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  • Obituary: Donna M. Morrissey, former Secretary for Public Relations and Communications

    She brought energy and dedication to the Archdiocese of Boston's communications efforts when she was the secretary for public relations and communications of the archdiocese from 2001 to 2003. She was also the face of the archdiocese during some of the most difficult years of its more than 200 years of existence. Donna M. Morrissey died of complications of COVID-19 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, on May 22, 2020. She was 51 years old.

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  • Obituary: Father Michael Regan, former high school chaplain and pastor in Bridgewater

    Father Michael J. Regan died at Marian Manor in South Boston on May 4, 2020, after a period of declining health. He was born in Boston on July 25, 1936. He and his two brothers, sons of the late John and Margaret (O'Shea) Regan lived in the Hub's Dorchester section, more specifically in St. Leo Parish. He was an alumnus of the Boston Public Latin School from which he entered the archdiocesan seminaries first at Cardinal O'Connell, Jamaica Plain, and then at St. John, Brighton.

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  • Deacon Herbert C. Hanson

    Deacon Herbert C. Hanson '98 (May 19) in Wayland. [At press time details of Deacon Hanson's funeral and burial services were still pending.]

  • Deacon Louis W. Sheedy

    Deacon Louis W. Sheedy, '00 (May 22) in Dedham. Funeral Mass celebrated May 29 at Saint Mary, Dedham, for the husband of Diane (O'Connell) Sheedy; and father of Lawrence, Pittsfield; Theresa Gamble, North Andover; Kevin, Taunton; Eileen Tarris, Quincy; Brian and Megan Wood, both of Walpole; and Christine Goff, Stoughton. During his diaconal ministry, Deacon Sheehdy served at Saint Mary, Dedham. Deacon Sheedy was buried in Mount Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury.

  • Sister Bernadette Cordis (Barbara) Duggan, MM

    Sister Bernadette Cordis (Barbara) Duggan, MM (May 6) in Maryknoll, N.Y. Funeral Services celebrated at Maryknoll Sisters Chapel, Maryknoll, N.Y., for the daughter of the late Peter and Elizabeth (King) Duggan, and sister of Mary Roy and Paul Ryan, both of Boston. During 61 years of religious life, Sister Bernadette served in congregational assignments in Bangladesh; Cambodia; The Philippines; and at Maryknoll, N.Y. Sister Bernadette Cordis was buried at the Maryknoll Sisters Cemetery, Maryknoll, N.Y.

  • Wilhelmina (Coerwinkel) Van Hoogmoed

    Wilhelmina (Coerwinkel) Van Hoogmoed (May 17) in Madera, Calif. Funeral Services celebrated at Jay Chapel, Madera, Calif. For the mother of Sister Lucille Van Hoogmoed, PDDM, Clergy Personnel Office, Braintree; John, Richard, Michael, and Deborah, all of Madera; Andrew, Turlock, Calif.; Anna, Los Banos, Calif.; and Linda Harrison, Woodland, Calif. Mrs. Van Hoogmoed was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Madera, Calif.

  • Gertrude D. Diskin

    Gertrude D. Diskin (May 22) in Hingham. Funeral Services celebrated at Mount Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury, for the sister of Patricia Rose, Attleborough; Dorothy Lynch, Stoughton; and the late Father John Diskin, SJ. Ms. Diskin was buried in Mount Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury.

  • Joseph M. Panetta

    Joseph M. Panetta (May 16) in Medford. Funeral Services celebrated at Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford, for the father of Anita Cutting, Reading; and Laura DaSilva, Plymouth; and brother of Sister Catherine Panetta, SNDdeN, Boston. Mr. Panetta was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.

  • Father John J. Byrnes, OSA

    Father John J. Byrnes, OSA (May 8) in Villanova, Penn. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Thomas of Villanova Monastery, Villanova, Penn., for the son of the late Thomas and Mary (McGill) Byrnes. During 65 years of priestly ministry, Father Byrnes served in assignments of the Augustinian Friars in Washington, D.C.; Fla.; N.Y.; Penn., and locally at Saint Laurence O'Toole and Saint Augustine, both in Lawrence. Father Byrnes was buried in Augustinian Cemetery, Villanova, Penn.

  • Father Maurice F. Linehan, MS

    Father Maurice F. Linehan, MS (May 14) in Hartford, Conn. Funeral Services celebrated at Mount Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield, Conn., for the son of the late John and Ellen (O'Callaghan) Linehan and brother of Sister Eileen (Maurice Marie) Linehan, OP, Saint Catharine, Ky. During 67 years of priestly ministry, Father Linehan served in assignments of the LaSalette Fathers and Brothers in Conn.; La.; Texas; as Provincial, Hartford, Conn.; and locally at LaSalette Seminary, Ipswich. Father Linehan was buried in Mount Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield, Conn.

  • Father Robert S. Mottau

    Father Robert S. Mottau (May 14) in Somerville. Funeral Services celebrated for the son of the late Frederick and (Lovena) Mottau. Ordained in 1958, he served in archdiocesan assignments at Saint Joseph, Lynn; Saint Ann, Peabody; Saint Thomas Aquinas, Nahant; Saint Joseph, Boston; Saint Anthony of Padua, Allston; Sts. Peter and Paul, South Boston; Saint Jerome, Weymouth; Our Lady of the Assumption, East Boston; Saint John the Evangelist, East Bridgewater; Saint Catherine of Siena, Charlestown; and Cardinal Cushing College, Brookline. Father Mottau was granted senior priest/retirement status in 1996; he lived in his own residences until 2017 when he entered Jeanne Jugan Residence, Somerville, where he died on May 14, 2020. Committal services were private.

  • Father Joseph Santa Bibiana, SDB

    Father Joseph Santa Bibiana, SDB (May 15) in Wellington, Fla. Funeral Mass celebrated May 21 at Saint Philip Benizi, Belle Glade, Fla., for the son of the late Jose and Josefina (Gisbert) Santa Bibiana. During 63 years of religious life, Father Santa Bibiana served in assignments of the Salesian Fathers and Brothers in Spain; Fla.; Ill.; N.J.; N.Y.; and locally at Saint Dominic Savio, East Boston. Father Santa Bibiana was an ordination classmate of Boston's late Auxiliary Bishop Emilio S. Allue, SDB, next to whom he will be buried in the Salesian Cemetery, Goshen, N.Y.

  • Brother Mark L. Gallant, MS

    Brother Mark L. Gallant, MS (May 13) in Hartford, Conn. Funeral Services celebrated at Mount Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield, Conn., for the son of the late Albert and Aldene (Marcorelle) Gallant; and brother of Suzanna Gustafson; Lucinda Currier; Jeanne Freeman; Janet Corcoran; Norbert; Daniel; and Dennis. During 57 years of religious life, Brother Mark served in congregational assignments in Italy; Madagascar; Conn.; N.Y.; Westfield, Mass.; and locally at LaSalette, Ipswich. Brother Mark was buried in Mount Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield, Conn.

  • Sister Helen (Bernard Joseph) Halligan, CSJ

    Sister Helen (Bernard Joseph) Halligan, CSJ (May 17) in Framingham. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick, for the daughter of the late Patrick and Teresa (Mannion) Halligan and sister of Thomas, Lynn; and Richard, Vt. During 69 years of religious life, Sister Helen served in congregational assignments in N. Mex.; and locally at Saint Agatha, Milton; Saint John the Baptist, Quincy; Our Lady Help of Christians, Newton; Saint Thomas Aquinas, Jamaica Plain; Saint Clement, Somerville; Cardinal Spellman, Brockton; Saint Mary of the Assumption, Brookline; and Fontbonne, Milton. Sister Helen was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick.

  • Sister Mary Tekakwitha

    Sister Mary Tekakwitha (Germaine) Hemesath, SMSM (May 13) in Framingham. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Patrick Cemetery, Watertown, for the daughter of the late John and Iola (Scheidemanatl) Hemesath and sister of Colette McVaney, Omaha, Neb. and Carl Hemesath, Bonita, Calif. During 66 years of religious life, Sister Mary Tekakwitha served in congregational assignments in Samoa; Jamaica; and locally at Marist Sisters, Waltham. Sister Mary Tekakwitha was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Watertown.

  • Sister Catherine Keogh (Mary Concilia) Keogh, SMSM

    Sister Catherine Keogh (Mary Concilia) Keogh, SMSM (May 15) in Wellesley. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Patrick Cemetery, Watertown, for the daughter of the late John and Johanna (Moran)) Keogh and sister of Nora Feury, Bronx, N.Y. During 65 years of religious life, Sister Catherine served in congregational assignments in Papua New Guinea and locally at Marist Sisters, Waltham. Sister Catherine was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Watertown.

  • Sister Paul Joseph (Cornelia) Leary, CSJ

    Sister Paul Joseph (Cornelia) Leary, CSJ (May 16) in Framingham. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick, for the daughter of the late Cornelius and Eleanor (McEnaney) Leary. During 73 years of religious life, Sister Paul Joseph served in congregational assignments at Gate of Heaven, South Boston; Saint Columbkille, Brighton; Holy Name, West Roxbury; Saint Catherine of Siena, Charlestown; Saint Matthew, Dorchester; Saint Catherine of Siena, Norwood; and at Fontbonne and Saint Joseph Hall, both in Framingham. Sister Paul Joseph was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick.

  • Sister Marie Ann McDonald, SNDdeN

    Sister Marie Ann McDonald, SNDdeN (May 11) in Worcester. Funeral Services celebrated at Notre Dame du Lac, Worcester, for the daughter of the late Philip and Alice (Brown) McDonald and sister of Richard, Lynn. During 52 years of religious life, Sister Marie Ann served in congregational assignments in Maine; N.H.; Penn.; and locally at Saint Mary of the Annunciation, Danvers; Saint Mary of the Annunciation, Cambridge; Notre Dame Academy, Hingham; Bishop Fenwick, Peabody; Catholic Charities, Lowell; Campus Ministry at Boston University and Emmanuel College, both in Boston; and as formation director, Ipswich. Sister Marie Ann was buried in Notre Dame du Lac Cemetery, Worcester.

  • Sister Miriam of Jesus (Barbara) Oberti, OCD

    Sister Miriam of Jesus (Barbara) Oberti, OCD (May 17) in Danvers. Funeral Services celebrated at Danvers Carmel, Danvers, for the daughter of the late Ralph and Margaret (Cannon) Oberti. During 58 years of religious life, Sister Miriam of Jesus served in various ministries of the Carmelite Nuns at Danvers Carmel; Sister was well known to the priests of the area as she served as the sacristan for Masses celebrated at Danvers Carmel Chapel. Sister Miriam of Jesus was buried in the Carmelite Cemetery, Danvers.

  • Sister Frances (Margaret Saint George) Randall, SNDdeN

    Sister Frances (Margaret Saint George) Randall, SNDdeN (May 14) in Worcester. Funeral Services celebrated at Notre Dame du Lac, Worcester, for the daughter of the late George and Margaret (Linnehan) Randall; and sister of the late Father Edward Randall, OMI; Father Timothy Randall; Brother Kenny (George) Randall, CFX; and Sister Mary Pavel (Mary) Randall, CSJ. During 68 years of religious life, Sister Frances served in congregational assignments in Kenya; Conn.; R.I.; and locally at Blessed Sacrament, Cambridge; Saint Mary Star of the Sea, Beverly; and Saint Mary, Lawrence. Sister Frances was buried in Notre Dame du Lac Cemetery, Worcester.

  • Sister Maryann (Jane Edward) Sherlock, SC

    Sister Maryann (Jane Edward) Sherlock, SC (May 16) in Wellesley. Funeral Services celebrated at Mount Saint Vincent, Wellesley, for the daughter of the late Edward and Rosina (Doyle) Sherlock; and sister of Rosina Cannata, Weymouth; Teresa Pike, Hanover; Jane Sherlock, Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Edward, Braintree. During 58 years of religious life, Sister Maryann served in congregational assignments in Nova Scotia; N.H.; and locally at Saint Francis of Assisi, Medford; Saint Margaret and Saint Kevin, both in Dorchester; Saint Paul, Hingham; WAITT House, Roxbury; The Boston Home, Dorchester; Sisters of Charity, Wollaston; and Marillac Residence, Wellesley. Sister Maryann was buried in Saint Mary Cemetery, Needham.

  • Sister Mary Jean (Eleanor) Verbicky, SNDdeN

    Sister Mary Jean (Eleanor) Verbicky, SNDdeN (May 6) in Worcester. Funeral Services celebrated at Notre Dame du Lac, Worcester, for the daughter of the late John and Emily (Suda) Verbicky. During 65 years of religious life, Sister Mary Jean served in congregational assignments at Saint Monica, Methuen; Saint Patrick, Saint Louis de France (French), Saint Margaret of Scotland, and the Franco-American School, all in Lowell. Sister Mary Jean was buried in Notre Dame du Lac Cemetery, Worcester.

  • Sister Catherine (Robert Louise) Zimmer, SC

    Sister Catherine (Robert Louise) Zimmer, SC (May 10) in Wellesley. Funeral Services celebrated at Mount Saint Vincent, Wellesley, for the daughter of the late Theodore and Gladys (Drewery) Zimmer. During 71 years of religious life, Sister Catherine served in congregational assignments in British Columbia; Nova Scotia; N.J.; N.Y.; and locally at Saint Kevin, Dorchester; Marillac and Elizabeth Seton Residences, both in Wellesley. Sister Catherine was buried in Saint Mary Cemetery, Needham.

  • William F. Costello

    William F. Costello (May 11) in Natick. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Zepherin Cemetery, Wayland, for the father of Robert, Franklin; Kathleen Merrill, Hudson; and Thomas, Natick; and brother of Sister Mary (Mary Matthew) Costello, OP, Watertown; and Eileen Tupper, Westborough. Mr. Costello was buried in Saint Zepherin Cemetery, Wayland.

  • Richard D. Fountain

    Richard D. Fountain (May 14) in Saint Cloud, Minn. Funeral Services celebrated at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Saint Paul, Minn., for the father of Richard, Los Angeles, Calif.; Michelle Drobnick, Seattle, Wash.; and Matthew, Saint Cloud, Minn.; and brother of the late Father Robert Fountain. Mr. Fountain was buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Saint Paul, Minn.

  • John W. Kickham

    John W. Kickham (May 14) in Brookline. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Joseph Cemetery, Brookline, for the brother of Father Robert W. Kickham, secretary of Cardinal O'Malley; Mary Carney, Dorchester; Carol, Brookline; William, Westwood; Dorothy Kickham and Kathleen O'Dea, both of West Roxbury; Timothy, Tracy McLaughlin, and Christopher, all of Needham. Mr. Kickham was buried in Saint Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury.

  • Mary C. McGonagle

    Mary C. McGonagle (May 4) in Boston. Funeral Services celebrated at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Roslindale, for the sister of Sister Helen M. McGonagle, CSJ, Brighton, and the late Father James E. McGonagle, CSSR. Ms. McGonagle was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Roslindale.

  • Estelle (Plante) Unni

    Estelle (Plante) Unni (May 10) in Somerville. Funeral Services celebrated at Riverside Cemetery, North Reading, for the mother of Father John Unni, Saint Cecilia, Boston; Joseph, Wilmington; and Paul, Ellwood City, Penn. Mrs. Unni was buried in Riverside Cemetery, North Reading.

  • Father Oliver Blanchette, AA

    Father Oliver Blanchette, AA (May 11) in Worcester. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Anne Cemetery, Sturbridge, for the son of the late Armand and Olive (Gahan) Blanchette. During 75 years of priestly ministry, Father Blanchette served in assignments of the Assumptionist Fathers and Brothers in Kenya, Tanzania; Quebec, QC; N.Y.; Worcester; Fiskdale; and the Assumptionist Novitiate, Dedham. Father Blanchette was buried in Saint Anne Cemetery, Sturbridge.

  • Father Wilfred A. Brimley, CSP

    Father Wilfred A. Brimley, CSP (May 5) in South Boston. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury, for the son of the late Wilfred and Elizabeth (Kenney) Brimley. During 58 years of priestly ministry with the Paulist Fathers, Father Brimley served in assignments in Ill.; Minn.; N.Y.; So. Car.; Tenn..; and locally at the Paulist Center, Boston. Father Brimley was buried in Saint Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury.

  • Father Gerald (Edward) Dolan, OFM

    Father Gerald (Edward) Dolan, OFM (April 21) in Albany, N.Y. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Agnes Cemetery, Menands, N.Y., for the son of the late Edward and Mary (Hanrahan) Dolan. During 63 years of priestly ministry in Holy Name Province of Franciscan Friars, Father Dolan served in assignments in Belgium; Italy; Washington, D.C.; Fla.; Ga.; N.J.; N.Y.; Penn.; and locally at Saint Anthony Shrine, Boston. Father Dolan was buried in Saint Agnes Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.

  • Father Roland H. Lacasse, SM

    Father Roland H. Lacasse, SM (May 11) in Methuen. Funeral Services celebrated at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Andover, for the son of the late Wilfred and Eva (Ouellette) Lacasse and brother of Father Eugene Lacasse, OCSO, Saint Joseph Abbey, Spencer; and Doris Bitler, Methuen. During 60 years of priestly ministry, Father Lacasse served in assignments of the Marist Fathers and Brothers in Maine, Mich.; N.Y.; Vt.; and locally at the Marist Seminary, Bedford; Lourdes Center Boston; and Chaplain, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Father Lacasse was buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Andover.

  • Deacon William F. Kane

    Deacon William F. Kane, '90 (May 10) in Rockport. Funeral Services celebrated at Beech Grove Cemetery, Rockport, for the husband of Regina (Stack) Kane and father of William, Marblehead; Eileen Barnett, Waterford, Conn.; and Margaret Sears, Essex. During his diaconal ministry he served at Saint Ann, Gloucester; Holy Family, Gloucester; and Director of Prison Ministry of the archdiocese (1998-2009). Deacon Kane was buried in Beech Grove Cemetery, Rockport.

  • Sister Claire (Saint James) Archambault, CSJ

    Sister Claire (Saint James) Archambault, CSJ (May 8) in Framingham. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick, for the daughter of the late Arthur and Helen (Melody) Archambault and sister of Ann Ferreira and Mary Enright, Haverhill. During 71 years of religious life, Sister Claire served in congregational assignments at Fontbonne, Framingham; Regis College, Weston; Aquinas College, Newton; Vice-President; General Councilor and Treasurer of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, Boston. Sister Claire was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick.

  • Sister Claire (Ann Bernadette) Callahan, SNDdeN

    Sister Claire (Ann Bernadette) Callahan, SNDdeN (April 19) in Worcester. Funeral Services celebrated at Notre Dame du Lac Cemetery, Worcester, for the daughter of the late Michael and Julia (Duggan) Callahan and sister of Elizabeth Clancy, West Kingston, R.I. During 80 years of religious life, Sister Claire served in congregational assignments in Kenya; Conn.; and locally at Saint Mary of the Annunciation, Cambridge; Saint Joseph, Somerville; Saint Bernard, Newton; Saint Anthony of Padua (Italian), Somerville, and Ipswich Provincial Offices, Ipswich. Sister Claire was buried in Notre Dame du Lac Cemetery, Worcester.

  • Sister Ann Virginia (Mary) Donovan, SNDdeN

    Sister Ann Virginia (Mary) Donovan, SNDdeN (May 6) in Worcester. Funeral Services celebrated at Calvary Cemetery, Roslindale, for the daughter of the late Peter and Annie (Nicholson) Donovan. During 79 years of religious life, Sister Ann Virginia served in congregational assignments in Conn.; N.H.; and locally at Saint Mary, Waltham; Assumption, East Boston; Holy Rosary (Italian), Lawrence; Saint Augustine, South Boston; Saint Gregory, Dorchester; Saint Mary, Dedham; Saint Joseph, Medford; Saint Mary Star of the Sea, Beverly; and Dorchester Youth Academy, Dorchester. Sister Ann Virginia was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Roslindale.

  • Sister Regina (Rita Marie) Harrington, CS

    Sister Regina (Rita Marie) Harrington, CSJ (May 6) in Framingham. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick, for the daughter of the late John and Regina (Leonard) Harrington. During 74 years of religious life, Sister Regina served in congregational assignments at Immaculate Conception, Weymouth; Saint Aidan, Brookline; Saint Catherine of Siena, Norwood; Saint Ambrose, Dorchester; Saint Angela Merici, Mattapan; Sacred Heart, Newton; and Our Lady of Good Counsel, Quincy. Sister Regina was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick.

  • Sister Catherine Ann (Ann) Lloyd, CSJ

    Sister Catherine Ann (Ann) Lloyd, CSJ (May 9) in Framingham. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Stephen Cemetery, Framingham, for the daughter of the late George and Ethel (McLaughlin) Lloyd and sister of Sister Ricci (Mary) Lloyd, CSJ. During 72 years of religious life, Sister Catherine Ann served in congregational assignments at Saint Mary, Winchester; Gate of Heaven, South Boston; Saint Paul, Cambridge; Sacred Heart, Roslindale; Immaculate Conception, Marlborough; Saint Columbkille, Brighton; Bethany Health Care, Framingham; and Motherhouse, Brighton. Sister Catherine Ann was buried in Saint Stephen Cemetery, Framingham.

  • Sister Margaret (Alice) McCurdy, SNDdeN

    Sister Margaret (Alice) McCurdy, SNDdeN (April 19) in Worcester. Funeral Services celebrated at Notre Dame du Lac Cemetery, Worcester, for the daughter of the late William and Margaret (Cullinane) McCurdy and sister of Patricia Pitts, Rochester, N.Y. During 72 years of religious life, Sister Margaret served in congregational assignments in Conn.; Leominster, Shrewsbury; and locally at Saint Michael Hudson; Saint Gregory, Dorchester; Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted, Waltham; and Saint John the Evangelist, Wellesley; Sister Margaret was buried in Notre Dame du Lac Cemetery, Worcester.

  • Sister Mary Damian (Teresa) Powers, OSM

    Sister Mary Damian (Teresa) Powers, OSM (May 11) in Wheeling, Ill. Funeral Services celebrated at Servants of Mary Cemetery, Ladysmith, Wisc., for the daughter of the late Patrick and Helen (Skrupky) Powers. During 72 years of religious life, Sister Mary Damian served in congregational assignments in Ill.; Minn.; Wisc.; and locally at Saint Matthew, and Saint Ambrose, both in Dorchester. Sister Mary Damian was buried in Servants of Mary Cemetery, Ladysmith, Wisc.

  • Joseph H. Skerry

    Joseph H. Skerry (May 8) in Burlington. Funeral Services celebrated at Westview Cemetery, Lexington, for the father of James, Lexington; Joseph, Stoneham; Jeffrey, Medfield; John, Half Moon Bay, Calif.; and brother of Father Donald Skerry, SVD, Techny, Ill.; George, Ellicott City, Md.; and the late Father James Skerry, SVD. Mr. Skerry was buried in Westview Cemetery, Lexington.

  • Joseph G. Walsh

    Joseph G. Walsh (May 2) in Boca Raton, Fla. Private Funeral Services celebrated for the brother of Sister Barbara Joseph Walsh, SC, Wellesley; and Stephen, Roslindale. Interment will be private.

  • Father John M. Picardi

    Father John M. Picardi (April 30) in Haverhill. Funeral Services celebrated at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, for the son of John and Eva (Paoletti) Picardi and brother of Teresa Reddington, Ireland; and Richard Picardi, Saugus. Ordained in 1983, he served in assignments at Saint Ann, Gloucester; and Saint Michael, Bedford. Father Picardi was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

  • Deacon John A. Brent

    Deacon John A. Brent '06 (April 29). Funeral Services celebrated at Fairview Cemetery, Hyde Park, for the husband of Phyllis (Burnham) Brent, Norwood; and father of Andrew, Lauren Simpson, and Daniel, all of Norwood. During his diaconal ministry, he served at Saint Catherine of Siena, Norwood. Deacon Brent was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Hyde Park.

  • Sister Patricia (Therese Josephine) Flynn, SCNJ

    Sister Patricia (Therese Josephine) Flynn, SCNJ (May 1) in Florham Park, N.J. Funeral Services celebrated at Holy Family Cemetery, Convent Station, N.J., for the daughter of the late Milton and Norma (Rosch) Flynn. During 68 years of religious life, Sister Patricia, a Haverhill native, served in congregational assignments in Washington, D.C.; and N.J. Sister Patricia was buried in Holy Family Cemetery, Convent Station, N.J.

  • Sister Mary (Marie Claire) Goudey, CSJ

    Sister Mary (Marie Claire) Goudey, CSJ (May 1) in Framingham. Funeral Services celebrated at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, for the daughter of the late William and Sarah (Sherman) Goudey and sister of Claire Halloran. During 63 years of religious life, Sister Mary served in congregational assignments at Saint Andrew the Apostle, Forest Hills; Saint Bridget, Framingham; Saint Thomas Aquinas, Jamaica Plain; Immaculate Conception, Revere; Saint Patrick, Natick; Saint Mary, Charlestown; Saint Anthony of Padua, Allston; and Saint Clement, Somerville. Sister Mary was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

  • Sister Clara Housnell, SSND

    Sister Clara Housnell, SSND (May 4) in Bayside, N.Y. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Mary Cemetery, Bethel, Conn., for the Boston native, who during 75 years of religious life served in congregational assignments in Conn.; N.J.; N.Y.; and Penn. Sister Clara was buried in Saint Mary Cemetery, Bethel, Conn.

  • Sister Helen (Clarentius) Laughlin, CSJ

    Sister Helen (Clarentius) Laughlin, CSJ (April 28) in Framingham. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick, for the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary (Kelly) Laughlin and sister of the late Father Joseph Laughlin, SJ; and aunt of Father James Laughlin, Saint John the Evangelist and Saint Paul, Wellesley. During 74 years of religious life, Sister Helen served in congregational assignments at Saint Theresa of Avila, West Roxbury; Saint Joseph Retreat House, Cohasset; Bethany Hospital, Framingham; Saint Elizabeth Hospital, Brighton; Saint Patrick, Natick, and Saint Gabriel, Brighton. Sister Helen was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick.

  • Sister Mary Louise (Mary) Mawn, CSJ

    Sister Mary Louise (Mary) Mawn, CSJ (May 3) in Framingham. Funeral Services celebrated at New Calvary Cemetery, Mattapan, for the daughter of the late Patrick and Rose (Slavin) Mawn; and sister of the late Father Joseph B. Mawn, CP; and Sister Modwena (Rosetta) Mawn, CSJ; and aunt of Father Francis X. Mawn, Corpus Christ, Lawrence. During 79 years of religious life, Sister Mary Louise served in congregational assignments at Saint Matthew, Dorchester; Sacred Heart, Newton; Saint Patrick, Natick; and Saint Stephen, Framingham. Sister Mary Louise was buried in New Calvary Cemetery, Mattapan.

  • Sister Patricia (Vincent Marie) Martin, CSJ

    Sister Patricia (Vincent Marie) Martin, CSJ (May 4) in Framingham. Funeral Services celebrated at Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick, for the daughter of the late Elliot and Evelyn (Roderick) Martin. During 70 years of religious life, Sister Patricia served in congregational assignments at Saint Catherine of Siena, Charlestown; Fontbonne Hall and Bethany Healthcare, both in Framingham. Sister Patricia was buried in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Natick.

  • Sister Marie Paula (Pauline) McNiff, SND

    Sister Marie Paula (Pauline) McNiff, SND ((April 28) in Worcester. Funeral Services celebrated at Notre Dame Cemetery, Ipswich, for the daughter of the late Peter and Anna (Bartas) McNiff, and sister of Patricia Finn, Braintree; Robert, South Boston; and Dennis, Marshfield. During 75 years of religious life, Sister Marie Paula served in congregational assignments in Japan, Leominster; and locally at Saint Mary of the Annunciation, Cambridge; Fitton, East Boston; Saint Charles Borromeo, Waltham; and Academy of Notre Dame, Tynsgborough. Sister Marie Paula was buried in Notre Dame Cemetery, Ipswich.

  • Sister Elizabeth C. Rogers, RC

    Sister Elizabeth C. Rogers, RC (April 20) in Chicago, Ill. Funeral Services celebrated at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Ill. for the daughter of the late Frank and Anna (Webb) Rogers, and sister of Francis, Saint Louis, Mo. During 75 years of religious life, Sister Elizabeth, a Boston native, served in congregational assignments of the Religious of the Cenacle in Conn.; Fla.; Ill.; N.J.; N.Y.; and W. Va. Sister Elizabeth was buried in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Ill.

  • Barbara (Leonard) Lamb

    Barbara (Leonard) Lamb (April 27) in Reading. Funeral Services celebrated at Mount Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury, for the mother of Judith; Maureen and Deborah, all of Reading; and sister of the late Father Columban Leonard, OFM. Mrs. Lamb was buried in Mount Benedict Cemetery, West Roxbury.

  • Therese A. Maloney

    Therese A. Maloney (April 26) in Quincy. Funeral Services celebrated at Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, for the sister of the late Sister Catherine Mary Maloney, SCNJ, Ms. Maloney was buried in Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy.