During recent weeks, several Franciscans have passed to eternal life.
Fr. Gino Piccoli, OFM, 72, of St. Barbara Province, died April 15.
Fr. Cecil Kleber, OFM, 92, of Our Lady of Guadalupe Province, died March 31 at San Juan Diego Friary in Albuquerque, N.M.
Sr. Mary Angelina Manzi, OSC, 90, of Andover, Mass., died March 31.
Fr. Noel William, OFM, of St. John the Baptist Province, 97, died March 23 in Cincinnati. He was the oldest friar in the province.
Fr. Pat Kendrick, OFM, 81, of Sacred Heart Province, died March 21 in Dittmer, Mo.
Sr. Antonio Ho, OSF, Franciscan Sister of the Holy Infant Jesus, died last month in Taipei.