July 1, 2011


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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CARR, Theresa E., 64, St. Patrick, Indianapolis, June 15. Mother of Frank Carr. Sister of Josephine Belyea, Susan Fox, Providence Sister Theresa Clare Carr, Catherine Warren, Cornelius, Edward and Michael Carr.

FINNERTY, Kathe H., 92, St. Mary, North Vernon, June 12. Mother of Corinne Finnerty and Karen Fleetwood. Grandmother of two.

FORTUNAK, Abigail Anastasia, infant, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, June 13. Daughter of Paul and Jessica (Spry) Fortunak. Granddaughter of Linda Spry and Richard and Joan Fortunak. Great-granddaughter of Rita Kopala.

FORTUNAK, Andrew Lawrence, infant, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, June 13. Son of Paul and Jessica (Spry) Fortunak. Grandson of Linda Spry and Richard and Joan Fortunak. Great-grandson of Rita Kopala.

GAMBAIANI, Delena, 90, Sacred Heart, Clinton, May 23. Mother of James, John and Larry Gambaiani. Sister of Angeline Skorich and Dolores Spitz. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of three.

GREGORY, Zachary, 26, St. Mary, North Vernon, June 4. Son of Bruce and Sandra (Leake) Gregory. Brother of Jacob Gregory. Grandson of Paula Gregory and Dr. F. G. and Rose Leake.

HAHN, Michael, 91, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, June 16. Husband of Barbara Hahn. Father of George Hahn. Brother of Theresa Schrodinger. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of nine.

HORN, Dorothy L., 91, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, June 16. Mother of James and John Horn. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of six.

JENKINS, Barbara, 82, St. Andrew, Richmond, June 7. Mother of Ann Burler, Sarah Lamberson, Cecilia Smith, David and Mary Jenkins. Sister of Lila Jones and Martha Thomas. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of five.

LUNSFORD, Carolyn B., 79, St. Paul, New Alsace, April 19. Wife of Richard Lunsford. Mother of Karen, Kathleen, David, Donald and Vernon Lunsford. Sister of Marlene Zinser and Donald Gutzwiller. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of one.

MITCHELL, Rose Marie, 77, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, June 15. Mother of Mindy Davis and Lisa Turner. Grandmother of six.

MOSTER, Albert J., 83, St. Bridget, Liberty, June 14. Husband of Margaret Moster. Father of Franciscan Sister Mary Moster, Donald, John and Thomas Moster. Brother of Catherine Frey, Beata, Emma, Bernard, Franciscan Father Humbert and Leo Moloney. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of three.

MOTHERSBAUGH, Bonnie Nolan, 68, St. Joseph, Universal, May 17. Mother of Kellie Meyer, Darren and Greg Nolan. Daughter of Minnie Hyde. Sister of Joe Hyde. Grandmother of four.

PAETZ, Betty B., 88, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, June 16.

PIERLE, William Richard, 82, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, June 5. Father of Wayne and William Pierle Jr. Brother of Bonita Johnson, Doris Lepper and Joan Punterarelli.

SCHWACKE, Marie, 102, St. Mary, North Vernon, June 6. Mother of Frances Framme, Jane Hillerson, Anna Koontz and Carole Marshall. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of nine.

SULLIVAN, Mary, 81, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, June 15. Mother of Sally Caltrider, Katie Evans, Julie Schnieders, Anne Snyder, Mary Weaver, Bob and Pat Sullivan. Sister of Kitty Shannon and Tom Hughes. Grandmother of 28.

SWEENEY, Martin J., 78, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, June 15. Husband of Rosemary Sweeney. Father of Jeanne Bowling, Kathleen Helderman, Jim, Michael and Rob Sweeney. Grandfather of five.

WADE, Richard H., 85, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, May 25. Husband of Jane Wade. Father of Brian, Neil and Dr. Steven Wade. Brother of Robert Wade. Grandfather of two.

WIESLER, Mary Ann, 58, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, June 14. Wife of John Nelson. Mother of Lora and Joe Nelson. Sister of Nancy Carson.

WILLOUGHBY, Douglas Edward, 52, Annunciation, Brazil, June 4. Brother of Jane Garland, Jean Newnum and Mark Willoughby. †

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