June 22, 2007


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BROWN, Carl Louis, 77, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 8. Father of Carla Jean Henderson, Marnita Louzon and Michael Brown. Grandfather of three.

CRAVENS, Patricia Jane, 90, Christ the King, Indianapolis, June 7. Mother of Janine Buchanan, Pam Calabria, Barbara Frame, Carol Trueblood and Stephen Cravens. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of four.

FOISY, Oscar T., 79, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, June 1. Father of James and Thomas Foisy. Brother of Elmora Morin, Margaret Scafero, Frank, Ralph and Richie Foisy. Grandfather of four.

GROTE, Helen S., 104, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, May 31. Aunt of two.

HARDESTY, Marilyn D., 69, Holy Family, New Albany, June 8. Mother of Rhonda Roberts and Tim Grimes. Sister of Dolores Banet, Laverne Fine, Doris Kojack and Claire Nelson. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of four.

HEAD, Catherine Florence (Yates), 77, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 5. Mother of Jane Hiatt, Nancy Mullins, Angela Seneff, Joan, Bill, Edwin and Kenny Head. Sister of Charlie, Pat and Ralph Yates. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of three.

HOGAN, Dr. Michael Arthur, 75, St. Luke, Indianapolis, May 24. Husband of Mary Ann Hogan. Father of Jim, John and Michael Hogan. Grandfather of four.

KOVAL, Helen Marie, 84, St. Monica, Indianapolis, May 30. Mother of Rene Farrell, Alice Seal, David and Dr. Larry Koval. Grandmother of six.

KROL, Arthur Anthony, 73, St. Mary of the Assumption, Mitchell, May 29. Husband of Ruth (Wimmer) Krol. Father of Lisa DeLong, Linda Karle, Steve Salata, and Matthew and Stanley Krol. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of five.

LEIMGRUBER, Margaret, 88, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, June 1. Mother of Patricia Sampson, Charles, John and Karl Leimgruber. Sister of Louise Nelis and Mary Woods. Grandmother of five.

MAHALEK, Frederick Joseph, 90, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Terre Haute, May 25. Husband of Thelma Mahalek. Father of Mary Ann Brewer, Martha Simpson, Kathleen, Suse and Michael Mahalek. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of eight.

PARKER, Violet B., 85, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, May 27. Mother of Tina Grannan. Sister of Minnie Tibbs and Dr. William Kelley. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of eight.

PAULIN, Bernard, 80, St. Paul, Tell City, May 28. Father of Louann Oberhausen, Laura Taylor, Lynn Varble and Daniel Paulin. Brother of Marietta Ress and Ed Paulin. Grandfather of seven.

POKORNY, Wallace J., 78, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Hagerstown, June 6. Husband of Sarah Pokorny. Father of Amy Brown, Andy, Karl and William Pokorny. Brother of Beverly Alexander, Beth Anzinger, Nadine Meis and Karl Pokorny.

ROBINSON, Margaret L., 89, St. Gabriel, Connersville, June 5. Mother of Linda Pack. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of six. Great-great-grandmother of one.

SCHMITT, Martha, 80, Holy Family, New Albany, May 11. Mother of Cindy Martin, Albert, Andrew, Anthony, Brett and Dwight Schmitt. Grandmother of 16. Great-grandmother of 10.

SCIOLDO, Dorothy Catherine, 83, Sacred Heart, Clinton, June 8. Mother of Anita Osella and John Scioldo. Sister of Bob and Dan Roskovensky. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of nine.

SPETH, George E., 53, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, May 28. Father of Trena Massie, Natasha Speth, Terry and Troy Carroll. Son of Mary Irene Speth. Brother of Gloria Faith, Nancy Hoerter, Emma Jones, Karen Kester, Brenda Sweet, Kathy Voyles, Gary, Mark and Paul Speth. Grandfather of nine.

STENGER, Suzanne, 93, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, May 17. Mother of Robert Stenger. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of two.

TOBIAS, Pauline M. (O’Brien), 80, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 4. Wife of Glenn M. Tobias. Mother of Brian, Keith and Michael Tobias. Sister of James O’Brien.

TUGGLE, Charles John, 7, St. Pius, Troy, May 27. Son of John Tuggle and Mary (Schreiber) Cassidy. Stepson of Todd Cassidy. Grandson of Bob Tuggle and Mary Schreiber.

TURNER, Marilyn J., 78, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, June 7. Wife of Bill Turner. Mother of Sally Blankenship and Lisa Diltz. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of seven.

VERNIER, Raymond C., 87, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, May 31. Husband of Lorraine Vernier. Father of Vette Jennings, Vivi Mason, Vicki Rennier and Venetia Shultz. Brother of Walter Vernier. Grandfather of 17. Great-grandfather of 23.

WAYNE, Jeffrey Mitchell, 53, St. Joseph, Sellersburg, May 26. Son of Philomena (Yochem) Wayne. Brother of Jack, Jerry, Jim and Joe Wayne. Uncle of 15.

WISDOM, Dorothea Elizabeth, 57, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, May 24. Mother of Amadi Avery and Atiim Wisdom. Sister of Margaret Lobo, Patricia Ladd, Helen Perry, Cecelia, Delores, Bernard, John and Warren Wisdom. Grandmother of four.

Holy Cross Sister M. Francis Anne Kintz was a teacher, principal

Holy Cross Sister M. Francis Anne Kintz died on May 17 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was 85.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on May 22 at the Church of Our Lady of Loretto at St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Ind.

The former Cecilia Ann Kintz was born on Nov. 22, 1921, in Terre Haute.

After joining the Sisters of Holy Cross at St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, she ministered at Catholic schools in northern Indiana, Illinois and Michigan from 1949 until 1998 as a teacher, principal, office assistant, accountant and librarian.

In 2000, Sister Francis Anne returned to her hometown of Terre Haute to care for her sister.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the Sisters of Holy Cross Ministry with the Poor Fund, 401 Bertrand Hall, St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN 46556. †

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