Province Mourns Deaths of Relative, Friends

HNP Communications Around the Province

NEW YORK – The Province is mourning the death of a sister of a friar and two friends.

Joan Trabert, sister of Juvenal Leahy, OFM, died April 15. A Mass of Christian Burial was held April 18 at St. John the Baptist Church in Kenmore, N.Y.

In addition, the friars are mourning the death of the son of Carl Paladino, former St. Bonaventure University trustee, and a friar from another OFM province.

Patrick Paladino, a 1997 graduate of Bishop Timon-St. Jude High School and attendee of St. Bonaventure, died March 30 as a result of injuries suffered in a car accident.

Br. Gerald Jackson, OFM, of St. John the Baptist Province, died March 25 in Cincinnati, Ohio.