In memoriam: Father Anthony ‘Tony’ Keeffe

Father Anthony Keeffe, a priest of the diocese for more than 55 years, died Feb. 26. He was 87 years old.  A native of Holy Trinity Parish in Syracuse, Father Keeffe attended his parish elementary school and graduated from Assumption High School in 1951. After...
In memoriam: Msgr. James Kennedy

In memoriam: Msgr. James Kennedy

Msgr. James Kennedy, a priest of the Diocese of Syracuse for more than 65 years, died Dec. 31. He was 91. A son of St. Patrick’s in Syracuse, Msgr. Kennedy graduated from St. Patrick’s Elementary and High Schools in Syracuse. He studied for the priesthood...
In memoriam: Father Mark Pasik

In memoriam: Father Mark Pasik

Father Mark Pasik, a priest of the Diocese of Syracuse for more than 40 years and pastor of St. Mary’s Church in Utica since 2008, died Aug. 30, the diocese announced. He was 70 years old. A native of Holy Trinity in Utica and a graduate of Utica Free Academy,...
In memoriam: Father Richard Dellos

In memoriam: Father Richard Dellos

Father Richard Dellos, a priest of the diocese for more than 50 years and pastor of St. Joseph-St. Patrick Church in Utica since 2002, died Aug. 11 from COVID-19-related complications, according to diocesan officials. He was 77.

Obituary: Sister Marie Bowe, CSJ

Obituary: Sister Marie Bowe, CSJ

Sister Marie Bowe (Sister James Elizabeth), 92, died Sunday, March 31, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham, N.Y. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 72 years. Sister Marie was born in Fort Edward, N.Y., on Aug. 10, 1926, daughter of the...
Obituary: Sister Elizabeth Mary Gregware, CSJ

Obituary: Sister Elizabeth Mary Gregware, CSJ

Sister Elizabeth Mary Gregware, CSJ (Sister Mary Francina), 97, died March 21 at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham, N.Y. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 74 years. Sister Elizabeth was born on Nov. 29, 1921, in Green Island, N.Y,...
Obituary: Father Canice (Donald) Connors, OFM Conv.

Obituary: Father Canice (Donald) Connors, OFM Conv.

Father Canice (Donald) Connors, OFM Conv., died on March 17. He was of rector of Franciscan Church of the Assumption in Syracuse from July 2005 to December 2007. Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home in Hamburg, N.Y., gave the following information: Father Connors was born...
Obituary: Sister Catherine Schuyler, CSJ

Obituary: Sister Catherine Schuyler, CSJ

Sister Catherine Schuyler, CSJ. (Photo provided)   Sister Catherine Schuyler, CSJ (Sister John Emmanuel), 107, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 85 years. Sister...
Bishop: ‘Everybody loved Father Flanagan’

Bishop: ‘Everybody loved Father Flanagan’

Bishop Robert J. Cunningham, with Deacon Edward W. Kernan at left and Father Jon K. Werner in the background, says of Msgr. John P. Flanagan, who died Feb. 9: “Everybody was happy with him. … Father Flanagan gave us a wonderful example.” The bishop...
Auxiliary Bishop Thomas J. Costello dies at 89

Auxiliary Bishop Thomas J. Costello dies at 89

Auxiliary Bishop Thomas J. Costello, a native son who served the Diocese of Syracuse for nearly 65 years, died Feb. 15, eight days short of his 90th birthday. The big man with a booming voice and a bigger laugh will be remembered for his commitment to social justice, support for his brother priests, and a quick wit.

Obituary Sister Barbara Lorraine D’Auria, IHM

Obituary Sister Barbara Lorraine D’Auria, IHM

Sister Barbara Lorraine D’Auria, IHM, (formerly known as Sister M. Darius) of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, died on Sunday, Feb. 3, at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton. She was born on Oct. 4, 1933, in Nyack, N.Y., the daughter of...
In memoriam: Msgr. John Flanagan

In memoriam: Msgr. John Flanagan

Msgr. John Flanagan, a priest of the Diocese of Syracuse for 60 years, died Feb. 9. A native son of St. Patrick’s Church in Syracuse, Msgr. Flanagan was ordained Feb. 2, 1959. His six decades of ministry included service at St. John’s in Camden, St....
Obituary: Sister Mary Brendan Gilleran, CSJ

Obituary: Sister Mary Brendan Gilleran, CSJ

Sister Mary Brendan Gilleran, CSJ, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 69 years. Sister Mary Brendan, the former Margaret Theresa Gilleran, was born in Albany, N.Y., on May...
Obituary Sister Geraldine Corkrey, CSJ

Obituary Sister Geraldine Corkrey, CSJ

Sister Geraldine Corkrey, CSJ (Sister Raymond Marie), 86, died on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 66 years. Sister Geraldine was born in Albany on Nov. 3,...

Obituary Sister M. Jamesann McCue, IHM

Sister M. Jamesann McCue, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Nov. 26 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa. She was born on Aug. 15, 1928, in New York City and given the name Mary. She was the daughter of the late James and...
Obituary: Sister Janice Elizabeth O’Neil

Obituary: Sister Janice Elizabeth O’Neil

Sister Janice Elizabeth O’Neil (Sister Elizabeth Michael), 89, died Oct. 24 in St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 66 years. Sister Janice was born on Aug. 6, 1929, in Saranac Lake, daughter of the late John...

Obituary: Sister Diane Louttit, D.C.

Sister Diane Louttit, D.C., 72, a Daughter of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul for 45 years, died Sept. 13, 2018, at St. Louise House in Albany. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Sept. 17, 2018, at DePaul House Chapel, Albany; burial followed at St. Agnes...

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