Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased

HNP Communications Around the Province

Holy Name Province is mourning the relatives of two friars.

Rachel Koproski-Scarfia, sister-in-law of Gabriel Scarfia, OFM, of East Aurora, N.Y., died on Oct. 31 in Clearwater, Fla.

Fr. Charles Schneider, SVD, 97, cousin of Neil O’Connell, OFM, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Nov. 6.

Fr. Anselm Moons, OFM, 92, a member of the Dutch Province, Holy Martyrs of Gorkum, died Nov. 13 in Warmond, The Netherlands. At the invitation of Holy Name Province, Fr. Anselm came to the United States in 1985 to prepare friars for overseas missions. He later became the founder of the Franciscan Mission Service in Washington, D.C.

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

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