Obituary | Father Robert Warsey, OSM

The funeral Mass for Father Robert Warsey, OSM, was celebrated March 15 at Annunciata Church in Chicago. Father Warsey died March 9 at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Ill. He was 67 years of age, a friar for 36 years and priest for 33 years.

Obituary | Father Peter Mary Rookey, OSM

A funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 15 at Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica in Chicago for Father Peter Mary Rookey, a priest of the Order of Friar Servants of Mary (Servites), an internationally known healing priest who frequently traveled to St. Louis to celebrate healing Masses.

Father Rookey died Sept. 10 at Our Lady of Sorrows Monastery in Chicago. He was 97 and was a priest for 73 years.

Obituary | Br. Joel Lechner, OSM

A memorial Mass was to be celebrated June 23 for Brother Joel Lechner, OSM, at Seven Holy Founders Church in Affton. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, June 26, at St. Joan of Arc Parish in St. Clair Shores, Mich.

Brother Joel, a Servite brother and an ordained deacon, died June 16 at deGreeff Hospice House in St. Louis after a seven-month battle with cancer. He was 55.

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