April 24, 2009


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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ALLEN, Earl Edward, 97, St. Roch, Indianapolis, April 2. Father of Marcia Agresta, Carol Mock, Louise Moore, Roberta Sponsel, Stephen and Thomas Allen. Brother of Rosemary Heidelberger, Donald, Everett, Richard and Robert Allen. Grandfather of 26. Great-grandfather of 52.

BEDEL, Virginia M., 86, Immaculate Conception, Millhousen, April 12. Mother of LaDonna Hoeing, Mary Ann Niese, Kathy Westrick, James, Jerome, Michael, Norbert and Thomas Bedel. Grandmother of 31. Great-grandmother of 57.

BUSH, Ione Jones, 88, Christ the King, Indianapolis, April 9. Wife of Harold Bush. Stepmother of Karla Franko, Pamela Hegazy, Douglas and Harold Bush.

COGHILL, Harold, 82, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, April 11. Husband of Margaret Coghill. Father of Jane Ahaus, Jill Anne Moody, Janice Slaughter, Mary Jo Smith and Steven Coghill. Brother of Phyllis Pilsbury. Grandfather of three.

COLLINS, Rosemary T., 81, St. Roch, Indianapolis, April 13. Wife of Walton Collins. Mother of Eileen McCormick, Ed, Joe, Mike, Pat and Terry Collins. Sister of Al Long. Grandmother of six. Step-grandmother of three.

CONBOY, Scott E., 55, Prince of Peace, Madison, April 3. Husband of Elsa Conboy. Father of Dane, Patrick and Shawn Conboy. Grandfather of two.

DAILY, Rudell C., 66, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, April 11. Wife of Terry Daily. Mother of Kelly Elsbury and Brett Daily. Sister of Karen Kelly and Larry Cornett. Grandmother of three.

DAKIN, Mary Rita (Schafer), 83, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, April 4. Wife of Richard Dakin. Mother of Alan, Brian, Joseph, Kevin, Leo and Neil Dakin. Stepmother of Michele Rhodes, Maureen Walton and Matthew Dakin. Grandmother of 16. Great-grandmother of seven.

DENISON, Daniel D., 82, Holy Family, New Albany, April 2. Uncle of several.

DUNLEVY, Vivian M., 83, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, April 7. Sister of Jeanne Andres and Ronald Dunlevy.

ENNEKING, Margaret T., 92, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, April 12. Mother of Mary Ellen Knuckles. Grandmother of three.

GOODHUE, David Joseph, Sr., 60, St. Mary, Navilleton, April 6. Husband of Dominga Goodhue. Father of Valerie Jameson, Felipe Gamez and David Goodhue Jr. Brother of Vera Cooper, Elizabeth Hamm, Lougean Weber, Lydon Barton, Jake, Tony and William Goodhue.

JACKSON, Alice Irene, 99, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, April 1. Mother of Réinita Tibbs and Ernest Jackson. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of 23. Great-great-grandmother of five.

JONES, William Paul, Jr., 80, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, March 24. Husband of Annette Jones. Father of Daniel, Thomas and William Jones III. Brother of Nancy Jell, Donald and Robert Jones. Grandfather of six.

KIRCH, Irvin J., 85, St. Roch, Indianapolis, April 10. Husband of Mildred Kirch. Father of Sandy McAllister, Cindy Winters, Julie, James, Robert and Timothy Kirch. Brother of Jeanette Brooks and Mary Gallagher. Grandfather of five.

KOBY, Albert A., 89, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, April 11. Husband of Patricia (Firsich) Koby. Father of James Koby.

LOPP, Marjorie E., 91, Holy Family, New Albany, April 7. Mother of Connie Jo Freiheit, Dr. Clarence and Gary Lopp. Sister of Garnetta Geswein. Grandmother of six.

LOWE, Carla J., 80, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, April 6. Mother of Karla Theobald, Eric and Greg Lowe. Grandmother of five.

LUCKETT, Robert L., 76, Holy Trinity, Indianapolis, April 4. Husband of Lydia Luckett. Father of Connie Jones and Nancy Luckett. Brother of Marianne Kretzer and Sidney Luckett. Grandfather of one.

MAUCK, Tamra Aileen, 47, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, March 29. Daughter of Harold and Regina Mauck. Sister of Kathy Jackson and Kevin Mauck.

MORAN, Daniel J., 86, St. Andrew the Apostle, Indianapolis, April 6. Brother of Florence Bauman.

MURPHY, Harry J., 91, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, April 4. Husband of E. Regis (Colbert) Murphy. Father of Sharon Wickens and William Murphy. Brother of Anne Sheerin. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of six.

SMITH, Emily J., 98, Holy Family, New Albany, April 7. Mother of Gene Smith. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of one.

SPAETH, George E., 80, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, April 10. Husband of Clara Spaeth. Father of Cara Geary and George Spaeth. Grandfather of five. †

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