Deaths in Franciscan Communities

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Franciscan deaths

Holy Name Province is mourning the recent passing of two friars and two Franciscan sisters.

Sr. Ann Carville, OSF, 77, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities, died Feb. 3 in Millvale, Pa. She had served as executive director of the Franciscan Federation from 1981 to 1988 and associate director of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men.

Sr. Katherine Siegel, FMSC, 72, a member of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart, died March 10 in Peekskill, N.Y.

Fr. Conrad Rebmann, OFM, 93, a member of St. John the Baptist Province, died on March 12 in St. Bernard, Ohio.

Br. Maurice (Mo) Peltier, OFM, 93, a member of St. Barbara Province, died March 14 in Oakland, Calif.

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

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