During the recent months, several Franciscans passed to eternal life. They are:
Sr. Madelyn Francis Portanova, OSF, 100, a Franciscan Sister of Allegany, N.Y., died on Oct. 2 at the St. Elizabeth Motherhouse healthcare center in Allegany, N.Y.
Fr. John Boehman, OFM, 81, of St. John the Baptist Province, died Aug. 1 in Cincinnati, Ohio. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Aug. 6 at St. Clement’s Church, St. Bernard’s, Ohio.
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