Deaths in Franciscan Communities

HNP Communications Franciscan World

During recent weeks, several Franciscans have passed to eternal life. Immaculene Fook-Kong, OSF, 89, a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, N.Y., died on Sept. 17 at St. Elizabeth Motherhouse in Allegany. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Sept. 22 at the motherhouse. Sr. Mary Cecilia Keyser, OSC, 70, of the Monastery of St. Clare in Wappinger Falls, N.Y., …

Deaths in Franciscan Communities

Maria Hayes Franciscan World

During recent weeks, several Franciscans have passed to eternal life. Fr. Gary Bernhardt, OFM, 56, of Sacred Heart Province died Aug. 26, in St. Louis. He was director of Franciscan Charities and of his province’s development office, according to the obituary in the Sept. 2 issue of Around the Province. Fr. John Robert Scarangello, OFM, 59, of Immaculate Conception Province, …

Deaths in Franciscan Communities

HNP Communications Franciscan World

During recent weeks, three Franciscan sisters have passed to eternal life. Sr. Teresa Dericks, OSC, of the Monastery of St. Clare in Jamaica Plain, Mass., died July 30. She was one of the Poor Clares stationed in Gumma Ken, Japan, when the foundation started. Sr. Mary David Fraine, OSC, also from Jamaica Plain, died Aug. 17. Sr. Ellen Marie Mulloy, …