Obituaries

Life

Deacon Robert J. Hacker remembered for putting faith first
Apr 27 2015
Deacon Robert J. Hacker, who was for many years assigned to pastoral care at now-closed Church Hospital in Baltimore’s Washington Hill neighborhood, was remembered as a man completely dedicated to God and his family.

Sister Annamae Haran, I.H.M., dies
Apr 27 2015
A funeral Mass for Sister M. Annamae Haran, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, was offered April 21.

Cardinal George, 78, dies after long fight with cancer
Apr 17 2015
Cardinal Francis E. George, the retired archbishop of Chicago who was the first native Chicagoan to head the archdiocese, died April 17.

Sister Elena Goulding, O.S.F., dies
Apr 15 2015
A funeral Mass for Sister Elena Goulding, of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, was offered April 14.

Mutscheller, steady Baltimore Colt, was a ‘Catholic gentleman’
Apr 14 2015
Former Baltimore Colts player Jim Mutscheller died April 10 of kidney failure.

Sister Helen Marie Lutz, O.S.U., dies
Apr 06 2015
A funeral Mass for Ursuline Sister Helen Marie Lutz was offered March 25 at the Ursuline Motherhouse in Louisville, Ky.

Discussing death with your children
Mar 23 2015
Ask any parent about his or her top priority in life and most of their answers will be same: their children.

Sister Marilyn Spellman, S.U.S.C., dies
Mar 20 2015
Holy Union Sister Marilyn Spellman, who served in Baltimore, died March 11. She was 81.

Cardinal Egan’s ‘pearl of great price’ described as his faith in Jesus
Mar 11 2015
“His ‘pearl of great price’ his faith in Jesus Christ,” New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said.

Trinitarians remember Father Dorn as compassionate soul, computer whiz
Mar 11 2015
Trinitarian Father John Leo Dorn was a Baltimore native who served as pastor and associate pastor of St. Lawrence Martyr, Jessup, as well as in several leadership roles.

Cardinal Egan, retired archbishop of New York, dies at 82
Mar 05 2015
Cardinal Edward M. Egan, retired archbishop of the New York Archdiocese, died March 5 at age 82, less than a month before his 83rd birthday.

Fellow cleric remembers Father Purvey as ‘old-school priest’
Mar 04 2015
Father J. James Purvey, who served at several parishes in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, was remembered as a priest who could tell a good story and had a special commitment to visiting and anointing the sick.

Sister Melba Beine, O.P., dies
Mar 03 2015
A funeral Mass for Adrian Dominican Sister Melba Beine will be offered March 11 in Adrian, Mich.

Sister Beatrice Wise, D.C., dies
Mar 03 2015
A funeral Mass was offered Feb. 28 for Daughter of Charity Sister Beatrice Wise.

Father Hesburgh’s long shadow extended to Baltimore
Mar 02 2015
Father Theodore M. Hesburgh had considerable influence that was felt in Baltimore and among local Catholics.