Deaths in Franciscan Communities

HNP Communications Franciscan World

The Province is mourning the deaths of an Assumption Province friar and a Franciscan sister.

Sr. Elizabeth Amaral, OSC, a member of the Poor Clares in Jamaica Plains, Mass., died April 1.

Fr. Howard Stunek, OFM, 91, of Assumption BVM Province, died April 5 in Union Grove, Wis. Masses of Christian Burial were celebrated in Burlington, Wis., on April 11, and in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 15. A private burial took place at Rittman, Ohio, Military Cemetery.

Editor’s note: HNP Today publishes news of the deaths of Franciscan brothers, priests and sisters. Information should be emailed to the HNP Communications Office. Information about friars of other OFM provinces of the United States can be found on the USFranciscans website

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