Deaths in Franciscan Communities

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Franciscan deaths

The Province is mourning the recent passing of two friars from the English-speaking Conference and a Franciscan sister.

Fr. Norbert De Amato, OFM, 95, of Immaculate Conception Province, died on July 29.

Fr. Ted Bracco, OFM, 79, of Sacred Heart Province died Aug. 8 in Quincy, Il.

Sr. Barbara Ann Sipple, OSF, 80, a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, N.Y., died on Sept. 6 at St. Elizabeth Motherhouse in Allegany.

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 the USFranciscans website.

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