Obituaries
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Gerald M. Costello, the founding editor of three newspapers—including Catholic New York—and a writer who brought insight and clarity to Catholic news for more than 60 years, died July 19 after a battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 90. more
Sister Maria Goretti, F.H.M, who served as commissioner of the archdiocesan Office of Black Ministry for 18 years, died June 29. She was 89.She served as commissioner of the archdiocesan Office of … more
Giovanni Mosconi, a beloved Greenwich Village restaurateur, died June 1 after a short illness. He was 85. The longtime Brooklyn resident owned and operated Monte’s Trattoria and Villa Mosconi … more
Father Anthony Schueller, S.S.S., who served 10 years as pastor of St. Jean Baptiste parish in Manhattan, died April 24 while recovering from brain surgery. He was 71. Father Schueller served at … more
Brother Richard Joachim DeMaria, C.F.C., who served at Iona College in New Rochelle for 17 years, died June 20. He was 78. At Iona, Brother DeMaria served as vice president and dean of students, … more
Sister Mary Elizabeth Costello, I.H.M., who served at St. Ann Elementary School in Nyack for three years, died June 26 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa. She was 88. Sister Mary … more
Sister Jane Norton, S.B.S., who served at St. Charles Borromeo in Harlem for 21 years, died June 28. She was 80. Sister Jane was at St. Charles in parish ministry, 2006-2017 and 1995-1998; and she … more
Father James T. Ferry, who served in the Philippines for most of his more than six decades as a Maryknoll priest, died May 28 in Manila. He was 95. In the Philippines, he founded St. … more
Sister Diane Dupee, O.P., a member of the Dominican Sisters of Hope who was a music teacher for decades, died June 10 at St. Catherine of Siena Convent in Caldwell, N.J. She was 88. In the early … more
Father Michael E. Sehler, S.J., who taught English and Modern Languages at Loyola School in Manhattan for 24 years, died May 20. He was 78. Father Sehler was at Loyola School, 1996-2020. He also … more
Sister Maureen Massett, O.P., who served for 33 years as finance manager of Thorpe Village in Sparkill, died June 18 at Dominican Convent in Sparkill. She was 84. She was finance manager of Thorpe … more
Sister Agnes Chou, M.M., who served as a social worker in the New York City Chinatown Health Clinic in the 1980s, died June 11 at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining. She was 92. Also in … more
Sister Patricia Powers, O.P., who taught at Corpus Christi School in Manhattan, died June 5 at St. Dominic Villa in Hazel Green, Wis. She was 96. She taught at Corpus Christi School in Manhattan, … more
Father Gerard J. DiSenso, pastor emeritus of Holy Name of Jesus parish in Otisville, died June 9. He was 93. Father DiSenso was pastor of Holy Name of Jesus from 1995 until his retirement in 1998, … more
Florence B. Carroll, a longtime resident of Amenia, where she was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church there, and later of Salisbury, Conn., died April 15 at Noble Horizons in Salisbury. … more
Father Alfred Anthony D’Incecco, a former parochial vicar of St. Thomas of Canterbury parish in Cornwall-on-Hudson, died May 31. He was 78. He was parochial vicar of St. Thomas of Canterbury, … more
Sister Jean Marie Darling, O.P., a Dominican Sister of Hope who served in Newburgh for 13 years, died May 29 at Capital Health Medical Center in Pennington, N.J. She was 84. In Newburgh, Sister … more
Sister Gloria F. Ryan, M.M., who served in the Philippines for 21 years, died May 23 at Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining. She was 97. Sister Gloria served as a principal and teacher in the … more
Father William F. “Bill” Drobach, S.A., who ministered at St. Christopher’s Inn in Garrison for 19 years, died May 20. He was 78. Father Drobach was at St. Christopher’s Inn, 2000-2017, as … more
Brother Joseph Dowling, M.M., who served in the Philippines for many years, died May 21 at the Assisted Living Center at Maryknoll in Ossining. He was 91. Brother Dowling’s time in the … more
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