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In memoriam: Sister Christine Michael LaFrance, CSJ

Sister Christine Michael LaFrance, CSJ, 83, died Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for the past 62 years. Sister Christine, the former Rose Marie LaFrance, was born on November 25, 1934, in Endicott, N.Y., daughter of…

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In memoriam: Father Alfred E. Nortz

Father Alfred E. Nortz entered into his eternal rest on Tuesday, April 25.  He was 88 years old.   Father Nortz celebrated 60 years as a priest in 2015, having been ordained for the diocese on February 2, 1955. Over the next 50 years, he served as associate pastor of Blessed…