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In Memoriam — Deceased Ministry Leaders, 2005-2006

July-August 2006

Each year at the Catholic Health Assembly, attendees remember deceased individuals who have served in the Catholic health ministry. At the 91st assembly-held in Orlando, FL, this year-ministry leaders once again gathered in prayer to pay tribute to their colleagues who had died within the past year. The names of the deceased are printed here. In gratefulness for their service to Catholic health care, we honor their memory.

Susan Ables
St. Vincent Charity Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Sr. Karen Ackerman, ASC
Adorers of the Blood of Christ
St. Louis, MO

Sr. Carleen Ackert, CSA
Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine
Cleveland, OH

Sr. Joanne Ahles, OSF
Franciscan Sisters
Little Falls, MN

Sr. Rose Ashley, DC
Daughters of Charity of
St. Vincent de Paul
Emmitsburg, MD

Sr. Urban Auer, CBS
Sisters of Bon Secours
Marriottsville, MD

Sr. Helen Marie Auth, CSC
Sisters of the Holy Cross
Notre Dame, IN

Sr. Florence Ayd, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
St. Louis, MO

Sr. M. Carol Baker, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Regional Community of Baltimore, MD

Vladmir Bartik
St. Vincent Charity Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Sr. Ann Joseph Bast, HM
Sisters of the Humility of Mary
Villa Maria, PA

Sr. Virginia Bauer, OSF
Hospital Sisters of the Third Order
Regular of St. Francis
Springfield, IL

Sr. Mary Coleen Bauer, SC
Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Therese Leonie Beaupre, SP
Sisters of Providence
Seattle, WA

Sr. Veronica Berg, DC
Daughters of Charity of
St. Vincent de Paul
Evansville, IN

Sr. Vivian Beyer, OSF
Franciscan Sisters
Little Falls, MN

Sr. Mary Leo Bleth, OSB
St. Alexius Medical Center
Bismarck, ND

Sr. Anthony Boehler, OSF
Hospital Sisters of the Third Order
Regular of St. Francis
Springfield, IL

Sr. Helen Bonham, HM
Sisters of the Humility of Mary,
Villa Maria, PA

Sr. Johnice Borer, OSF
The Holy Family Convent of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity
Manitowoc, WI

Sr. Elise Boudreaux, DC
Providence Hospital
Mobile, AL

Sr. Monica Mary Braun, SMP
Sisters of Mary of the Presentation Health System
Fargo, ND

Sr. Marie Breitling, DC
Daughters of Charity
St. Louis Province
St. Louis, MO

Delrick Briggs
St. Vincent Charity Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Sr. M. Francis Joseph Burgar, O CARM
Carmelite Sisters for the
Aged and Infirm
Germantown, NY

Sr. Justina Busch, ASC
Adorers of the Blood of Christ
St. Louis, MO

Sr. Theresine Cahill, CCVI
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word
Houston, TX

Sr. Mary Patricia Callan, OP
Dominican Sisters of
St. Catherine of Siena
Kenosha, WI

Sr. Therese Capistran, SGM
Sisters of Charity of Montreal,
Grey Nuns
Lexington, MA

Sr. Johanna Chao, OSF
Hospital Sisters of the Third Order
Regular of St. Francis
Springfield, IL

Sr. Isabel Clair, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Pittsburgh Regional Community

Brenda Clark
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center
Camden, NJ

Sr. M. John Aloysius Anne Coggins,
O CARM

Carmelite Sisters for the
Aged and Infirm
Germantown, NY

Sr. Kathleen Coleman, HM
Sisters of the Humility of Mary
Villa Maria, PA

Lowella Collins
The Catholic Health Association of the United States
St. Louis, MO

Sr. Bernadette Marie Coming, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Omaha Regional Community
Omaha, NE

Sr. Mary Alicia Conneely, OSF
Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, NY

Sr. Linda Constantin, OSF
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady
Baton Rouge, LA

Sr. M. Joseph Teresa Corcoran O CARM
Carmelite Sisters for the
Aged and Infirm
Germantown, NY

Sr. Helen Couture, SMP
Sisters of Mary of the
Presentation Health System
Fargo, ND

Sr. St. Joseph Creighton, SSJ
St. Joseph's Hospital
Elmira, NY

Sr. Mary Doris Cremers, OSF
The Holy Family Convent of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity
Manitowoc, WI

Sr. Olivia Cunane, DC
Daughters of Charity of
St. Vincent de Paul
Albany, NY

Sr. Mary Lucien Czachor, OSF
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
Reading, PA

Sr. Earleen Desselle, OSF
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady
Baton Rouge, LA

Sr. Judith Doggett, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Dallas, PA

Sr. Kathleen Dunne, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Auburn Regional Community
Auburn, CA

George Durkin
St. John Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Sr. M. Arcadia Dziuba, OSF
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
Reading, PA

Sr. Margaret Ebbing, SC
Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Bennett Ebersberger, OSF
The Holy Family Convent of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity
Manitowoc, WI

Sr. Anthony Marie Eddo, OSF
St. Elizabeth Medical Center
Utica, NY

Sr. Mary Lillian Elmlinger, HM
Sisters of the Humility of Mary
Villa Maria, PA

George Essig, MD
St. John West Shore Hospital
Westlake, OH

Sr. Lois Ann Falong, OSF
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
Reading, PA

Sr. Seraphine Ferrero, DC
Daughters of Charity
St. Louis Province
St. Louis, MO

Sr. Alfreda Folan, CCVI
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word
San Antonio, TX

Sr. M. Ellen Folley, OSF
Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, NY

Rev. Patrick J. Ford, SJ
Providence Health & Services
Spokane, WA

Robert Fredericks, MD
Saint John's Health Center
Santa Monica, CA

Sr. Rose Marie Freund, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis of
Immaculate Heart of Mary
Hankinson, ND

Sr. Veronica Marie Frieda, SSJ
St. Joseph's Hospital
Elmira, NY

Sr. M. Grace Gajewski, OSF
Franciscan Services Corporation
Sylvania, OH

Sr. Maria Garlock, SC
Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Mary Angelita Geneser, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Omaha Regional Community
Omaha, NE

Gary Graham
Mercy Medical Center
Canton, OH

Sr. Mario Carmel Anne Greskovics,
O CARM

Carmelite Sisters for the
Aged and Infirm
Germantown, NY

Bonita Grimes
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center
Camden, NJ

Sr. Germaine Guoin, OSF
Hospital Sisters of the Third Order
Regular of St. Francis
Springfield, IL

Sr. Louisa Hageman, SP
Sisters of Providence
Spokane, WA

Sr. Bridget Hamilton, DC
Daughters of Charity of
St. Vincent de Paul
Evansville, IN

Sr. Dorothy Hanly, SCL
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, KS

Sr. Mary P. Hanrahan, SC
Sisters of Charity of
St. Vincent de Paul
of New York, NY

Sr. M. Alma Eugene Harmon, CSC
Sisters of the Holy Cross
Notre Dame, IN

Sr. Margaret Regina Harnett, SC
Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent
de Paul of New York, NY

Sr. Pauline Hericks, RN, OSB
Benedictine Sisters of
Mother of God Monastery
Watertown, SD

Brian Holod, DO
St. John West Shore Hospital
Westlake, OH

Sr. Amadea Houser, OP
Central Kansas Medical Center
Great Bend, KS

Sr. Gabriella Hughes, CCVI
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word
Houston, TX

Sr. Eleanor Iorio, OSF
Catholic Health East
Newtown Square, PA

Sr. Mary Patricia Jacobs, HM
Sisters of the Humility of Mary
Villa Maria, PA

Sr. Carol Therese Johnson, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
St. Louis, MO

Sr. Althea Jonis, OSF
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady
Baton Rouge, LA

Ronald Kabelac
Regina Health Center
Richfield, OH

Br. Gerard Kearns, OH
Brothers of St. John of God
Apple Valley, CA

Sr. Annamae Kelly, FCJM
Franciscan Sisters
Daughters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
Wheaton, IL

Sr. Ellen Elizabeth Kelly, SP
Sisters of Providence
Seattle, WA

Sr. Esther Kennedy, CCVI
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word
Houston, TX

Sr. Aloise Kevane, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis
Clinton, IA

Sr. Patrick Marie Killoran, SMP
Sisters of Mary of the
Presentation
Health System
Fargo, ND

Sr. Clarissa Kinzel, OP
Central Kansas Medical Center
Great Bend, KS

Sr. M. Bernadette Kirn, FCJM
Franciscan Sisters
Daughters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
Wheaton, IL

Sr. M. Magdalen Joseph Kisich, O CARM
Carmelite Sisters for the
Aged and Infirm
Germantown, NY

Sr. Vernard Kline, CSA
Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine
Cleveland, OH

Sr. Martinette Kocher, OSF
Hospital Sisters of the Third Order
Regular of St. Francis
Springfield, IL

Sr. M. Thomas Kolba, FCJM
Franciscan Sisters
Daughters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
Wheaton, IL

Sr. Martha Mary Koon, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Regional Community of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Anne Kovis, SP
Sisters of Providence
Spokane, WA

Sr. Amabilis Krawietz, OSF
Hospital Sisters of the Third Order
Regular of St. Francis
Springfield, IL

Sr. Clarentia Kroll, OSF
Franciscan Sisters
Little Falls, MN

Sr. Bernadette LaFlamme, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Regional Community of Portland, ME

Vincent LaMaida, MD
St. Vincent Charity Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Sr. Jane Marie Lamb, OSF
Hospital Sisters of the Third Order
Regular of St. Francis
Springfield, IL

Sr. Rose Therese Lange, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis
Sylvania, OH

Sr. Zoe Latavitz, DC
Daughters of Charity of
St. Vincent de Paul
Albany, NY

Sr. Mary Agnes Leahy, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Regional Community of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Mary Leinen, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas,
Regional Community of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. John Regis Lesser, SCL
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, KS

Sr. Mary Loyola Liedel, CCVI
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word
San Antonio, TX

Sr. Jane Like, OSF
Hospital Sisters of the Third Order
Regular of St. Francis
Springfield, IL

Sr. Mary Albert Linnemann, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Regional Community of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Charles Mary Maca, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
St. Louis, MO

Sr. Michael Marie Mannion, O CARM
Carmelite Sisters for the
Aged and Infirm
Germantown, NY

Sr. Claracity Marek, OSF
Hospital Sisters of the Third Order
Regular of St. Francis
Springfield, IL

T. J. Maximin, MD
St. Vincent Charity Hospital
Cleveland, OH

James Mayer, MD
St. Vincent Charity Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Sr. Mary Patrick McCarthy, OP
Dominican Sisters of
St. Catherine of Siena
Kenosha, WI

Sr. Mary Audrey McCoy, SP
Sisters of Providence
Seattle, WA

Sr. Barbara McEnaney, DC
Daughters of Charity of
St. Vincent de Paul, Albany, NY

Sr. Ann McGloin, SCL
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, KS

Sr. Dominica McGuire, OSF
Hospital Sisters of the Third Order
Regular of St. Francis
Springfield, IL

Sr. Margaret Ann McManus, RSM
Mercy Medical Center
Cedar Rapids, IA

Sr. Boniface Meier, OSF
Franciscan Sisters
Little Falls, MN

Sr. Janene Metze, OSF
Hospital Sisters of the Third Order
Regular of St. Francis
Springfield, IL

Sr. Francita Meyer, OSF
The Holy Family Convent of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity
Manitowoc, WI

Sr. Anna Marie Michels, OP
Dominican Sisters of
St. Catherine of Siena
Kenosha, WI

Sr. Judy Miffleton, CCVI
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word
Houston, TX

Sr. Frances Verna Miller, OSF
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters
Reading, PA

Sr. Eleanor Mischel, OSB
St. Alexius Medical Center
Bismarck, ND

Sr. Mathilda Moensens, OP
Dominican Sisters of
St. Catherine of Siena
Kenosha, WI

Sr. Ellen Marie Moloney, CCVI
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word
San Antonio, TX

Sandy Moore
Mercy Medical Center
Canton, OH

Sr. Mary Martin Morand, SC
Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Annetta Clare Morin, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
St. Louis, MO

Sr. Marian Catherine Muldoon, SC
Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul of New York, NY

Leslie Mulroy
Mercy Medical Center
Canton, OH

Sr. Canice Murphy, CCVI
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word
Houston, TX

Sr. Henrietta Murphy, CCVI
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word
Houston, TX

Sr. Mary Leah Myers, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Regional Community of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Carolla Nanahlo, OSF
The Holy Family Convent of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity
Manitowoc, WI

Sr. Ladislas Nauyalis, SMP
Sisters of Mary of the
Presentation Health System
Fargo, ND

Rob Newell
The Catholic Health Association of the United States
St. Louis, MO

Robert A. Niquette
Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity HealthCare Ministry
Manitowoc, WI

Sr. Florence Nistler, OSF
Franciscan Sisters
Little Falls, MN

Sr. Dominic Mary O'Callaghan, OSF
Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, NY

Thomas O'Donnell
St. John Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Sr. M. Michele O'Leary, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Pittsburgh Regional Community,
Pittsburgh, PA

Sr. Jeanne Olivo, OSF
Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, NY

Sr. Anne Charlene Olmstead, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
St. Louis, MO

Mahmoud Orra, DO
St. John West Shore Hospital
Westlake, OH

Sr. Mary Raymunda Painter, SCL
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, KS

Sr. Catherine Palmatier, SP
Sisters of Providence
Spokane, WA

Sr. Ruth Anne Panning, SC
Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Gwendolyn Pattock, OSB
St. Alexius Medical Center
Bismarck, ND

Sr. Marcella Marie Pavlik, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
St. Louis, MO

Sr. Editha Piedmont, DC
Daughters of Charity of
St. Vincent de Paul
Emmitsburg, MD

Sr. Mary Blanche Pivowar, SC
Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Verona Porter, CSA
Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine
Cleveland, OH

Sr. Therese Quinn, CCVI
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word
Houston, TX

Sr. Mary Margaret Radaich, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
St. Louis, MO

Sr. Carolina Marie Ramos, CCVI
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word
Houston, TX

Sr. Mary Rattigan, CSJP
Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace
Washington, DC

Sr. M. Terese Regina Raue, O CARM
Carmelite Sisters for the
Aged and Infirm
Germantown, NY

Sr. Mary Rosella Rauer, OSF
Franciscan Sisters
Little Falls, MN

Brendan Rea
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center
Camden, NJ

Sr. Evanista Reddy, PBVM
Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Aberdeen, SD

Daniel Roberto, MD
St. John Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Sr. Monica Rock, RHSJ
Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph
Colchester, VT

Sr. Marion Rockwell, RHSJ
Religious Hospitallers of St. Joseph
Colchester, VT

Sr. Felicitas Rogers, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
St. Louis, MO

Sr. Bernard Rostas, CSA
Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine
Cleveland, OH

Sr. Anselm Ryan, CCVI
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word
Houston, TX

Sr. M. Rene Salamon, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Pittsburgh Regional Community
Pittsburgh, PA

Sr. Helen Sanders, SL
Sisters of Loretto
Nerinx, KY

Sr. Annette Maria Santagata, OSF
Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, NY

Sr. Seraphica Schaff, OSF
Franciscan Sisters
Little Falls, MN

Sr. Mary Justina Schatz, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Omaha Regional Community
Omaha, NE

Thomas F. Schindler, PhD

Sr. Maurella Schlise, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
St. Louis, MO

Sr. Marian Schmit, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
St. Louis, MO

Sr. Carol Marie Schommer, OSF
Franciscan Sisters of Chicago, IL

Sr. Cecilia Schreiner, OSF
Franciscan Sisters
Little Falls, MN

Sr. Evelyn Schroeder, CSA
Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine
Cleveland, OH

Sr. M. Gertrude Dolores Schwenk, CSC
Sisters of the Holy Cross
Notre Dame, IN

Sr. Alice Marie Schwieder, SCL
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, KS

Sr. Ann Sherman, OSF
Franciscan Sisters
Little Falls, MN

Sr. Louise Siudzinski, OSF
Hospital Sisters of the Third Order
Regular of St. Francis
Springfield, IL

Sr. Cordilia Sluka, CSSF
Felician Sisters Congregation of the
Sisters of St. Felix of Cantalice
Lodi, NJ

Sr. Eileen Smith, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis
Clinton, IA

Sr. M. Janet Smoak, OSF
Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, NY

Sr. Helen Louise Spencer, SC
Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Mary Paul Statt, DC
Daughters of Charity of
St. Vincent de Paul
Emmitsburg, MD

Sr. Ruth Steffes, PBVM
Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Aberdeen, SD

Sr. Anne Marie Stickling, RSM
Mercy Medical Center
Cedar Rapids, IA

Sr. M. Louis Stifter, CSC
Sisters of the Holy Cross
Notre Dame, IN

Sr. M. Christelle Stoltz, OSF
Franciscan Services Corporation
Sylvania, OH

Sr. Mary Jacqueline Studer, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Regional Community of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Anna Suttman, SC
Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Sheila Sweeney, OSB
Benedictine Sisters of
Mother of God Monastery
Watertown, SD

Ronald Swonger
Mercy Medical Center
Canton, OH

Sr. M. Beatrice Thomas, CSC
Sisters of the Holy Cross
Notre Dame, IN

Carmelita Thomas, PhD
St. John West Shore Hospital
Westlake, OH

Sr. M. Jamis of the Blessed SacraTownsend, O CARM
Carmelite Sisters for the
Aged and Infirm
Germantown, NY

Sr. Mary Terese Tracey, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Omaha Regional Community
Omaha, NE

Sr. Lucille Tremblay, SP
Sisters of Providence
Spokane, WA

Sr. Florence Urbine, DC
Daughters of Charity of
St. Vincent de Paul
Los Altos Hills, CA

Sr. M. Eileen VanAckeren, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis of
Perpetual Adoration
Colorado Springs, CO

Sr. Evarista Vaninger, ASC
Adorers of the Blood of Christ
St. Louis, MO

Sr. M. Raymund Verhalen, CSC
Sisters of the Holy Cross
Notre Dame, IN

Sr. Frances Volkmann, DC
Daughters of Charity of
St. Vincent de Paul
Evansville, IN

Sr. Ann Walsh, CCVI
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word
San Antonio, TX

Sr. Mary Walsh, CCVI
Sisters of Charity of the
Incarnate Word
Houston, TX

Sr. Mary Lucian Walsh, OSF
Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, NY

Sr. Rosemarie C. Walsh, SC
Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul of New York, NY

Sr. Virginia Wampfler, CSA
Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine
Cleveland, OH

Sr. Margaretha Weber, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis
Clinton, IA

Sr. Carolyn Therese Weindel, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia
Aston, PA

Sr. Mary Joan Weissler, ASC
Adorers of the Blood of Christ
St. Louis, MO

Theodore Werb, MD
St. John Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Sr. Dorothy Werdman, SC
Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Anna Wetzstein, CSJ
Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet
St. Louis, MO

Sr. Redempta White, OSF
Franciscan Sisters
Little Falls, MN

Sr. M. Bernadette de Lourdes
Wisely, O CARM
Carmelite Sisters for the
Aged and Infirm
Germantown, NY

Sr. Catherine Wissen, OSF
Hospital Sisters of the Third Order
Regular of St. Francis
Springfield, IL

Wanda Worth
Mercy Medical Center
Canton, OH

Sr. Maureen Writt, SCL
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, KS

Sr. Therese Marie Wurtz, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Regional Community of Cincinnati, OH

Sr. Corinne Yepson, SMP
Sisters of Mary of the
Presentation Health System
Fargo, ND

Sr. Rose Anita Young, SCL
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, KS

Gerard Yu, DPM
St. Vincent Charity Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Sr. Amelia Zurgable, DC
Daughters of Charity of
St. Vincent de Paul
Emmitsburg, MD

Sr. Theophila Zworski, OSF
Sisters of St. Francis Congregation of
Our Lady of Lourdes
Sylvania, OH

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