Deaths in Franciscan Communities

HNP Communications Franciscan World

During the recent months, several Franciscans passed to eternal life. They are:

Br. Theo Ballman, OFM, of Sacred Heart Province, died Dec. 10 in Manitowoc, Ill.

Fr. Damien Murlkey, OFM, 83, of St. John the Baptist Province, who died Dec. 3 in Ohio.

Fr. Michael (Charlie) Derbish, OFM, of Assumption BVM Province, who died Dec. 2 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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