NEW YORK — Holy Name Province is mourning the death of the father of a lay member of the JPIC Directorate.
John Loughlin, father of Megan Nerz, former staff member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Raleigh, N.C., died May 18. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated May 21 in St. Simons Island, Ga.
In addition, Bill Reel, a former New York Daily News columnist and early friend of the HNP Communications Office, died May 3 at the age of 71. Reel wrote many columns about the friars and their ministries in New York during the 1970s and ‘80s.