October 7, 2016


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COLLISI, Phyllis A. (Wood), 76, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Sept. 16. Wife of Clarence Collisi. Mother of David, Michael and Steve Collisi. Sister of Marti Davis.

CONNER, Edward T., 77, Holy Family, New Albany, Sept. 23. Husband of Elizabeth Conner. Father of Cindy Conner, Debbie Elliott and Marian Rhea. Brother of John Payne. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of three.

COSTELLO, Patrick M., 64, Sacred Heart, Clinton, Sept. 17. Husband of Jeniffier Costello. Father of Julia Crone, Andy and Patrick Costello. Brother of Gina, Marna and Tony Costello. Grandfather of seven.

CRAIG, Sylvia J., 86, St. Nicholas, Ripley County, Sept. 4. Mother of JoAnn Singer, Bob, Donald and William Craig. Sister of Naomi Collyer. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of 20. Great-great-grandmother of two.

CRONIN, Patricia, 90, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Sept. 16. Aunt of several.

ECKERLE, Ethan M., 26, St. Michael, Brookville, Sept. 4. Son of Larry and Ruth Eckerle. Brother of Felicia Rauch and Landon Eckerle.

FREEMAN, Bernice A. Knue, 89, All Saints, Dearborn County, Sept. 23. Mother of Patty Harper, Karen Ripperger, Gerry, John, Kris and Nick Knue. Stepmother of Mary Rose Freeman Kubszak, Ken and Tom Freeman. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of 18.

GOOCH, Ember, 22, St. Mary, New Albany, Sept. 24. Daughter of Christian and Amy Gooch. Sister of Jade Gooch. Granddaughter of Barbara Saldana and Gilbert Kraemer.

HALVORSON, Barbara J., 86, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Sept. 22. Mother of Mary Lou Ree, Jeanne Messmer, Nancy Rivers, Mark, Steve and Tim Halvorson. Sister of Mary Kay Poinsette. Grandmother of 10.

HAMBLIN, Donna J., 69, Holy Family, Oldenburg, Sept. 22. Mother of Robert Schwab. Stepmother of Renee and Sean. Daughter of Daria Mitchell. Sister of Carolyn Berens, Marian Smith, Franciscan Sister Daria, Kenneth and Thomas Mitchell. Aunt of several.

HARLETT, Christina L., 67, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Sept. 25. Wife of John Harlett. Mother of Aaron and Alex Harlett. Sister of Leslye Lounsberry, Kathy Newlove and Jack Esdale. Grandmother of two.

KAHL, James F., 80, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Sept. 26. Husband of Phyllis Kahl. Father of Cathy Matis, Colleen Tye, Gary, David and Steve Kahl, Chris and David Wire. Grandfather of 24. Great-grandfather of nine.

KUREK, Lauretta, 92, St. Thomas More, Mooresville, Sept. 20. Wife of Edwin Kurek. Mother of Kathryn Kluge, Suzanne Merrell, Patricia Miller, James, Paul and Robert Kurek. Sister of Frank Fabianski, Jr. Grandmother of 23. Great-grandmother of 20.

LUMAN, David E., 46, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, Sept. 24. Father of Amber, Brittany and Brooklyn Luman and Tyler Eisele. Son of Gary and Sandra Luman. Brother of Jason and Scott Luman. Grandfather of two.

MCCLURE, Nancy, 65, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Sept. 17. Wife of Leslie McClure. Mother of Jonathon McClure. Sister of Valerie and Richard Martini.

MCMAHON, Margaret A. (Lauer), 94, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Sept. 24. Mother of Teresa Ehalt, Mary and Phyllis Guilfoy. Sister of Leroy Lauer. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 14.

MOSLEY, Nathan, 45, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, Sept. 15. Father of Lauren and Sophia Mosley. Son of Nathaniel and Debra Mosley. Grandson of Clarice Mosely and Edna Wallace. Brother of Breck, Tiffany and David Mosley.

RISSELMAN, Janice (DeHaven), 85, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Sept. 14. Mother of James and Joseph Risselman. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of three.

ROSENBERGER, William, 82, St. Michael, Brookville, Sept. 2. Husband of Marilyn Rosenberger. Father of Beth Riedman, Tammy Stirn and Todd Rosenberger. Brother of Carol Ferkinhoff, Linda Gillespie, Bernie, Kenny and Larry Rosenberger. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of 13.

SHEEHAN, Jr., Patrick J., 82, St. Monica, Indianapolis, Sept. 15. Husband of Marilyn Sheehan. Father of Kerry Hall and Patrick Sheehan III. Stepfather of Donna Crook and Cheryl Tucker. Brother of Teresa La Rochelle. Grandfather of one. Step-grandfather of one. Step-great-grandfather of one.

SULKOSKE, Donna, 82, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Sept. 19. Wife of Richard Sulkoske. Mother of Daniel, David and John Sulkoske. Grandmother of eight. †

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