May 24, 2013


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ADOLAY, Anthony Stephen, 58, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, May 12. Husband of Mary (Madden) Adolay. Father of Anthony and Kevin Adolay. Brother of Paula Campbell, Cindy Gaffney, Lou Ann Ludlow, Mark and Peter Adolay. Grandfather of three.

ANDRES, Paul J., 91, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, May 7. Father of Rosie Donner, Kathy Martin, Donna Swartz, Chuck, David, John, Mike and Ron Andres. Grandfather of 19. Great-grand-father of 15.

CLARK, Allen J., 87, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, May 7. Father of Lisa Benoit, Meg Deckert, Mary Duke, Cynthy Fehring, Jenny Sprengard, Denny, Marty and Vince Clark. Grandfather of 32. Great-grandfather of 22.

COYLE, Virginia Lee, 91, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, May 2. Mother of Sharon Ballard, Kathy Cox, Patricia and William Coyle. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 14. Great-great-grandmother of one.

DECAMP, Bernie G., 82, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, April 27. Husband of JoAnn Decamp. Father of Dana Burgin, Denise Hammond, Libby Himmelheber and Stephen Moneypenny. Brother of Dorothy Herman. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of seven.

DiSALVO, Eileen Hahn (Croston), 72, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, May 15. Wife of Daniel DiSalvo. Mother of Maureen Lewis, Christine and Theresa Hahn. Sister of Judith Bubel and Nora Ehrhardt. Grandmother of one.

HEWETT, Joseph P., 36, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, May 6. Husband of Karen (Yoder) Hewett. Son of Bill and Ruth Hewett. Brother of Kelly Paradise, B.A. and Josh Hewett.

HILL, Ronald D., Sr., 68, Holy Family, Oldenburg, May 11. Husband of Diane (Young) Hill. Father of Kimberly and Ronald Hill Jr. Brother of Larry Hill. Grandfather of two.

HOOD, David Scott, 49, Holy Trinity, Indianapolis, May 3. Son of Dean and Marcia Hood. Brother of Robin Blaettner, Leigh Kinney and Marci Price.

JENNINGS, Rosemary B., 88, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, May 8. Mother of Barbara Cripe, Bev Davis, Brenda Hopkins, Betty Snodgrass, Rebecca, Rosemarie, Brian, Bob and Bruce Jennings. Grandmother of 23. Great-grandmother of 26.

KAISER, George Edward, 73, Holy Family, New Albany, May 4. Husband of Ruth Ann (Uhl) Kaiser. Father of DeAnn Burns, Sheryl King, Becky Wenning and Chris Kaiser. Brother of Joyce Krementz and William Kaiser. Grandfather of 14.

KEATING, Jane R., 86, St. Michael, Cannelton, May 8. Mother of Cindia Ress and Michael Keating. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of two.

KUNTZ, Frances, 97, St. Pius V, Troy, May 6. Sister of Gladys Baur and James Kuntz.

MASON, Diana J., 87, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, May 4. Mother of John Mason.

McGOVERN, Matthew, 52, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, April 30. Husband of Sue McGovern. Father of Erin and Brendan McGovern. Brother of Maureen Botts, Kathleen Cornelius, Brian, Kevin and Mark McGovern.

MILLER, John, 74, St. John the Baptist, Osgood, April 26. Husband of Peggy (Lowry) Miller. Father of Pamela Thomas, Roger and Ronald Miller. Stepfather of Joanna Retherford, Jenny Van Volkenburgh and Alex Lowry. Grandfather of eight. Step-grandfather of five.

MOORE, Martha J. (Banet), 70, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, May 11. Mother of Patrick Moore. Sister of Norma Andres, Aileen Banet, Larry, Maurice and Merle Banet. Grandmother of five.

NOLAN, Margaret Rose, 99, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, March 15. Friend to several.

PETERSON, Brooke Alexandria, 27, St. Roch, Indianapolis, May 9. Mother of Alexandria Peterson and Bretton Wilson. Daughter of Teena Adam. Sister of Tiffany Strayer and Tim West. Half-sister of Brianna and Regina Peterson.

ROBBINS, Viola (Flaspohler) Kelly, 93, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, May 12. Mother of Donna Ingalls, Judy Roosa, Dean and James Kelly. Stepmother of eight. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of several. Great-great-grandmother of several.

SCHOTT, John Henry, 89, St. Martin, Yorkville, May 9. Father of Donna Montang and John Schott. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of 15. Great-great-grandfather of one.

THOMAS, Vada M., 84, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, May 10. Mother of Carla Johnson, Janice Sprigler, Daniel and James Thomas. Sister of Earlene Dean, Ruth King and Alvin Leidolf. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of six.

YOUNG, Janice K., 69, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, May 13. Wife of Clarence Young. Mother of Susan DellaRocco. Sister of Richard Reed. Grandmother of four. †

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