Holy Name Province is mourning the deaths of siblings of two friars.
John Murphy, 88, brother of Thomas Murphy, OFM, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Oct. 15 in Marietta, Ohio.
Dana Pierce, 88, brother of John Pierce, OFM, of Butler, N.J., died Oct. 24. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Oct. 28 at Most Blessed Sacrament Church in Wakefield, Mass.
Editor’s note: Contact information for survivors of the deceased can be obtained by calling the Provincial Office at 646-473-0265.
- “Province Extends Sympathy to Families of Deceased” — Oct. 15, 2015, HNP Today
- “Deaths in Franciscan Communities” — Oct. 27, 2015, HNP Today