OBITUARIES
June 21, 2019  |  
Sister of Charity Mary Helen McKenna dies at age 98

DELHI TOWNSHIP, Ohio. Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Mary Helen McKenna died May 29 at age 98. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated June 6. Burial followed in the Sisters of Charity Cemetery.


 
June 21, 2019  |  
Sister of St. Francis Laetitia Choi dies at age 80

COLORADO SPRINGS. Sister of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration Laetitia Choi died June 9 at Mount St. Francis. Mass of Resurrection was celebrated June 13, followed by burial in the Mount St. Francis Cemetery. 
Sister Laetitia was born Dec. 11, 1938 in Seoul, South Korea, to Young Jin Choi and Yik Soo Kim. She entered the Congregation of Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Perpetual Help of Seoul and professed final vows on June 26, 1958.


 
December 7, 2018  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL
Monsignor John Slattery, founding pastor of St. Patrick, dies at age 87

COLORADO SPRINGS. Msgr. John Slattery, the first vicar general of the Diocese of Colorado Springs and founding pastor of St. Patrick Parish, died Nov. 28 at age 87. Msgr. Slattery had been residing at Mount St. Francis Nursing Center.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Dec. 5 at St. Patrick Church, followed by burial in the priests’ section at Evergreen Cemetery.


 
October 19, 2018  |  
DELHI TOWNSHIP, Ohio. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Oct. 12 for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Jane Grosheider. Burial followed in the Sisters of Charity cemetery. Sister Jane (formerly Sister Mary Christopher) died Sept. 19 at the age of 92 in Mother Margaret Hall, the nursing facility of the Sisters of Charity. She was a Sister of Charity for 75 years.
 
September 21, 2018  |  
Dominican Sister Mary Wolff dies at age 100SINSINAWA, Wisconsin. Dominican Sister Mary Wolff died Sept. 3 at St. Dominic Villa in Sinsinawa, Wisconsin. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Sept. 10, followed by burial in the motherhouse cemetery. 
 
September 21, 2018  |  
Benedictine Sister Francine Stallbaumer dies at age 84COLORADO SPRINGS. Benedictine Sister Francine Stallbaumer died Sept. 5 at Benet Hill Monastery. A vigil will be held on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Peace Chapel. Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated Oct. 8 at 10:30 a.m. at Benet Hill Monastery.
 
August 3, 2018  |  
RICHARDTON, North Dakota. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated July 6 at Assumption Abbey for Benedictine Abbot Warren Heidgen, who died June 30 at Richardton Health Center in Richardton, North Dakota. Burial followed in Assumption Abbey Cemetery in Richardton.
 
April 20, 2018  |  
LITTLETON. Sister of Loretto M. Angelus Caron died April 3 in Nerinx, Kentucky. A funeral Mass was celebrated April 7 at the Church of the Seven Dolors on the grounds of Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx. Sister Angelus was buried in Loretto Motherhouse Cemetery.
 
April 6, 2018  |  By VERONICA AMBUUL

COLORADO SPRINGS. Father Michael Butler, a priest who had served in the Diocese of Colorado Springs since 1988, died March 23 at age 71. Bishop Michael Sheridan celebrated a Mass of Christian Burial on April 5 at St. Patrick Church. Inurnment took place at the Shrine of Remembrance.

 


 
March 17, 2018  |  
ST. LOUIS, Mo. Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet Michael Helene Purfield died Feb. 25 at age 93 in St. Louis, Mo. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated March 1 at Nazareth Living Center in St. Louis.