February 19, 2010


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CAMPBELL, Mary Louise, 85, St. Joseph, Sellersburg, Feb. 4. Mother of Mary Rose Malott, Theresa Wolford, Bimbo, Henry and Paul Campbell. Sister of Dorothy Vick. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of seven.

CANDLER, Mary Ann, 81, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Jan. 31. Mother of Mary Eckert, Linda Grow, Joan Himebrook, Karen Parrish, Julie Perigo, Chuck, Donnie, Ken and Steve Candler. Grandmother of 22. Great-grandmother of 21.

CANNADAY, Anna B. (Keane), 85, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, Feb. 4. Mother of Carolyn Leffler, Maureen Rowe, John, Joseph and Patrick Cannaday. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of six.

CARTER, Joe F., 82, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Feb. 8. Husband of Bridget (Hogan) Carter. Father of Barb Axum, Lisa Garber, Debbie Perkins, Brian, John, Kevin, Mark and Steve Carter. Grandfather of 21. Great-grandfather of 19.

DUGLE, Eileen C., 85, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, Jan. 20. Mother of Janis Dugle and Charla Schleter. Grandmother of one.

EZZO, Beth Lori (Stern), 48, St. Mary, North Vernon, Jan. 29. Wife of Bret Ezzo. Mother of Kaylee and Gabe Ezzo. Sister of Anita Gauger.

FERNANDEZ, Trinidad C., 80, Holy Cross, Indianapolis, Jan. 30. Mother of San Juanita Laird and Steve Fernandez. Sister of Louis Mendez. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of two.

GARDNER, Retta D., 75, Sacred Heart, Jeffersonville, Jan. 17. Mother of Sharon Gardner, Mary Gaynor, Kathryn Marshall, Charlotte Palmerton, James and John Gardner Jr. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 11.

HALL, John Philip, 71, Nativity, Indianapolis, Feb. 5. Husband of Jeanette (Mader) Hall. Father of Anne Shupe-Scurry, James, John, Tim and Tom Hall. Brother of Joseph Hall. Grandfather of 10.

HUFFMAN, William E., 85, St. Charles Borromeo, Milan, Dec. 11. Husband of Helen Huffman.

KAVANAGH, Lucille M., 92, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, Jan. 13. Mother of Grace Buchheit, Rita Campbell, Sharon Hurley, Maureen Murphy, Marianne Whitcomb, Bernard, John, Kevin, Richard and Thomas Kavanagh. Grandmother of 23. Great-grandmother of 14.

KITTLE, Peggy S., 87, formerly of St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, Feb. 2. Mother of Kathy Conway, Margaret Foster, Jan Hunt, Pat Ritzmann, Sarah Schoenle, Susan Wright, John and Tom Kittle. Grandmother of 18. Great-grandmother of eight.

KNIES, Doris, 67, St. Paul, Sellersburg, Jan. 30. Sister of Linda and David Knies.

LOGAN, Margaret M. (McGuinness), 81, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Jan. 31. Sister of Judy Strawn. Aunt of several.

MENARD, William P., 89, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, Jan. 29. Husband of Mary (Maher) Menard. Father of Susan Allender, Meg Bernstein, Mary Carol Custer, Ellen Lopez and Thomas Menard. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of three.

NORTHAM, Patricia Ruth, 81, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Feb. 6. Mother of Julie Elliott, Patrick and Paul Northam. Sister of Mary Dumeyer, Margie Patterson and Kenny Graham. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of one.

SPETH, Mary, 98, Sacred Heart, Jeffersonville, Jan. 17. Mother of Nancy Hoerter, Jo Jones, Karen Kester, Brenda Sweet, Mary Kathleen Voyles, Gary, Mark and Paul Speth. Sister of Mary Schroder. Grandmother of 42. Great-grandmother 71. Great-great-grandmother of 12.

STRICKER, Pearl Margaret, 80, St. Anne, New Castle, Feb. 4. Wife of Dr. Paul Stricker. Mother of Elizabeth and Mathew Stricker. Sister of Helen Vaughn.

SWEENEY, Joseph P., 84, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, Jan. 31. Husband of Patricia Sweeney. Father of Cheryl Halik, Maureen Sweeney-McCoige and Michael Sweeney. Grandfather of two.

SZAKEL, Louis M., 78, St. Joseph, Indianapolis, Feb. 3. Husband of Catherine Szakel. Father of Mary Bruce, Barbara Daughtery, Theresa Farrell, Chris Kelly, David and Tony Szakel. Brother of Carolyn Smith, Jim and Joe Szakel. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of nine.

THOMPSON, Gertrude (Kern), 73, Sacred Heart, Jeffersonville, Jan. 5. Mother of Jackie Stroud, Mike Herchelbeck and Charles Thompson. Sister of Marty Renckineugh, Stella Roberts, Joe and Richie Kern. Grandmother of three.

THORNBURG, Darren, 31, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Jan. 31. Husband of Rachel Schaad. Father of Faith Schaad. Son of George and Susie Thornburg. Brother of Derrick Thornburg.

VELDHAUS, June, St. Pius, Ripley County, Nov. 1.

WENNING, Robert J., 86, St. Mary, Greensburg, Feb. 5. Husband of Lucille Wenning. Father of Diane Saler, Mark and Stephen Wenning. Brother of Marjorie Herbert, Marie Kesterman, Rose Ann Sturgis, Betty Vandenbosch, Carl, Leo and Louis Wenning. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of eight.

WETZELBERGER, Gaye, 79, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, Jan. 20. Aunt of several.

WILSON, Theresa Anne (Gibbons), 77, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Jan. 30. Wife of James Wilson. Mother of Janice Frazier, Peggy Mazza, Mary Rojowski, Angela Tuohy, James and Paul Wilson. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of three.

YOHLER, Martha Jane, 91, St. Bernadette, Indianapolis, Feb. 5. Mother of Patricia Petty, Barbara Schura, Dennis, Gary and Mark Yohler. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of 12.

Ann Marie Donohoo was the mother of a priest and an active volunteer

Ann Marie Donohoo, the mother of Father Daniel Donohoo and a resident of St. Augustine Home for the Aged in Indianapolis, died on Feb. 9. She was 90.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Feb. 12 at St. Pius X Church in Indianapolis. Burial followed at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery in Indianapolis.

The former Ann Marie Barrett was born on Feb. 19, 1919, in St. Louis.

She married Joseph Donohoo on Feb. 19, 1949. He preceded her in death in 1982.

She was active in Church and community activities when she lived in St. Louis as well as Orange County, Calif., and Indianapolis.

Her volunteer activities in Indianapolis included St. Augustine Guild, St. Vincent Hospital Guild, Meals on Wheels, Helping Hands School and the Newman Center Guild.

In addition to Father Donohoo, she is survived by two daughters, Kathleen Drew and Colleen Bowen; two sisters, Fran Gallagher and Reggie Lewis; and three grandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the St. Augustine Home for the Aged, 2345 W. 86th St., Indianapolis, IN 46260. †

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