Obituaries

Obituary | Sr. Frances Therese Hansman, CPPS

A funeral Mass for Sister Frances Therese Hansman was celebrated July 8 at St. Joseph Chapel in O'Fallon. Sister Frances Therese died July 1 at Mount Carmel Senior Living in O'Fallon. She was 84 and was a Sister of the Most Precious Blood for 61 years.

Obituary | Sr. Carol Haggarty, RSCJ

A memorial Mass for Sister Carol Haggarty was celebrated June 22 at the Oakwood chapel in Atherton, Calif. Sister Carol, 75, died June 18 in Atherton.

Obituary | Sr. Catherine Ann Gleason, CSJ

A funeral Mass for Sister Catherine Ann Gleason, CSJ, was celebrated June 28 at Nazareth Living Center. Sister Catherine died June 23. She was 93 and a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for 74 years.

Born Feb. 15, 1924, in Ishpeming, Mich., Sister Catherine joined the community in 1942, inspired by sisters who taught her in grade school. She received the name Sister Mary Hanora (her grandmother's name) but switched back to her baptismal name, Catherine Ann, in 1968.

Obituary | Archbishop John R. Quinn

SAN FRANCISCO — Retired Archbishop John R. Quinn of San Francisco, who led the Northern California archdiocese for 18 years, died June 22 after a long illness. He was 88.

Funeral arrangements were pending.

Archbishop Quinn was the sixth archbishop of San Francisco, serving from April 26, 1977, until his retirement Dec. 27, 1995. He was president of what is now the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops from 1977 to 1980.

Obituary | Sr. Mary Ann Lavin, CSJ

A funeral Mass for Sister Mary Ann Lavin was to be celebrated June 22 at Nazareth Living Center in south St. Louis County. Sister Mary Ann, 85, died June 19 at Nazareth of end stages of dementia. She served for more than 50 years as an educator.

Obituary | Sr. Miriam Sitarz, OSF

A funeral Mass for Sister Miriam Sitarz, OSF, was celebrated June 12 at the Lally Room on the Carberry Campus of Cardinal Ritter Senior Services in Shrewsbury. Sister Miriam died June 3 at Mary, Queen and Mother Center in St. Louis. A Franciscan Sister of Our Lady of Perpetual Help for 84 years, she was 100 years old.

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