July 13, 2012


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BOLEY, Mary Irene (Noe), 88, American Martyrs, Scottsburg, June 21. Mother of Jean Coomer, Linda Gividen, Martha Lixenby, Janet McNear, James and Jerry Boley. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of 21.

BOLTE, Loretta E., 86, St. Joseph, St. Leon, June 22. Mother of Joyce Munchell, Barbara Root, Margery Rust and Father Thomas Bolte. Grandmother of 10.

BROWN, Raymond E., 67, St. Roch, Indianapolis, June 14. Husband of Diana Brown. Father of Jennifer Case, Michael and Terry Brown. Grandfather of nine.

CIACCIO, Albert, 80, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, June 15. Husband of Aletha Ciaccio. Father of Amy Reed. Brother of Vita and Steve Ciaccio. Grandfather of three.

CONERTY, Joseph Francis, 66, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, June 27. Husband of Kathleen (Lucas) Conerty. Father of Byron, Peter and Robert Conerty. Brother of Sheila Kaufman and Steve Conerty. Grandfather of one.

CONNERS, Carolyn, 71, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 26. Wife of James Connors. Mother of Providence Sister Beth Wright, Dan, James, Jeff and Patrick Connors. Sister of Janet Larner, John and Keith Vondersaar. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of one.

DELLWO, Anne M., 90, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, June 23. Mother of Paula Hannigan and Theresa Merrell. Sister of Rosalie Chebra. Grandmother of one. Great-grandmother of one.

DILGER, Fred C., Jr., 90, St. Roch, Indianapolis, June 25. Husband of Hannah (Hunt) Dilger. Father of Nancy Cissell, Dianne Morelock and Janet Dilger. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of 15.

FUCHS, John W., 84, St. Paul, Tell City, June 25. Husband of Judy Fuchs. Father of Paula Berry. Brother of Angela Hartman. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of 10.

GERHARDT, Richard Edward, 87, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, June 12. Husband of Lola (Winternheimer) Gerhardt. Father of Juliette Fletcher, Jenifer and Michael Gerhardt. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of six.

HANLEY, Ann, 80, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 25. Mother of Heather Crossin, Lisa Gilligan and Christopher Hanley. Grandmother of six.

KOETTER, Robert J., Sr., 79, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, June 26. Father of Bob, Jack, Kenny, Phil and Wayne Koetter. Brother of Thomas Koetter. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of two.

MAY, Henri David, 69, American Martyrs, Scottsburg, June 19. Father of Colleen Dericks, Kevin Masiello, Agnes, Bonnie and Keri May. Brother of Homer Coriell. Grandfather of eight.

McCARTY, Amanda, 28, St. Martin, Yorkville, June 24. Wife of Michael McCarty. Mother of Aubrey and Nora McCarty. Daughter of Jon Deters and Colleen Poettker. Sister of Julie Grills, Nick Poettker, Kelly, Brad and Jonny Deters.

McCORMICK, Jack L., 85, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 2. Father of Michael and Todd McCormick. Grandfather of five.

McKAIN, Mary Catherine, 81, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, June 26. Mother of Joan Abdon, Sue Clark, Trish and David McKain. Sister of Jimmy and Johnny Knue. Grandmother of 11.

MEAGHER, John L., 91, American Martyrs, Scottsburg, June 13. Husband of Lois (Hellman) Meagher. Father of Nellie Emge, Jim, Mike and Paul Meagher. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of 14. Great-great-grandfather of one.

REISMAN, Harold J., 90, Immaculate Conception, Millhousen, June 24. Husband of Anne Reisman. Father of Mary Busch, Dale, Michael, Todd and Tony Reisman. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of nine.

SANDERS, Mary Ann, 75, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, June 20. Wife of Charles Sanders. Mother of Donna Kokojan, Michelle Prentice, Anthony and Charles Sanders Jr. Sister of Cathy Graninger and Betsy Loveland. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of six.

SCOTT, Joan Adele, 77, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, June 16. Sister of Rita Louviere. Aunt of several.

SPRINGMAN, Mary V., 90, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, June 19. Mother of Sandra Braun, Mary Lou Eads, Toni Humes, Julie Yates, Rose, John and Paul Springman. Sister of Michael Radkovic. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of five. Great-great-grandmother of one.

WAGNER, David E., Sr., 81, St. Louis, Batesville, June 24. Father of Melody Jobst, Cynthia Gartenman, Rebecca Weberding, Pamela Weisenbach and David Wagner Jr. Brother of Betty Powers. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of 12. †

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