Obituaries

Obituary | Sr. Marie Christofani, ASCJ

A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 19 at Sacred Heart Manor Chapel in Hamden, Conn., for Sister Marie (Angelita) Christofani, who taught in St. Louis in the 1950s.

Sister Marie, 97, died Jan. 16 at Sacred Heart Manor in Hamden. Born in New Haven, Conn., she entered the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in New Haven in 1934. She professed first vows in the congregation in 1937 in New Haven and her perpetual vows in 1943 in Oakmont, Penn.

Obituary | Sr. Loretta Beyer, CSJ

A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 22 at Nazareth Living Center Chapel in south St. Louis County for Sister Loretta Beyer, CSJ, a retired educator and parish staff member.

Sister Loretta, 80, died Jan. 14 at Nazareth of pneumonia.

Obituary | Sr. Nora Therese Buckley, FSM

A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 12 in the chapel at The Sarah Community in Bridgeton for Sister Nora Therese Buckley, a nurse and hospital administrator known for HIV/AIDS ministry.

Sister Nora, 88, died Jan. 6. She was a Franciscan Sister of Mary for 73 years.

Obituary | Br. Ronald Ruberg, CFA

A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 16 for Alexian Brother Ronald Ruberg, who died Jan. 11. He was 99 years old and a member of the Alexian Brothers Congregation living at the Alexian Health and Rehab Center in Signal Mountain, Tenn.

Born Robert Irving Ruberg in Anderson, Ind., Brother Ronald had a twin brother, Richard, who preceeded him in death. He entered the Alexian Brothers at Signal Mountain in 1947 and pronounced his life commitment in the congregation in 1954. He lived 68 years as an Alexian Brother and was looking forward to his 100th birthday in February.

Obituary | Sr. Rose de Lima Seyfried, CSJ

A funeral Mass was celebrated Dec. 23 at Nazareth Living Center Chapel in south St. Louis County for Sister Rose de Lima Seyfried, CSJ, a retired educator who spent more than two decades in pastoral ministry at Sacred Heart Parish in Crystal City.

Sister Rose, 90, died Dec. 20 at Nazareth of pneumonia.

Obituary | Sr. Mary Josephine Breiner, CSJ

A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 8 at the Nazareth Living Center Chapel for Sister Mary Josephine Breiner, CSJ, a retired teacher.

Sister Josephine, 89, died Jan. 2 at Nazareth of congestive heart failure.

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