Province Mourns Deaths of Relatives and Friends

HNP Communications Around the Province

NEW YORK — The friars of Holy Name are remembering the mother of one of their brothers, four Allegany sisters, and a friend who died recently.

The mother of Provincial Vicar Dominic Monti, OFM, died Nov. 17 in Bradford, Pa.  A viewing followed by a funeral service will be held Nov. 21 at  Church of the Ascension in Bradford. More information is available from the Provincial Office.

A memorial Mass for James Hynes, OFM, who died Nov. 1, is scheduled for 10:30  a.m. Nov. 22 at St. Clare Church in Buffalo, N.Y.

Funeral services were held last week for Jean Sullivan, mother of Thomas Sullivan, principal of Bishop Timon-St. Jude High School, Buffalo, N.Y., who died Nov. 10. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Nov. 14 at St. Thomas  Aquinas Church in Buffalo.

Last month, several Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, N.Y, died. They were:

  • Sr. Francis Leo Brown, OSF, died on Oct. 23, at St. Joseph Hospital, Tampa, Fla.
  • Sr. Ruth L. Kaltenbach, OSF, died on Oct. 24 at St. Elizabeth Motherhouse, Allegany, N.Y.
  • Sr. Maria das Gracas Tavares de Spousa, OSF, died on Oct. 28 at Emergency Hospital, Anapolis, Goias, Brazil.
  • Sr. Veronica Marie Lonergan, OSF, died on Oct. 30 at St. Elizabeth Motherhouse.