Obituaries

Funeral Mass celebrated for Sr. Daneel Davinroy, SSND; longtime educator

A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 21 for Sister Daneel Davinroy at the School Sisters of Notre Dame Motherhouse Chapel in South St. Louis County.

Sister Daneel, an educator for 51 years, died Jan. 17 at Anna House-The Sarah Community, in Bridgeton from heart failure. She was 99.

An Illinois native, she entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1931. She professed first vows in 1934 and final vows in 1940. She earned a master's in elementary administration in 1967 and a bachelor's in history in 1950, both from St. Louis University.

Funeral Mass celebrated for Fr. James Lienert, MSF, 84; was missionary in Mexico

A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 11 at Old Mission San Luis Rey in Oceanside, Calif., for Father James P. Lienert, MSF, who served as a missionary in Mexico, serving as pastor of a parish in Coahuila, Mexico, for 33 years.

Father Lienert died Jan. 4 at age 84.

Msgr. Bernard E. Granich dies; was former vice chancellor, archivist

A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Msgr. Bernard E. Granich at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 7622 Sutherland Ave. in Shrewsbury. Archbishop Robert J. Carlson will be the celebrant.

Msgr. Granich, a former vice chancellor and archdiocesan archivist, died Jan. 19. He was 82 years old. The wake will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, at Kutis Affton Chapel, 10152 Gravois Road.

Sr. Marie Getz; business teacher

A funeral Mass was celebrated Jan. 8 for Sister Marie Getz, a former educator, at Nazareth Living Center in South St. Louis County. Sister Marie, a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 64 years, died Jan. 4 at Nazareth Living Center. She was 94.

Sister Mary Jane Sweeney; teacher, librarian

A memorial Mass was celebrated Jan. 9 at the Church of the Seven Dolors at the Loretto motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky., for Sister Mary Jane Sweeney, a longtime math and business teacher, librarian and secretary. Sister Mary Jane, in her 64th year as a a Loretto Sister, died at Jan. 7 at the motherhouse. She was 91 years old.

Another memorial Mass for Sister Jane will be celebrated on Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Loretto Center, 590 E. Lockwood Ave. in Webster Groves. (Time to be determined as of Review press time.)

Deacon Eugene J. Czarnecki; served South County parishes

A funeral Mass was celebrated Dec. 29 for Deacon Eugene J. Czarnecki at St. Bernadette Church in Lemay.

Deacon Czarnecki, a retired deacon, died Christmas Day, Dec. 25, at age 78.

A St. Louis native, he served in the U.S. Army from 1952-54 and was employed by Emerson Electric for 30 years as a production and inventory control analyst. He married the former Betty Probst on Aug. 7, 1954.

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