July 7, 2017


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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ANDRES, Helen G., 93, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, May 31. Mother of Dr. Tom Andres. Sister of Mary Reynolds, Richard and Robert Andres. Grandmother of two.

BREWCZNSKI, Kazimiera M., 93, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, May 2. Mother of Elzbieta Bidwell and Irena Vardavas. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 15.

BURKLEY, Adam A., 33, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, June 17. Son of Arija Burkley. Brother of Shannon, Christopher and Scott Burkley.

DUNN, James E., Sr., 78, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), June 15. Husband of Patricia Dunn. Father of Beth Plummer, Jim and Tony Dunn. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of three.

GRAF, Charles J., 90, St. John Paul II, Clark County, June 25. Father of Jan Davis, Ann Willian, Michael and Thomas Graf. Brother of Donald Graf. Grandfather of four. Great‑grandfather of one.

MAXWELL, Vincent W., 57, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, June 21. Son of John and Margaret Maxwell. Brother of Catherine Bonadurer, Jane Hughes, Margaret, Mary, John, Jr. and Tom Maxwell. Uncle of several.

MAY, Barbara, 81, St. Bridget of Ireland, Liberty, June 16. Wife of Ronald May. Mother of Kristine Hill, Michael and Nicholas May. Sister of Pauline Bower. Grandmother of one.

SKELTON, Jessie M., 87, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, June 6. Mother of Cynthia Faught, Genevieve Harvey and Stephen Skelton. Sister of Freda Jahn and Frank Lori, Sr. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 19.

STREET, Horace H., 90, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, June 12. Step‑father of Gail Gilbert, Barbara MacGregor, Betty Stemler, Rosemary and Dale Bruce. Step-grandfather of 10. Step-great-grandfather of 22. Step-great-great-grandfather of one.

VANSICKLE, Jay, 76, St. Jude, Indianapolis, June 21. Husband of Louise VanSickle. Father of Brian Hall, Jay III and Kevin VanSickle. Brother of Carolyn Mace and Patricia Whitehead. Grandfather of seven.

WATKINS, Christine L., 64, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, June 14. Wife of Gary Watkins. Mother of Alaina, Cheyanne, Cory, Shaun and Tracy Watkins.

ZINSER, Marie, 92, All Saints, Dearborn County, June 21. Mother of Barbara Burns, Pat Koral, Carol and Cheryl Gehring. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 15. †

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