Holy Name Province is mourning the deaths of a longtime affiliate of the Province and the relatives of two friars.
Bertalia Jimenez, 102, grandmother of Edgardo Jara, OFM, of Silver Spring, Md., died on Dec. 28, 2018 in Costa Rica. A funeral Mass was celebrated in Ciudad Quesada, San Carlos, Costa Rica.
Robert Chambers, 87, an affiliate of Holy Name Province since 1971, and longtime principal of Bishop Timon High School in Buffalo, N.Y., died on Jan. 10. He was buried in Buffalo on Jan. 14, wearing his Franciscan habit.
George Elliott, 63, brother of Zachary Elliott, OFM, of Tampa, Fla., died on Jan. 13 in Florida.
Editor’s note: Contact information for survivors of the deceased can be obtained by calling the Provincial Office at 646-473-0265.
- “Bishop Timon-St. Jude High School Launches Franciscan Fund” – Jan. 2, 2013, HNP Today
- “Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased” – Dec. 12, 2018, HNP Today