Province Mourns Deaths of Friends, Relatives

HNP Communications Around the Province

NEW YORK — Holy Name Province is mourning the deaths of three relatives of friars.

• Donald Ripley, uncle of Bernard Creighton, OFM, died last month. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Dec. 22 in Elmira, N.Y.

• Amelia Caruso, niece of Jud Weiksnar, OFM, died Dec. 26.

• Katherine O’Connor, sister of Robert Lynch, OFM, died. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Jan. 6 in Newtown Square, Pa. 

Additionally, friars are mourning the deaths two friars of the U.S. provinces.

• Fr. Clement Kurowski, OFM, of Assumption BVM Province, died Dec. 24.

• Fr. Marne Breckensiek, OFM, of St. John the Baptist Province, died Dec. 29 in Cincinnati.