December 7, 2007


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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BARBOUR, Helen, 84, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Nov. 6. Mother of Marcia Smalley and Mark Barbour. Sister of Billie Ann Bradshaw and Carter Reece. Grandmother of two.

CARRICO, Gerald J., 86, St. Simon the Apostle, Indianapolis, Nov. 26. Father of Pamela Harding, Susan and Lawrence Carrico. Brother of Genieve Lentz, Margaret Strange and Laverne Truelove. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of two.

CONWAY, Melba R., 80, Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, Nov. 14. Mother of Pam Bennett, Sharon Brown, Debbie DeGuglielmo, Michelle Thomp­son, Jim, Mike and Thomas Conway. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of three.

FEDERLE, Roman, 94, St. Nicholas, Sunman, Nov. 20. Father of Doris Brelage, Marilyn Merganthal, Janet Sturwold and Donald Federle. Grandfather of 12.

HAAG, Rosemary (Wilmer), 81, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, Nov. 10. Mother of Donn Haag. Sister of Jim Wilmer. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of three.

LEE, Florence I., 95, St. Monica, Indianapolis, Oct. 11. Mother of Lynda Nash, Jan Willis and Alan Lee. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of eight.

McCARTY, Martin, 66, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Nov. 14. Brother of Maureen McCaughna.

ROCHFORD, George T., Sr., 84, St. Thomas Aquinas, ­Indianapolis, Nov. 23. Father of Deborah Carpenter, Dianne Gibson and G. Thomas Rochford Jr. Brother of Ruth Knue.

TAX, Stanley M., 80, Mary, Queen of Peace, Danville, Nov. 24. Husband of Eva (Sucha) Tax. Father of Anna Wray, Eva, Marie, John, Stanley Jr. and Thomas Tax. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of one.

WHEELER, Thelma, 90, St. Vincent de Paul, Shelby County, Nov. 24. Mother of Patricia Haehl, Jane Helbing, Mary Ann Tracy and John Wheeler. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of one. †

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