June 20, 2008


Please submit in writing to our office by 10 a.m. Thursday before the week of publication; be sure to state date of death. Obituaries of archdiocesan priests serving our archdiocese are listed elsewhere in The Criterion. Order priests and religious sisters and brothers are included here, unless they are natives of the archdiocese or have other connections to it; those are separate obituaries on this page.

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BAUERLA, Theodore J., 74, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, June 7. Brother of Betty Ann Hutt, Gary and Frank Bauerla. Grandfather of one.

BELVIY, Carl H., 80, Holy Family, New Albany, June 4. Husband of Martha Belviy. Father of Mary and Patricia Stiller. Brother of Clarence Belviy. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of one.

BRUNO, Colby E., 29, St. Barnabas, June 3. Husband of Emily (Green) Bruno. Son of Thomas and Kim (Gray) Bruno. Grandson of Betty Bruno.

CAINE, Stella, 94, Christ the King, Indianapolis, June 4. Mother of Marcia Caine and Elaine Gardner.

CARVER, Elizabeth Rose, 77, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, June 5. Wife of William Carver. Mother of Gloria Gebhart, Alisa Guinnup, Amy Jo, Denise, Dale and William Carver Jr. Sister of Marilyn Keller, Barbara Whitehead and Joseph Sinex. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of two.

CREAMER, Mary L., 83, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, May 27. Mother of Mary Adams, Kathy Fleshman, Sharon Hostetler and J. Michael Creamer. Sister of Joseph Shelton. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of nine.

DYE, Paul Eugene, 51, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, June 5. Husband of Stacy Dye. Son of Phyllis Dye. Brother of Jeanne Riebe, Chip, Tom and Wes Dye.

GILLIN, Anna Frances, 72, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, May 27. Wife of Richard Gillin. Mother of Theresa Bundy, Catherine Traut, Daniel and Thomas Gillin. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of two.

GIORDANO, Eugene, 78, St. Joseph, Rockville, May 22. Husband of Roseann Giordano. Father of Jacqueline Morgan and Pamela Giordano. Grandfather of one.

GREENE, Timothy Joseph, 59, St. Roch, Indianapolis, June 4. Husband of Mickey (Maynard) Greene. Father of Jenna and Timothy Greene. Son of Bernard Greene. Brother of Antoinette Wade, Bernie and Richard Greene. Grandfather of three.

HENDERZAHS, Helen M., 93, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, May 30. Mother of Janet, Dennis and James Henderzahs. Sister of Catherine Douglas.

JENKINS, J. Wilfred, 85, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, June 3. Father of Janna Carr. Brother of Ivan Jenkins. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of eight.

KIRK, Diane M., 66, Holy Family, New Albany, June 4. Wife of Jan Anthony Kirk. Mother of Tracy and Edward Lamb. Grandmother of seven.

KNIERIM, Patrick Joseph, 63, Annunciation, Brazil, May 30. Husband of Janella (Price) Knierim. Father of Michelle Neese and Robert Knierim. Brother of Rosemary Littlefield, Poor Clare Sister Bernadine Knierim, Carmelite Sister Imelda Knierim and Robert Knierim. Grandfather of five.

MARTINEZ, Dario, 47, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, May 29. Husband of Angelica Martinez. Father of Dario, Jose and Sammary Martinez. Brother of Martina, Celestino, Jose and Manuel Martinez. Grandfather of one.

McDOWELL, Joan (Barrett), 73, St. Monica, Indianapolis, June 6. Mother of Colleen Flowers and Richard McDowell. Daughter of Evelyn Ley. Sister of Joy and Susan Lahti, Carol Larocque and Gary Barrett. Grandmother of seven.

MOSBY, Curtis F., 68, St. Paul, Tell City, June 1. Husband of Brenda (Paulin) Mosby. Father of Christopher and Mark Mosby. Brother of Margie Hagan.

O’CONNOR, Norma Jeanne (Wells), 80, Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, June 5. Wife of Omer O’Connor. Mother of Peggy Novotany, Patricia, Christopher, Daniel and Michael Stahl. Sister of Don Wells. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of six.

PARRY, Willifred (Burrows), 85, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, June 8. Mother of Joellen Lee, Conne Opat, Roseanne Smith and Frank Parry. Sister of Babs Hybarger, Kack Moore and Lucy Truan. Grandmother of 11.

POWELL, Roberta, 68, St. Paul, Tell City, May 17. Mother of Teresa Sterchi and Dora York. Sister of Becky Richards, Dorothy Sanders and Jean Suhrheinrich. Grandmother of five.

RICHARD, Joseph M., 58, St. Paul, Tell City, May 15. Husband of Diana Richard. Father of Chad, Crag and Cris Arnold. Son of Katherin Richard. Brother of Kay Holman and Charles Richard.

RUBEY, James S., 75, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, May 31. Father of Diana Sebastian and James Rubey. Brother of Theresa Russman and Maxe Duffy.

SCHNELKER, Cecilia, 92, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 2. Mother of Carol Forssander, H. James and Philip Schnelker. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of three.

SIMMONS, Elizabeth Zentko (Garrison), 90, Annunciation, Brazil, June 2. Wife of Thurman Simmons. Stepmother of one. Sister of Therese Newport, Mary Frances Sharp and Albert Zentko. Step-grandmother of two.

STEWART, Colleen M., 38, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, May 30. Mother of Chyla Stewart and Christopher Schaler. Daughter of Kathleen (Lynch) Schaler. Sister of Patrick Schaler. Granddaughter of Lucille (Fritz) Lynch.

STUEHRENBERG, Crystal Ann, 67, St. Mary, Greensburg, June 15. Wife of Paul Stuehrenberg. Mother of Dale Gramman, Paula Pettit, Jodi Robbins and Paul Stuehrenberg Jr. Sister of Martha Weintraut and Edward Elliott. Grandmother of seven.

TAYLOR, Jonnae Nicole, 15, St. Joseph, Sellersburg, June 9. Daughter of John and Denise Taylor. Sister of Lydia, Austin, Layne and Nolan Taylor.

WARNER, Jacob Paul, infant, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, June 3. Son of Paul and Jennifer (Codarmaz) Warner. Brother of Amelia and David Warner. Grandson of David and Carmen Codarmaz and Wally and Shirley Warner.

WHEATLEY, William E., 78, St. Paul, Tell City, June 1. Husband of Anna Wheatley. Father of Debbie Hess, Brenda Martin, Allen and Jim Wheatley. Brother of Marie Peter. Grandfather of 15.

WOOLSEY, Robert E., Jr., 41, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, June 5. Husband of Charity Ann Carbonell-Woolsey. Father of Emma, Kaleigh, Madeline and Olivia Woolsey. Stepfather of Jamie Maher. Son of Margaret Woolsey. Brother of Debra Allard and Dawn Surber. †

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