Obituaries
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Father James D. Flanagan, who served as pastor of two parishes in the Bronx for a total of 32 years and was parochial vicar of Immaculate Conception in Manhattan since 2014, died Dec. 9. He was … more
Sister Elizabeth (Beth) Dowd, O.S.U. a renowned music educator who taught generations of children and families, died Dec. 11. She was 86. In 1994, Sister Beth founded Songcatchers, a nonprofit … more
Lawrence Byrne, who served four years as New York Police Department’s deputy commissioner for legal affairs, died Dec. 6. He was 61. Byrne was NYPD deputy commissioner, 2014-2018, and most … more
Sister Marian Dolores Schumacher, M.M., who was a missioner to Hawaii and Bolivia, died Oct. 17 at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining. She was 96. Sister Marian Dolores served in Bolivia for … more
Brother Glenn Humphrey, O.F.M., who served as a counselor at Rice High School in Harlem for six years, died Oct. 9 at Bon Secours Maria Manor Nursing Care Center in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was … more
Sister Mary Aileen, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities, was at Immaculate Conception School, 1964-2011. She also taught at St. Catharine’s, Pelham, 1957-1964; … more
Brother Glenn Humphrey, O.F.M., who served as a counselor at Rice High School in Harlem for six years, died Oct. 9 at Bon Secours Maria Manor Nursing Care Center in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was … more
Sister Agnes Shaw, I.H.M., who taught in Manhattan for eight years, died Oct. 26 at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira. She was 88. In Manhattan, Sister Agnes served at St. Stephen School, … more
Sister Catherine Smith, S.C., who was principal of Blessed Sacrament School in Manhattan for five years, died Oct. 24 at Cabrini of Westchester in Dobbs Ferry. She was 101. Sister Catherine was at … more
Sister Mary Anne Duva, P.B.V.M., who taught at several schools in the archdiocese, died Oct. 7 at Sapphire Nursing Home in Newburgh. She was 89. Sister Mary Anne taught at Mount St. Joseph Academy … more
Sister Frances Devine, S.C., who served for 18 years at Cathedral High School in Manhattan, died Oct. 5 at Cabrini of Westchester in Dobbs Ferry. She was 102. Sister Frances served at Cathedral as … more
Sister Jeanne Marie Harla, C.R., assistant general for the Congregation of the Sisters of the Resurrection for 10 years, died Oct. 1. She was 84.Sister Jeanne Marie had served as assistant general in … more
George J. Habernig III, who served as a freelance photographer for Catholic New York for many years, died Oct. 7 at Northern Duchess Hospital in Rhinebeck. He was 72. Born in Newburgh, he was a … more
Deacon Mark Czerwinski, who served at St. Paul-St. Ann parish in Congers, died Oct. 11. He was 58. Deacon Czerwinski had been assigned to St. Paul’s since his ordination to the permanent … more
Sister Mary Edward Loftus, I.H.M., who served as assistant principal of St. Ann School in Manhattan, died Oct. 5 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa. She was 88. Sister Mary Edward was … more
Sister Patricia O’Brien, I.H.M., who taught at Holy Trinity Elementary School in Poughkeepsie for six years, died Oct. 14 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa. She was 91. Sister … more
Bishop Alphonse Gallegos, O.A.R., who celebrated Mass at Sacred Heart parish in Suffern and went on to serve as an auxiliary bishop in the Diocese of Sacramento, suffered from severely poor vision … more
Prudence (Prue) Sanford Regan, who served as chair of the Friends of the Inner-City Scholarship Fund gala, died Sept. 11 at her home in Westerly, R.I. She was 97. A longtime supporter of the … more
As Archbishop John J. Myers was installed to lead the Archdiocese of Newark, N.J., in 2001, he inherited a faith community reeling from the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City.Recognizing the … more
Sister Mary John Burke, S.R.C.M., who was the last surviving member of the Sisters of Reparation of the Congregation of Mary, died Sept. 14. She was 90. Sister Mary John spent many of her early … more
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