Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased

HNP Communications Around the Province

Holy Name is mourning the deaths of a father and brother of two friars.

• Walter J. Liss, father of Walter Liss, OFM, of Loudonville, N.Y., died Aug. 7. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Aug. 11 at Holy Cross Church in New Britain, Conn.

• Martin Schlatter, brother of David Schlatter, OFM, of Silver Spring, Md., died Aug. 9 at his home in Winter Springs, Fla. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Aug. 14 at St. Margaret Mary Church in Winter Park, Fla.

In addition, the friars mourn the deaths of two friends of the Province.

• Maurice Bissonnette died Aug. 6 in Providence, R.I. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Aug. 12. Bissonnette was a friend and supporter of the Franciscan ministries in Providence. He and his wife, Connie, received Francis Medals in 2007.

• Ann Barbara Rego, mother of Barbara Sincaglia, died Aug. 10. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Aug. 14 at St. Bonaventure Church in Paterson, N.J. Sincaglia is an administrative assistant for St. Anthony’s Guild.