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  • Obituary: Bishop Roger Morin, Lowell native, former Biloxi bishop

    Roger Paul Morin was born on March 7, 1941, in Lowell, one of six children of the late Germain J. and Lillian (Cregg) Morin. He attended elementary and secondary schools in Lowell, Dracut, and Boston. From 1962 to 1968, he attended Cardinal O'Connell Seminary in Boston and St. John Seminary in Brighton. He received a B.A. in philosophy from St. John's in 1966.

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  • Obituary: Bishop Francis X. Irwin spent decades serving those in need

    One of the archdiocese's most highly respected priests and esteemed auxiliary bishops, Bishop Francis X. Irwin died on Oct. 30, 2019, at his home in Dennis. He was one of the seven children of the late John and Mary (Conry) Irwin. The Irwins were raised in Medford's St. Joseph Parish; Francis attended the parish grammar school, Boston College High School and Boston College. He entered St. John's Seminary and Cardinal Richard Cushing ordained him to the priesthood at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Feb. 2, 1960.

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  • Obituary: Father Richard P. Wasnewski, former pastor in Ashland

    A senior priest of the archdiocese since his retirement 23 years ago, Father Richard Wasnewski died in his hometown of Medway on Oct. 23, 2019. He was born on May 2, 1927, son of Chester and Ceslawa (Malachowski) Wasnewski. He attended local school and after graduation, he commuted from Medway to Boston College from which he received a BA in American History.

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  • Obituary: Bishop Richard Lennon dies at 72

    Bishop Richard G. Lennon, the 10th bishop of Cleveland and former apostolic administrator and auxiliary bishop of Boston, died in Ohio on Oct. 29. He had been suffering from dementia since his resignation as Cleveland's bishop in late 2016.

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  • Obituary: Father John R. Lizio, former Marlborough pastor

    A Beverly native and a son there of St. Mary Star of the Sea Parish, died on Oct. 18, 2019, at Kaplan Family Hospice, Danvers. Born on May 20, 1931, he was the son of the late Doctor Benjamin and Mary (Burke) Lizio, he was raised in a strongly Catholic home; his maternal uncle, Father Richard Burke was a priest of the archdiocese, who influenced Father Lizio's vocational choice.

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  • Father G. Simon Harak, SJ

    Father G. Simon Harak, SJ (Nov. 3) in Weston. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 8 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Weston, for the son of the late Simon and Laurice (Lian) Harak and brother of John; Philip; Adele Campbell and Laurice Butagy. During 40 years of priestly ministry in the Society and Jesus, Father Harak served in assignments of the Jesuit Northeast USA Province in Jamaica; Conn.; Md.; Wisc.; and locally at Campion Center, Weston. Father Harak was buried in the Jesuit Cemetery, Weston.

  • Father William L. Mulligan, SJ

    Father William L. Mulligan, SJ (Oct. 29) in Weston. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 5 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Weston, for the son of the late Anthony and Anna (Sullivan) Mulligan and brother of Sister Mary Mulligan, SNDdeN; Boston; Francis and Donald. During 54 years of priestly ministry in the Society of Jesus, Father Mulligan served in assignments of the Jesuit Northeast USA Province in the Bahamas; Conn.; Maine; N.H.; Fall River and locally at Boston College High School, Boston; Jesuit Urban Center, Boston; and Jeanne Jugan Residence, Somerville. Father Mulligan was buried in the Jesuit Cemetery, Weston.

  • Deacon Teodoro Camaco

    Deacon Teodoro Camaco '95 (Nov. 4) in Southbridge. Funeral Mass celebrated Nov. 9 at Notre Dame Church, Southbridge, for the husband of Rita (Hernandez) Camacho; and father of Reynaldo, Waltham; Edgardo, Southbridge; Kiara Camacho-Martinez, Worcester; and Clarissa, Southbridge; son of Carmen Lopez, Waltham; and brother of Miguel Rivera, Southbridge; Raul Melendez, Waltham; Jose, Chicago, Ill.; Carmen Guiron and Gladys Melendez, both of Waltham; Kathy Camacho-Martinez and Milagros, both of Chicago. During his diaconal ministry, he served at Saint Mary, Waltham. Deacon Camacho was buried in Saint Hedwig Cemetery, Southbridge.

  • Sister Nancy (Alberta Francis) O'Neill, CND

    Sister Nancy (Alberta Francis) O'Neill, CND (Oct. 12) in Wilton, Conn. Funeral Mass celebrated Oct. 15 at Villa Notre Dame Chapel in Wilton, Conn., for the daughter of the late Francis and Alberta (MacPherson) O'Neill; and sister of Frederick, Boston. During 66 years of religious life, Sister Nancy served in congregational assignments in Conn.; Ky.; N.Y.; Penn.; R.I.; and locally at the Boston School for the Deaf, Randolph. Sister Nancy was buried in Saint Mary Cemetery, Bethel, Conn.

  • Father Francis A. Sullivan, SJ

    Father Francis A. Sullivan, SJ (Oct. 23) in Weston. Funeral Mass celebrated Oct. 29 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Weston, for the son of the late George and Bessie (Peterson) Sullivan. During 68 years of priestly ministry in the Society of Jesus, Father Sullivan served at the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome; and locally at Boston College, Newton; and Pope Saint John XXIII Seminary, Weston. Father Sullivan was buried in the Jesuit Cemetery, Weston.

  • Sister Ann Marie (Maureen Patrice) Barry, SC

    Sister Ann Marie (Maureen Patrice) Barry, SC (Oct. 26) in Wellesley. Funeral Mass celebrated Oct. 30 at Mount Saint Vincent Chapel, Wellesley, for the daughter of the late James and (Mary (Casey) Barry; and sister of Maureen, Andover; Elaine Gillick, North Andover; and James, Haverhill. During 61 years of religious life, Sister Ann Marie served in congregation assignments in N.Y.; and locally at Malden Hospital, Malden; Provincial leadership Team, Wellesley, and Mount Saint Vincent, Wellesley. Sister Ann Marie was buried in Saint Mary Cemetery, Needham.

  • Father Anthony R. Picariello, SJ

    Father Anthony R. Picariello, SJ (Oct. 17) in Weston. Funeral Mass celebrated Oct. 22 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Weston, for the son of the late Louis and Katherine (Iacono) Picariello, and brother of Louis, Framingham. During his religious life, Father Picariello served in various assignments of the Northeast USA Jesuit Province, in Fla.; Fall River; and locally at Boston College High School, Boston; Saint Julia Parish, Weston; and Campion Center, Weston. Father Picariello was buried in the Jesuit Cemetery, Weston.

  • Sister Roberta Marie (Barbara) Brown, CSJ

    Sister Roberta Marie (Barbara) Brown, CSJ (Oct. 16) in Framingham. Funeral Mass celebrated Oct. 22 at Holy Spirit Chapel, Framingham, for the daughter of the late Robert and Helen (Kelly) Brown; and sister of the late Father Arthur Brown. During 71 years of religious life, Sister Roberta Marie served in congregational assignments at Mount Saint Joseph, Brighton; Fontbonne, Milton; Saint Christine, Marshfield; President of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston; and as Delegate for Religious of the Archdiocese of Boston. Sister Roberta Marie was buried in Mount Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury.

  • Jean (Rea) Peltak

    Jean (Rea) Peltak (Oct. 14) in Framingham. Funeral Mass celebrated Oct. 26 at Saint Mathias Church, Marlborough, for the wife of Deacon Douglas Peltak, Marlborough; and mother of Joseph, Marlborough; and sister of Mary O'Hara, Norwood, and the late Sister Joan (Joseph Agnes) Rea, CSJ. Mrs. Peltak was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Marlborough.