The Holy Name Province community is mourning the deaths of relatives of two friars.
Walter Czerwinski, father of James Czerwinski, OFM, of Butler, N.J., died Oct 2 in Buffalo, N.Y. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Oct. 5 at St. John Kanty Church in Buffalo.
James Mudd, brother of Gerald Mudd, OFM, of Loudonville, N.Y., died Oct. 2 at the age of 58. A funeral Mass was offered Oct. 5 at St. Elizabeth Seton Church in Naples, Fla.
In addition, the friars mourn the death former friar John Brennan, who died Sept. 20 in his home in Moravia, N.Y., and Sr. Marie Cecilia Schiffer, OSF, a Franciscan Sister of Allegany, who died on Oct. 6 at St. Elizabeth Motherhouse, Allegany, N.Y.