NEW YORK — Holy Name Province is mourning the deaths of mothers of two friars.
• Teresa Ranalli Chepaitis, mother of Peter Chepaitis, OFM, died Dec. 4. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Dec. 11 at St. Mary’s Church in Hudson, N.Y.
• Irene Stewart, mother of the late Robert Stewart, OFM, died Dec. 3. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered Dec. 5 at St. Patrick’s Residence in Naperville, Ill.
Additionally, friars are mourning the death of Fr. Rudolph Wieszczek, OFM, of Assumption BVM Province.