August 27, 2010


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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ALLGOOD, Orvilla Wilda, 82, St. Bernadette, Indianapolis, Aug. 5. Mother of Joella Short, Judith Stuart, Jeffery and Jerry Buergelin, and David Collins.

BRINKWORTH, John G., Sr., 79, Holy Family, New Albany, Aug. 9. Husband of Mary Ann Brinkworth. Father of Leslie Treat, Gary, Jeff and Tom Brinkworth. Brother of Becky Schmidt and Dave Brinkworth. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of four.

CARROLL, Dean A., 49, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Aug. 13. Husband of Suzanne Carroll. Father of James and Nicholas Carroll. Son of Allen and Maxine Carroll. Brother of Terry Augspurger. Grandfather of three.

CHAFFIN, Joyce (Larner), 73, St. Mary, New Albany, Aug. 5. Mother of Dennis Chaffin. Sister of Marie Kramer and Shirley Larner.

COOLEY, Charles Gerald, 66, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Aug. 8. Husband of Jane Lynn (Ingermann) Cooley. Father of John and Tom Cooley. Grandfather of three.

CUMMINGS, Jo Ann Frances, 81, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Aug. 12. Mother of Joanne Busch and Carole Cummings. Sister of Norma Harris. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of seven.

EVERSOLE, James R., 70, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Aug. 13. Husband of Marjorie (Schultz) Eversole. Father of Joni Coffey, Judy Koons, Jude, Brent, Dean and James Eversole. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of two.

GETTELFINGER, Rebecca (Friedman), 58, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyds Knobs, Aug. 17. Wife of Dennis Gettelfinger. Mother of Kristin Robinson and Todd Gettelfinger. Daughter of Raymond and Dorothy Gettelfinger. Sister of Jackie Baumann and Brenda Kruer.

HAGAN, Lawrence Irwin, 60, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, July 24. Husband of Cindy Hagan. Father of Ashley and Nathan Hagan. Brother of Mary Jane Crowder, Deborah and John Hagan. Grandfather of two.

HAGAN, Nancy K., 79, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, July 23. Mother of Mary McAuley, Bobby, Don, Greg, Jeff, Marty, Michael, P.J., Rick and Tim Hagan. Sister of Jim and John Scharfenberger. Grandmother of 30. Great-grandmother of nine.

HELMSING, Iole (Sanges), 92, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Cambridge City, Aug. 13. Mother of Silvia Hamilton, Frank and Robert Helmsing. Grandmother of five.

HORTEMILLER, Agnes E., 85, St. Louis, Batesville, Aug. 13. Mother of Marilyn Davis, Mary Beth Dickman, Carolyn Dieckmann, Robert and William Hortemiller. Sister of Monica Poole and Rita Wahl. Stepsister of Anna Mae Wagner and Albert Niehaus. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of five.

HUGHES, Patricia, 80, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Aug. 15. Cousin of Dorothy Snyder and Dick Quinn.

JENKS, William B., 69, St. Mary, New Albany, Aug. 4. Husband of Susie (O’Hara) Jenks. Father of Suzy Kaelin. Stepfather of Sharon Bullock, Mark and Scott Farmer. Brother of Anna Board and Pat Leist-Stumler. Grandfather of two.

LEE, Gerald Edward, 83, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Aug. 3. Husband of Jean Lee.

MAY, Dorothy (Hilbert), 80, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Aug. 15. Mother of Connie Griswold, Gregory and Jeffrey May. Sister of Catherine Keal, Lena Roach and Marie Wheeler. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of nine. Great-great-grandmother of one.

MOLLAUN, Albert H., 90, St. Louis, Batesville, Aug. 19. Father of Brenda Filler, Bertie Schoettelkotte, Donna Wallpe, Darlene, Bernie and Dan Mollaun. Brother of Joan Moorman, Mary Weigel and Rita Zimmerman. Grandfather of 22. Great-grandfather of 40. Great-great-grandfather of four.

NEUHAUSEL, Sharon A., 66, Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, Aug. 14. Mother of Tony Clark and Harold Neuhausel. Sister of Dora Baldwin, Peggy Beaver, Donna Isenhower, Gerald and Harold Baldwin. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of three.

REDELMAN, Vera A., 94, St. Anne, New Castle, Aug. 11. Mother of Doug Redelman. Grandmother of one. Great-grandmother of three.

WHITAKER, James Denton, 74, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Aug. 11. Father of Tamara Mercer, Cheryl, James Jr. and Michael Whitaker. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of three. †

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