Province Extends Sympathy to Family of Deceased

Maria Hayes Around the Province

The Province is mourning the death of several friends and relatives.

McLester (Lester) McDowell, 85, a member of St. Mary of the Angels Church in Anderson, S.C., and longtime friend of the friars, died on Monday. A wake will be held at St. Mary’s from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at noon on Friday, Oct. 23 at St. Joseph Church in Anderson.

Patricia Ford Money, 53, cousin of Lawrence Ford, OFM, of New York City,died Oct. 8. Money is an alumna of St. Bonaventure University, class of 1983, where her son, Billy, is a freshman. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Oct. 13 at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Fairfield, Conn.

Joan Cuff, 81, sister of Conrad Harkins, OFM, of St. Petersburg, Fla.,died Oct. 8. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Oct. 10 at St. Gregory the Great Church in Virginia Beach, Va.

John Gianopoulos, 91, father of Janet Gianopoulos, a Francis Medal recipient and former staff member of the Province, died Oct. 4.

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