July 30, 2010


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ALEXANDER, William L., 74, St. Joseph, Sellersburg, July 19. Husband of Patricia Alexander. Father of Greg, Keith, Ken, Larry, Mark and Terry Alexander. Brother of Virginia Havely, Carolyn Mace, Mary McDonald, Pat Whitehead, Ronald Alexander, Fred McDonald and Bud Van Sickle. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of one.

BREMER, Richard, 76, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, July 24. Husband of Carole (Minnich) Bremer. Father of Jeanne Fagan, David, Michael and Terry Bremer. Grandfather of seven.

BROCK, Christopher Dale, 39, St. Joseph, Jennings County, June 19. Husband of Heather Brock. Father of Lucas and Ryan Brock. Son of Terry and Sally Brock. Brother of Clinton Brock.

BRUNO, Salvador John, 59, Christ the King, Indianapolis, July 10. Son of Etta Naomi Bruno. Brother of Di Ann Thanas, Charles, J. Joseph, Michael and Thomas Bruno.

CAMPBELL, Doris (Lolla), 84, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, July 5. Mother of Doris Jean Lewis. Sister of Carlena Coe, Angel Lawson, Evelyn Ridley, Sondra Swanigan, Donald and Floyd Lolla Jr., and Jerry Parham.

CARPENTER, Albert Woodie, 72, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, July 2. Brother of Judy Bridgeman and Kirk Carpenter.

CARRASQUILLO, Justina Aida, 73, St. Mary, New Albany, July 16. Wife of Hector Carrasquillo. Mother of Geraldine Smith, Dominic Morales, Julie, Hector and Luis Rafael Carrasquillo. Sister of four. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of five.

ERPELDING, Alvin J., 91, St. Paul the Apostle, Greencastle, July 20. Father of Anne Woods and Louis Erpelding. Brother of Cyril Erpelding. Grandfather of three.

FASNACHT, Mary Louise, 80, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, July 17. Sister of Edward Fasnacht. Aunt of several.

JENNINGS, F. Robert, 87, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, June 14. Husband of Rosemary (Bowlen) Jennings. Father of Rosemarie Akles, Barbara Cripe, Beverly Davis, Brenda Hopkins, Betty Snodgrass, Rebecca, Brian, Bruce and Robert Jennings. Grandfather of 22. Great-grandfather of 22.

JUNG, Robert E., 74, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, July 20. Husband of Nancy Jung. Father of Robert Jung II.

KILMARK, Alma, 87, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, June 25. Stepmother of Mary Bennett and Donald Kilmark. Aunt of Maria Johnson.

MATERN, Lawrence W., 50, St. Ann, Jennings County, July 19. Husband of Tammy Matern. Father of Megan, Morganne, Chad and Craig Matern. Son of Agnes Matern. Brother of Maryjo Kent, Patricia Kintner, Sharon Low, Chuck, Danny, Donnie and Roger Matern. Grandfather of two.

MAUER, Margaret (Schroeder), 89, St. Mary, Greensburg, July 19. Wife of Leonard Mauer. Mother of Ruth Ann Cook, Angela Kelly, Mary Jo Nieman, Judy, Nita, Larry, Mark, Michael, Roger and Timothy Mauer. Sister of Teresa Horan, Catherine Mauer, David and Justin Schroeder. Grandmother of 22. Great-grandmother of three.

MAXEY, Mary Louise, 93, Christ the King, Indianapolis, July 18. Mother of Patricia Gailbraith and Martha Selle. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of eight.

MILLIGAN, Agnes M., 92, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, July 19. Aunt of several. Great-aunt of several. Great-great aunt of several.

NOON, Mary Lou, 83, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, July 13. Mother of Sharon Breck, Lou Ann Von Allmen, David, Jimmy and Larry Noon. Sister of Frank, Jack and Joe Spitznagel. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of five.

SCHMIDT, Richard L. Sr., 82, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, July 19. Husband of Rena Schmidt. Father of Valerie Jackson, Brenda Jo Jones, Allen and Victor Bennett, and Richard Schmidt Jr. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of eight.

TIMBERLAKE, Paul D., 70, St. Mary, Lanesville, July 7. Husband of Eileen Timberlake. Father of Marsha Bezy, Vivian, Brian, Dennis, Gary and Kevin Timberlake. Grandfather of five.

TODD, Vivian J., 88, Christ the King, Indianapolis, July 14. Sister of Victoria and Vince Todd.

WAGNER, Cletus A., 79, St. Maurice, Napoleon, July 1. Husband of Eileen (Thole) Wagner. Father of Marlene Prickel, Janice Simon, Jeffrey, Kenneth, Robert and Thomas Wagner. Brother of Burdella Brancamp, Richard and William Wagner. Grandfather of 17. (correction)

Franciscan Sister Margaret Mary Hollingsworth was a teacher, nurse

Franciscan Sister Margaret Mary Hollingsworth, formerly Sister Mary Ambrose, died on July 15 at St. Clare Hall, the health care facility for the Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, in Oldenburg. She was 85.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on July 19 at the motherhouse chapel in Oldenburg. Burial followed at the sisters’ cemetery.

She was born on Jan. 19, 1925, in Morganfield, Ky.

She entered the Oldenburg Franciscan community on Jan. 28, 1944, and professed her final vows on Aug. 12, 1949.

Sister Margaret Mary taught at Catholic grade schools and high schools for 28 years from 1946-74.

In the archdiocese, she taught at the former St. Andrew School in Richmond, the former Holy Family School in Richmond and St. Vincent de Paul School in Bedford.

In Indianapolis, Sister Margaret Mary taught at St. Mark the Evangelist School, Our Lady of Lourdes School, the former St. Mary School and the former Holy Trinity School.

She also taught at Catholic schools in the Diocese of Evansville and in Ohio.

In 1974, Sister Margaret Mary entered the nursing field and ministered as a licensed practical nurse at a nursing home in Evansville then for 11 years with Beverly Home Health Care in Indianapolis.

She retired to the motherhouse in Oldenburg in 2003.

Surviving are two sisters, Catherine Bennett of Evansville and Dorothy Blades of Dixon, Ky.; and two brothers, Charles Hollingsworth of Evansville and Paul Hollingsworth of Evansville.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the Sisters of St. Francis, P.O. Box 100, Oldenburg, IN 47036.

Daughter of Charity Josephine Tarquini served in Indianapolis

Daughter of Charity Josephine Tarquini died on July 16 at Seton Residence in Evansville, Ind. She was 100.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on July 20 at the Seton Residence Chapel in Evansville. Burial followed at St. Joseph Cemetery in Evansville.

Josephine Tarquini was born on Feb. 20, 1910, in Italy. When she was 5, she was trapped for several days under debris from an earthquake that killed her family.

In 1930, she completed certification in social work at Simmons College in Boston.

She joined the Daughters of Charity on Oct. 20, 1932.

Sister Josephine earned certification as a registered nurse in 1934 at DePaul School of Nursing in St. Louis.

She served as the head nurse of the pediatrics department at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis until 1935.

For the next 22 years, she ministered as a nurse, social worker and recreation director at DePaul Settlement in Chicago.

After serving for a short time at St. Elizabeth Home in New Orleans, Sister Josephine began a 20-year ministry assignment at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis from March 1958 through July 1978.

During that time, she served as the supervisor of the outpatient department, worked in medical records and was the local superior of the Daughters of Charity at the St. Vincent Residence.

Sister Josephine moved to Seton Manor in Evansville in 1978 to work in the library, and assist her community with oral histories and translations.

In 1979, she moved to Seton Haven in Montgomery, Ala., where she served as the activities director and continued her translation work until 1988.

In 1988, Sister Josephine returned to Seton Residence in Evansville, where she continued her prayer ministry.

Memorial gifts will benefit the Church’s ministry to the Otomi Indians in Mexico, and may be sent to the Daughters of Charity Foundation, 9400 New Harmony Road, Evansville, IN 47720. †

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