Obituaries
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Sister Teresa Ann Lilly, M.M., who was a missioner to Guatemala for 33 years, died July 25 at Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining. She was 94. She was in Guatemala, 1989-2004, 1976-1986 and … more
Father John S. Kostek, who served as pastor and administrator of parishes on Staten Island during the latter part of his active ministry, died July 28. He was 80. Father Kostek was pastor of St. … more
Deacon Tom Cornell, a co-founder of Pax Christi USA as well as the Catholic Peace Fellowship and a longtime associate of Catholic Worker co-founder Dorothy Day, died Aug. 1. He was 88. He died at … more
Sister June Clare Tracy, O.P., who served the archdiocese as regional superintendent of Manhattan Elementary Schools for 20 years and also held other leadership positions during her long and fruitful … more
Father Brian C. Brennan, who served as pastor of Holy Name of Mary in Croton-on-Hudson and St. John the Evangelist in Mahopac, died July 17. He was 73.Father Brennan was at Holy Name of Mary, … more
Father Lawrence W. Flynn, M.M., who served in China for 11 years, died July 9 in the Assisted Living Unit at Maryknoll Society Center in Ossining. He was 93. Father Flynn was in China, 1987-1998, … more
Brother John J. Beeching, M.M., a missioner to Thailand for 32 years, died July 8 in the Assisted Living Unit at Maryknoll Society Center in Ossining. He was 82. Brother Beeching served in … more
Sister Mary Dolores Mitch, M.M., who served for many years as a teacher and education administrator in the Philippines, died June 30 in San Diego. She was 85. In the 1970s, Sister Mary Dolores … more
Brazilian Cardinal Claudio Hummes, a former Vatican official, a longtime champion of the poor, a prime mover behind the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon and a “good friend” of Pope … more
Msgr. Hugh D. Curran, who served as pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish in Pelham and St. Catharine in Blauvelt, died on his 94th birthday July 8. Msgr. Curran served at Our Lady of … more
Father Julian Guzman, S.D.S., who served for many years at parishes in Ulster County, died June 13 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. He was 87.Father Guzman, beginning in 1978, … more
Deacon William Alvarado, who served at St. Columba’s parish in Hopewell Junction for 42 years, died June 19 at MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie. He was 85. Deacon Alvarado was at St. … more
Father Thomas J. Burns, M.M., a missioner to Peru for 48 years, died June 18 at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow. He was 79. Father Burns was in Peru, 1996-2019 and 1969-1994, serving in … more
Father Robert A. Lilly, M.M., a missioner to Korea for 21 years, died May 19 in the Assisted Living Unit at Maryknoll in Ossining. He was 87.Father Lilly served in Korea, 1983-1994, 1969-1974 and … more
Fra' Marco Luzzago, who led the Knights of Malta since late 2020, died June 7 in Macerata, Italy, “following a sudden illness,” the order announced. Luzzago, 71, was the order's lieutenant of … more
Sister M. Daniela McCarthy, I.H.M., who served as principal of St. Ann School in Nyack for six years, died May 30 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa. She was 101. Sister Daniela was at … more
Margaret “Peggy” Lynch, who worked at St. John Neumann Residence in the Bronx for 13 years, died April 30 at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, N.J. She was 89. Ms. Lynch served at St. John … more
Sister Dolores Augustine, P.V.M.I., who served for decades in pastoral and social services in Manhattan, Monroe and other locations, died May 30 at Rosary Hill Home in Hawthorne. She was … more
Sister Rita Marie Keegan, M.M., who served in the Bronx and later in Bolivia, died June 2 at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining. She was 88. Her first assignment was as a teacher at St. … more
Retired Auxiliary Bishop Emil A. Wcela of Rockville Centre died May 21. He was 91.Bishop John O. Barres of Rockville Centre said the late prelate, who retired in 2007, was “a humble man, fine … more
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