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  • Obituary: Father Vincent P. Von Euw, St. James Society missionary and pastor

    Father Vincent P. Von Euw, a Boston native born Dec. 25, 1936 he was the twin of Eleanor (Von Euw) DePasquale; the twins had five older siblings, all of them deceased. The oldest, Father Charles K. Von Euw died at 46 in 1969; the other surviving sister, Mary Colarusso, died in Brockton on Dec. 15, 2017. Their parents Charles and Helen (O'Connor) Von Euw are both deceased.

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  • Obituary: Father William F. Lucey, seminary professor, pastor

    Father William F. Lucey long time professor at St. John's Seminary and for more than two decades pastor of St. Timothy Parish in Norwood died at his West Roxbury residence on Dec. 13. Born in Pittsfield on Nov. 7, 1926 and raised in Boston's West Roxbury section he was one of the three children of the late Henry and Gertrude (Flaherty) Lucey. He grew up in Holy Name Parish with his brother, Henry, deceased, and his sister Gertrude who still lives in West Roxbury.

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  • Obituary: Father Peter Brudzynski, former Navy chaplain

    Father Peter F. Brudzynski, a Salem native, died in Venice, Fla. on Dec. 9, 2017. He had celebrated his 91st birthday on Sept. 8. Born in the Witch City on Sept. 8, 1026 he was a son of the late Wlayslaw and Wladyslawa Brudzynski. He was an alumnus of St. John's Seminary, a member of the Class of 1950, he was ordained at the Holy Cross Cathedral on May 3, 1950 by Archbishop Richard J. Cushing.

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  • Sister Mary (Mariterese) Ryan, CSJ

    Sister Mary (Mariterese) Ryan, CSJ (Jan. 4) in Framingham. Funeral Mass celebrated Jan. 9 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Framingham for the daughter of the late George and Catherine (Delahanty) Ryan, and sister of George. During 64 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments at Our Lady of Lourdes, Jamaica Plain; and Aquinas College, Milton and Newton. Sister Mary was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick.

  • Robert Q. Crane

    Robert Q. Crane (Jan. 5) in Wellesley. Funeral Mass celebrated Jan. 9 at Saint Paul Church, Wellesley for the husband of Mary (Alberts) Crane, Wellesley; and father of Mary Lou Ryan, Wellesley; Patricia Kozik, Boston; Robert, Wellesley; David and Jeanne, both of Wellesley; and brother of the late Sister Bernadette Crane, SNDdeN. Mr. Crane was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellesley.

  • Anne E. (McRae) Linehan

    Anne E. (McRae) Linehan (Jan. 5) in Plymouth. Funeral Mass celebrated Jan. 9 at Holy Family Church, Duxbury for the wife of John, Plymouth; and mother of Neil, Norton; Mark, Marshfield; and Mary MacQuarrie, Duxbury; and sister of Msgr. Cornelius McRae, Saint John Seminary, Boston. Mrs. Linehan was buried in Mayflower Cemetery, Duxbury.

  • Joan (Wright) O'Grady

    Joan (Wright) O'Grady (Jan. 8) in Watertown. Funeral Mass celebrated Jan. 12 at Saint Patrick Church, Watertown for the mother of Father Robert M. O'Grady, Pilot Catholic Media, Braintree; Maureen Amedio and Jean McDonald, both of Watertown. Mrs. O'Grady was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Watertown.

  • Rev. William L. Butler

    Rev. William L. Butler (Dec. 18) in Belmopan, Belize. Funeral Mass celebrated Jan. 13 Saint John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop for the son of the late Edward and Margaret (Lindsey) Butler; and brother of Helen Gibbs, Kingston, N.H. and Linda McGeorge, Winthrop. From his ordination in 1961 he served in assignments at Saint Benedict, Somerville; Saint Thomas Aquinas, Jamaica Plain; Saint Mary of the Assumption, Hull; Sacred Hearts, Malden; Saint John the Evangelist, Cambridge; Sacred Heart, Medford, Immaculate Conception, Salem and Saint Mary of the Assumption, Revere.

  • Rev. Edward F. Howard, SJ

    Rev. Edward F. Howard, SJ (Dec. 24) in Weston. Funeral Mass celebrated Dec. 28 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Weston for the son of the late Thomas and Anna (O'Brien) Howard. During 51 years of priestly ministry in the Society of Jesus, Father served in various assignments of the Northeast USA Jesuit Province in Brazil; Jamaica;, Conn. and Vt.; and as Chaplain in the United States Army. Father Howard was buried in the Jesuit Cemetery, Weston.

  • Rev. William D. Ibach, SJ

    Rev. William D. Ibach, SJ (Dec. 24) in Weston. Funeral Mass celebrated Dec. 27 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Weston for the son of the late William and Helen (Barry) Ibach. During 58 years of priest ministry in the Society of Jesus, Father served in various assignments of the Northeast USA Jesuit province in Iraq; Maine; Lenox; and Campion Center, Weston. Father Ibach was buried in the Jesuit Cemetery, Weston.

  • Sister Anne (Joseph Anne) Casey, SC

    Sister Anne (Joseph Anne) Casey, SC (Dec. 28) in Wellesley. Funeral Mass celebrated Jan. 2 at Mount Saint Vincent Chapel, Wellesley for the daughter of the late John and Annie (Connelly) Casey; and sister of the late Sister Ann Virginia Casey, SC; and cousin of Sister Kathleen Casey, SC. During 74 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments in British Columbia; Nova Scotia; N.Y. and locally at Saint Margaret, Dorchester; Saint Patrick, Roxbury; Academy of the Assumption, Wellesley; Mount Saint Vincent, and Elizabeth Seton Residence, both in Wellesley. Sister Anne was buried in Saint Mary Cemetery, Needham.

  • Sister Mary Cecile (Marie) Jubinville, OCSO

    Sister Mary Cecile (Marie) Jubinville, OCSO (Dec. 31) in Wrentham. Funeral Mass celebrated Jan. 3 at Saint Mary Abbey Church, Wrentham for the daughter of the late Raoul and Leonie (Larcohe) Jubinville. During 67 years of religious life, Sister served in Ariz. and locally at Saint Mary Abbey, Wrentham. Sister Mary Cecile was buried in Saint Mary Abbey Cemetery, Wrentham.

  • Father Raphael D. Bonnano, OFM

    Father Raphael D. Bonnano, OFM (Dec. 15) in Boston. Funeral Mass celebrated Dec. 19 at Saint Anthony Shrine, Boston for the son of the late Anthony and Carmela (Codina) Bonanno, and brother of Anthony, Waltham, and Sandra Wolfe, Mechanicsburg, Penn. During 55 years of priestly ministry in the Franciscan Friars (Holy Name Province) Father served in various assignments, and locally at Sacred Heart (Italian) Waltham and Saint Anthony Shrine, Boston. Father Bonanno was buried in Saint Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury.

  • Sister Germaine (Mary Veronica) Barrette, SSA

    Sister Germaine (Mary Veronica) Barrette, SSA (Dec. 16) in Marlborough. Funeral Mass celebrated Dec. 19 at Sisters of Saint Anne Convent Chapel, Marlborough for the daughter of the late Ferdinand and Angeline (Dufresne) Barrette; and sister of Joseph, Pawtucket, R.I.; and late Sister Ernestine, SSA; and Sister Jacqueline, SSA. During 81 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments in Quebec, QC; Maine; N.Y.; R.I.; Greylock; Holyoke; North Adams; and locally at Saint Anne Convent, Marlborough. Sister Germaine was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Marlborough.

  • Sister Linda (Marie Saint Andrew) Hutchins, SNDdeN

    Sister Linda (Marie Saint Andrew) Hutchins, SNDdeN (Dec. 13) in Lowell. Funeral Mass celebrated Dec. 19 at Saint Margaret of Scotland Church, Lowell for the daughter of the late Walter and Mary (Leonard) Hutchins, and sister of Susan Koester, and William, both of Hudson, N.H.; and Richard, Quincy. During 58 years of religious life, Sister served in congregational assignments at Saint Mary, Lawrence; Saint Mary of the Annunciation, Cambridge; Saint Margaret; Saint Patrick; Saint Louis de France (French); and the Franco American School; all in Lowell. Sister Linda was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Lowell.

  • Sister Adelaide (Adelaide) Ortegel, SP

    Sister Adelaide (Adelaide) Ortegel, SP (Dec. 13) in Saint Mary of the Woods, Ind. Funeral Mass celebrated Dec. 28 at Immaculate Conception Church, Saint Mary of the Woods, Ind. for the daughter of the late Ralph and Alfhid (Rustad) Ortegel; and sister of Carol Ulbert, DesPlaines, Ill. During 71 years of religious life Sister served in congregational assignments in Antigua; Ind.; Ill.; Okla.; and locally at Sacred Hearts, Malden. Sister Adelaide was buried in Sisters of Providence Cemteyr, Saint Mary of the Woods, Ind.

  • Mary (Sheridan) Hickey

    Mary (Sheridan) Hickey (Dec. 14) in Somerville. Funeral Mass celebrated Dec. 19 at Jeanne Jugan Residence Chapel, Somerville for the mother of Maureen Giordano, Wilmington; Roberta Silva, Somerville; and sister of Father Joseph P. Robinson, Regina Cleri Residence, Boston. Mrs. Hickey was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.