During recent weeks, two members of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia and friars from two U.S. provinces have passed to eternal life.
Br. Edward Makowiecki, OFM, 76, of Assumption Province, died in Milwaukee on Jan. 16.
Two members of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia have died: Sr. Miriam Patrice Hausman, OSF, 77, on Feb. 6 in Aston, Pa., and Sr. Clare Carty, OSF, 78, on Feb. 14 in Chester, Pa.
Three members of Immaculate Conception Province have died: Fr. Ottaviano Bartolini, 95, on Feb. 7 in Guatemala, Fr. Benedict-Joseph D’Alessandro, OFM, 77, on Feb. 8 in New York City, and Fr. Berard Tufo, OFM, 91, on Feb. 11 in Boston.
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