Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased

HNP Communications Around the Province

The Province is mourning the death of several people connected to the friars’ ministries.

Gordon Thomas, 90, father of Jocelyn Thomas, director of communications for Holy Name Province, died Jan. 22 in Somerset, N.J. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by John O’Connor, OFM, on Jan. 29 at St. Bonaventure Church in Paterson, N.J.

Roderick Hughes III, 70, a philosophy professor at St. Bonaventure University for more than 45 years, died Jan. 30. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered by Francis Di Spigno, OFM, on Feb. 3 at the university chapel.

Editor’s note: Contact information for survivors of the deceased can be obtained by calling the Provincial Office at 646-473-0265.