Obituary: Sister M. Lisbeth Hartnett, IHM

      Sister M. Lisbeth Hartnett, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton.      She was born on May 22, 1921, in Beaverdale, Pa., and given...

Obituary: Sister Jeanne Kelly, CSJ

     Sister Jeanne Kelly, CSJ (Sister Jeanne Monica), 93, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 74 years.     Sister Jeanne was born on Nov. 23, 1924,...
In memoriam: Father Robert S. Jones

In memoriam: Father Robert S. Jones

Father Robert S. Jones, a priest of the diocese for nearly six decades, passed away Sunday, July 22. He was 83 years old. Father Jones attended Blessed Sacrament and St. Francis de Sales High School in Utica and went on to attend Le Moyne College in Syracuse and St....
Obituary  Sister Margaret Paul Scrodin, CSJ

Obituary Sister Margaret Paul Scrodin, CSJ

   Sister Margaret Paul Scrodin, CSJ, 97, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 75 years.    Sister Margaret Paul, the former Margaret Barbara Scrodin,...

Obituary Sister Theresa Brown

Sister Theresa Brown (Sister Theresa André), 89, died Monday evening, June 4, 2018, at the Community Hospice Inn, St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 71 years. Sister Theresa was born on May 17, 1929, in...
Obituary Sister Ann Therese Flynn, CSJ

Obituary Sister Ann Therese Flynn, CSJ

Sister Ann Therese Flynn, CSJ, 98, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 70 years. Sister Ann Therese, the former Mildred Frances Flynn, was born in Albany on Jan. 22, 1920,...
Obituary Sister M. Chrysta Lerhinan, IHM

Obituary Sister M. Chrysta Lerhinan, IHM

Sister M. Chrysta Lerhinan, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa. She was born on Oct. 15, 1927, in Port Washington, N.Y., and given the name Theresa. She was the...

Obituary Sister M. Helen Hemmer, IHM

Sister M. Helen Hemmer, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, died on Friday, May 18, at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton. She was born on Oct. 6, 1927, in Syracuse and given the name Elizabeth. She was the daughter of the late Nicholas...
In memoriam: Father Paul J. Keebler

In memoriam: Father Paul J. Keebler

Father Paul J. Keebler, a priest of the diocese for more than 50 years, died April 26. His obituary is below, courtesy Bednarsky Funeral  Home, Inc.: Rev. Paul J. Keebler, 92, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 26, 2018. He passed peacefully at...
Obituary  Sister Judith Ann Howley, CSJ

Obituary Sister Judith Ann Howley, CSJ

Sister Judith Ann Howley, CSJ (Sister Mary Lawrence), 76, died Saturday, April 21, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 58 years. Sister Judith was born in Schenectady on May 7, 1941, daughter of...

Obituary: Sister Patricia Poulin

Sister Patricia Poulin (Sister Miriam Clare), 94, died Saturday, March 10, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 69 years. Sister Patricia was born in Oakland, Maine, and raised in Amsterdam, N.Y.,...

Obituary: Sister Agnes Rose Burton

Sister Agnes Rose Burton, 88, died Monday, March 5, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham, N.Y. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 66 years. Sister Agnes Rose, the former Mary Augusta Burton, was born July 1, 1929, in Schenectady,...

In memoriam: Father Laurence Kennedy

Father Laurence Kennedy passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018, the Diocese of Syracuse has announced. Father Kennedy was 86 years old. He spent more than 60 of those years as a priest of the Diocese of Syracuse. A son of St. Patrick’s Church and School,...
In memoriam: Father John L. Roark

In memoriam: Father John L. Roark

Father John L. Roark passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018, the Diocese of Syracuse has announced. Father Roark was a priest of the diocese for more than 60 years, having been ordained Feb. 2, 1956. His pastoral assignments included service as parochial vicar at Our...

Obituary: Sister Margaret Madden, CSJ

Sister Margaret Madden, CSJ, (Sister Bridget Agnes), 93, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 76 years. Sister Margaret was born in Syracuse on March 22, 1924, daughter of the...

Obituary Sister M. Adele Bullock, OSF

Sister M. Adele slept peacefully into the Lord on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at the Franciscan Villa in Syracuse. Born in Syracuse, she was the eldest child of the late Col. (U.S. Army, Ret.) Edward John and Mary Adele (Johnson) Bullock. She was 97 years old and had been a...

Obituary: Sister Carol Anne Porter, CSJ

Sister Carol Anne Porter, CSJ, (Sister John Robert), 79, died Friday, December 22, 2017, at The Hospice Inn, St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 59 years. Sister Carol was born on July 26, 1938, in Albany, daughter...

Obituary: Sister Rose Ann (Rose Anthony) Renna, OSF

Sister Rose Ann Renna, OSF, went home to God on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Francis House in Syracuse, New York. Sister was born in Jersey City, New Jersey to Ralph and Adeline (Carbone) Renna. She was 80 years old and had been a Sister of St. Francis for 62 years. She...
In memoriam: Msgr. James McCloskey

In memoriam: Msgr. James McCloskey

Msgr. James McCloskey, 96, died Nov. 25, 2017. A priest of the Diocese of Syracuse for 71 years, his ministry included service as parochial vicar of Our Lady of Pompei, St. Peter, St. Daniel, and St. Therese, all in Syracuse; and as pastor of Christ the King in...

Obituary Sister Dorothy Root, CSJ

Sister Dorothy Root, CSJ (Sister Amelia Joseph), 91, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, in Albany Medical Center. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 73 years. Sister Dorothy was born in Syracuse on Nov. 8, 1925, the oldest child of Frederick and Amelia Kirsch...

Obituary Sister Mary Herman Marhafer, CSJ

Sister Mary Herman Marhafer, CSJ, 91, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 72 years, and she had taught for many years in schools in the Syracuse Diocese. Sister Mary...
Obituary: Father Matthew S. Wieczorek

Obituary: Father Matthew S. Wieczorek

Rev. Matthew S. Wieczorek entered into eternal life and rest on Saturday afternoon, October 7, 2017. He was the third son of Stanley and Frances (Gorlewski) Wieczorek. He was born on March 27, 1931, in Dickson City, Pa., and was baptized at St. Mary Visitation Church...

Obituary Sister M. Evelyn Howard, IHM

Sister M. Evelyn Howard, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at the age of 89 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton. She was born on June 26, 1928, in Johnson City, and given the name Catherine Lucille. She...

Obituary: Sister M. Evelyn Howard, IHM

Sister M. Evelyn Howard, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at the age of 89 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton. She was born on June 26, 1928, in Johnson City, and given the name Catherine Lucille. She...

Obituary Sister John Loretta Sinnott, CSJ

Sister John Loretta Sinnott, CSJ, 92, died Monday, June 12, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 73 years. Sister John Loretta, the former Shirley Elizabeth Sinnott, was born on Feb. 18, 1925, in...

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