June 10, 2016


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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DALY, Janet, 75, St. Mary, New Albany, May 24. Mother of Sandra Atchley, Beverly Matlock, Julie Ann Price, Brandy, Kristina and Sondra Daly. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of two.

DEAN, Rosemary, 75, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, May 20. Wife of Charles Dean. Mother of Melinda Pennycuff and Michael Dean. Sister of Robert Hogan. Grandmother of one. Great-grandmother of one.

DOOLEY, Rosemary M. (McCotter), 78, St. Roch, Indianapolis, May 31. Sister of Helen Relford and William McCotter. Aunt of several.

DUNN, Doris (Smith), 65, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, May 30. Wife of Ralph Dunn Jr. Mother of Shannon Phelps, Chandra Seale, Brent Brinley, Wendy, Ralph and Richard Dunn. Sister of Linda Brown, Clyde Jr. and Herman Smith. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of two.

ETIENNE, Ivo, 91, St. Paul, Tell City, June 1. Husband of Mary Etienne. Father of Mary Ann Bernard, Tracy Schroeder, John, Mark and Tom Etienne. Brother of Elsie Flamion and Marcella Ward. Grandfather of 13. Step-grandfather of one. Great-grandfather of 10.

FLAHERTY, Scotty, 75, St. Paul, Tell City, May 26. Father of Laura and Mark Corso, Debra VanBuren, Angela, Pamela, Gary and Robert Flaherty. Step-son of Willie Dixon. Brother of Pamela Wrightsman and Charlie Polston. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of seven.

HELT, Dorothy J., 90, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, May 27. Mother of Tom Helt. Grandmother of one. Great-grandmother of two.

KELLERMAN, Victoria C., 71, St. Louis, Batesville, May 26. Mother of Amy Streator, Adam, Clay, John and Pete Kellerman. Sister of Tina Beach, Libby Bohman, Pam Vanderhaar, John and Tim Decker. Grandmother of 11.

KIEFNER, Amy A., 45, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, May 26. Mother of Elisabeth, Emma, Hannah and Christopher Hill. Daughter of Sue Kiefner. Sister of Maggie Donohue, Kara May, Amanda West and Jonathon Kiefner. Grandmother of three.

KLEIN, Vincent, 62, Holy Family, New Albany, May 26. Husband of Mary (Pate) Klein. Father of Emily D’Souza and Michael Klein. Brother of Janice Klein and Angela Nolan. Grandfather of one.

MAUER, Edwin J., 101, St. Mary, Greensburg, May 30. Brother of Louis Mauer.

MILLER, Lillian, 88, St. Mary, Rushville, May 30. Mother of Gary and Mike Miller. Sister of Elizabeth Valentine. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of one.

MURPHY, Bobby M., 85, St. Mary, Lanesville, May 28. Husband of Mary Jane Murphy. Father of Ramona Kirchgessner, Carol Way, Ellen and Donald Murphy. Brother of Bruce Long. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of seven.

O’BRIEN, Larry M., St. Joseph University, Terre Haute, May 18. Father of Lori O’Brien. Grandfather of three.

O’CONNOR, Earl, 85, St. Jude, Indianapolis, May 26. Husband of Eleanor O’Connor. Father of Charlie and John O’Connor. Brother of Omer O’Connor. Grandfather and great-grandfather of several.

ORTH, Robert J., 85, St. Simon the Apostle, Indianapolis, May 29. Husband of Doris Orth. Father of Angela Frankenberger, Susan Wlesinger, Robert and Thomas Orth. Grandfather of four.

ROLAND, Margaret A., 91, St. Jude, Indianapolis, May 26. Mother of Janis Petree and Donald Roland. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 15.

RUSSELL, Lawrence, 88, St. Mary, New Albany, May 24. Uncle of several.

SOLLER, Judy Kay, 76, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, May 17. Wife of Stephen Soller. Mother of Anthony and Timothy Soller. Sister of Joy Anspaugh. Grandmother of four.

SPALDING, Ann Marie, 51, St. Mary, New Albany, May 25. Wife of Jeffrey Spalding. Mother of Brittany and Joshua Spalding. Daughter of Glenn Kamer. Sister of Nancy Batman, Susan Jones, Laurie and David Kamer. Grandmother of two.

UNDERWOOD, Brian J., 39, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, May 29. Son of Dennis and Melinda Underwood. Brother of David Underwood.

WALSH, Sally, 67, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, May 22. Mother of Amy Kern, Brian and Mark Walsh. Sister of Thomas Shodron. Grandmother of nine.

WILLIAMS, Mary, 98, St. Mary, Richmond, May 26. Mother of Shirley Lainhart and Ann Marcum. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of four. †

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