home in the Bronx. She was 87. She taught at St. John … more
Brother Nicholas Aloysius Caffrey, F.M.S., a teacher at Mount St. Michael Academy in the Bronx for five years, died March 10 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx. He was 85. Brother Caffrey taught at … more
Sister Jean Snyder, M.M., who served at Maryknoll Sisters Center for nine years, died Jan. 28 at Maryknoll Sisters Center, Ossining. She was 91. Sister Jean served at Maryknoll, 1992-1996 and … more
Sister Mary Gregory West, P.B.V.M., who served as regional superintendent of schools in Westchester County for five years, died March 25 at Kaplan Family Hospice Residence in Newburgh. She was … more
Sister Joanne Therese Maloney, O.P., who taught at the elementary, high school and college levels in the archdiocese, died June 18 in Siena Hall Infirmary at Dominican Convent in Sparkill. She was … more
Sister Mary Giles Howes, O.P., a former teacher in Manhattan, died Oct. 5 at the motherhouse of the Sinsinawa Dominicans in Sinsinawa, Wis. She was 84. She taught at Corpus Christi School, … more
Sister Margaret Joseph Gillis, O.P., who taught and volunteered at Dominican College for more than 40 years, died Oct. 15 at St. Martin de Porres Infirmary at St. Dominic's Convent in Blauvelt. She … more
Italian Cardinal Lorenzo Antonetti, who died April 10 at the age of 90, dedicated many years as a “diligent colleague” at the Holy See, Pope Francis said. The cardinal had spent more than 35 … more
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