November 25, 2016


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BOHNERT, Dr. J. Thomas, 86, Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, Nov. 9. Husband of Nina Bohnert. Father of Gary, Jon and Mark Bohnert. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of four.

COLLIGNON, Paul S., 91, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Nov. 11. Husband of Jeanette Collignon. Father of Kathleen Murphy, Marcia Ann Young and Thomas Collignon. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of one.

CUNDIFF, Raymond E., 76, St. John the Baptist, Starlight, Nov. 13. Husband of Ora Cundiff. Father of Michael Cundiff. Brother of Sonny Van Cleve. Grandfather of two.

DURRETT, Christa M. (Salamone), 53, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Nov. 13. Wife of Carl Durrett. Mother of Mason and Vincent Durrett. Sister of Sheri and Steve Salamone.

FIEREK, Kathleen A., 70, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Oct. 29. Wife of James Fierek. Mother of Susan Hays, Annie, Katie, Mary, Edward, Joe and John Fierek. Sister of Marilyn Flick, Regina Haltom, Jeannie Herrera and David Dugan. Grandmother of 11.

HALL, Mary Margaret, 75, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Nov. 11. Mother of Sylvia Amos, Beverly Haynes, Darla Raque and Rick Hall. Sister of Helen Balmer, Louise Elmer, Ann Foley, Norma Lamb and John Weiseka. Grandmother of eight.

HOGAN, Steven E., 54, St. Simon the Apostle, Indianapolis, Nov. 3. Husband of Maria Baker-Hogan. Father of Jasmin, Sierra and Steven Hogan, Jr.. Son of Mason Hogan, Sr. and Doris Miller-Hogan. Brother of Joni Hogan-Curtis, Diedre Guynn and Ronald Hogan.

HUTT, Thomas L., 74, St. Mary, North Vernon, Nov. 5. Husband of Betty Jean Hutt. Brother of Barbara Flispart, Katie LaHue, Carla Schnieders, Cecilia Steele, Bob, Bud, Jack, Joe and Phil Hutt. Uncle of several.

JONES, Betty Ann, 86, St. Mary, New Albany, Nov. 5. Wife of Clarence Jones. Mother of Julie Schamel, Janice Smith, Jeff, Jim and John Jones. Sister of Franciscan Sister Noreen, Bob and Tom McLaughlin. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of five.

LECHER, Barbara A., 72, Holy Family, Oldenburg, Nov. 13. Wife of Thomas Lecher. Mother of Valerie Caudill, Shirley Stenger, Wendy Weisenbach, Frank, Gary, Marvin, Mike, Rick, Sam and Tony Lecher. Sister of Melly Allgeier, Jackie Armbruster, Martha Simmermeyer and Rosie Weisenbach. Grandmother of 43. Step-grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of six. Step great-grandmother of five.

MCCARTIN, Viola R., 93, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Nov. 9. Mother of Diane Benedetti, Debbie Butterweck, Kay Grube, Gary, Greg, Richard and Steve McCartin. Grandmother of 22. Great-grandmother of 17. Great-great-grandmother of one.

MCCLELLAN, Ives P., 67, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Nov. 6. Husband of Barbara McClellan. Father of Sue Gaudreau, Patty Graul, Sandy Miller and Michael Ives. Brother of Mary Agusti and Patricia Burt. Grandfather of 12.

MAYMON, Catherine E., 85, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Nov. 4. Mother of Rhonda Eckert, Mona Lewen, Kim, Shanon, Joe, John, Mark and Pat Maymon. Grandmother of 18. Great-grandmother of 20.

MARONE, Joseph P., 92, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Nov. 15. Father of Judy Harrison, Teresa Hupalo, Michael and Tom Morone. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of nine.

OHOLOROGG, William J., 81, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Oct. 29. Uncle of several.

PIO, Juana Caixba, 45, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Nov. 6. Daughter of Olegario Caixba Belli and Margarita Pio Promotor.

SCHNEIDER, John, 89, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, Nov. 10. Husband of Doris Schneider. Father of Johanna Evans, Marianna Franz and William Schneider. Brother of Paula Kish, Janet Quinter and George Toschlog. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of 13. Great-great grandfather of one.

SCHULER, James, 96, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, Nov. 5. Father of Kathy Lee, Sandra Robinson, Eugene and Jimmy Schuler, Jr.. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of six. Great-great-grandfather of three.

TORRELLA, Rene J., 76, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Nov. 2. Husband of Marlene Torrella. Father of Abigail Chauhan, Carrie Torrella McCord, Tracy Snell and Andrew Torrella. Son of Hilda Torrella. Brother of Roxann Tanner, Regina and Carlos Torrella. Grandfather of six.

WILLIAMSON, Luby, 82, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, Nov. 3. Father of Lee Ann Huffine and Mark Williamson. Step-father of Micci Wampler and Rich Townsend. Brother of Mary Travis-Gresham and Jerry Williamson. Grandfather of six. Step-grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of six. †

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