July 14, 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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BILLINGS, Georgette J., 98, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, June 29. Mother of Karen Anderson, Mary Svanascini, Charles and Ronald Billings. Sister of Elmer Lambiotte. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 21.

BRUSKO, John F., 98, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, June 21. Father of Cynthia Brusko.

DAILY, Peter J., 54, St. Nicholas, Ripley County, June 22. Father of Alysha Scudder, Erika and Josie Daily. Brother of Maureen Strange, Julie Thomas, Margaret, Kevin and Pat Daily. Grandfather of four.

ESBOLT, Karen S., 45, St. Mary, Mitchell, May 30. Daughter of Bernard Esbolt. Stepdaughter of Elizabeth Esbolt. Sister of Martin Esbolt. Stepsister of Samantha Modi and Joshua Shope.

FROMAN, Kenneth W., 80, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, June 27. Husband of Shirley Richie. Father of Karen Ehlers, Jean Imlah, Iola Sisson, Patty William, Ronald and Thomas Froman and Kevin and Mark Richie. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of two.

GODA, Nola, 90, Annunciation, Brazil, June 25. Mother of Dianna Goda Prusch, Betty Neff, David, Michael and Stephen Goda. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of 39. Great-great-grandmother of one.

JOYCE, Rachel J., 94, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, June 26. Mother of James and Thomas Joyce. Sister of Jerry Quirk. Grandmother of two.

LEVESQUE, Louise, 81, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, June 28. Mother of Ruth Bevans and Daniel Levesque. Sister of Marilyn Chapman and Natalie Ciupak. Grandmother of one.

MANNIX, Janet A., 89, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 21.

MILLER, Irene T., 89, St. Paul, Tell City, June 30. Mother of Janet Damin, Brenda Lauer, Mary Meunier, Doris Turner, Mark and Paul Miller. Sister of Marietta Collins, Cleta Dauby and Leo Strobel. Grandmother of 12. Great‑grandmother of 13.

MOODY, Gale E., 77, St. Mary, Mitchell, May 27. Husband of Jean Moody. Father of Lisa Carrico, Vicki Hamilton, Michelle Kern, Lisa Taylor, David, Gary and Michael Moody. Brother of Danny Moody. Grandfather of 19. Great-grandfather of 14.

MOSTER, June E., 89, St. Michael, Brookville, July 3. Mother of Janet Tebbe, Bette Osborn, Alison Wolber, Paul and Tom Moster. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of 16.

MURPHY, William P., 59, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, June 26. Husband of Debbie Murphy. Father of Cindy Alamillo, Kimmy Russell, David and Michael Monson and Billy Murphy. Brother of Mary Carpenter, Diane Evans, Barb Land, Sue Murphy, Roberta Pratt and Alan Murphy. Grandfather of 11.

NEWSOM, Magdala (Thomas), 85, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, June 21. Mother of Laura Deily and Marylu Kosiarek. Grandmother of four.

PARKER, Dr. George. F., 98, St. Agnes, Nashville, June 25. Husband of Dotty Parker. Father of Jane Smith, Chris, David, George, John, Dr. Michael, Ted and Thom Parker. Brother of Esther Laham. Grandfather of 17. Great-grandfather of one.

POST, Matthew, 67, St. Mary,

Greensburg, June 22. Husband of Diane Post. Father of Andrea Fulton and Matthew Post. Brother of Virginia Miller. Grandfather of five.

SCHROEDER, Anna Mae, 92, St. Mary, New Albany, June 26. Mother of Sondra Bolte, Jim and Tony Schroeder. Grandmother of nine. Great‑grandmother of 20.

SOUTHARD, Billie, 91, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, June 21. Father of Patricia Shea, Sharon, Teresa, Daniel and Thomas Southard. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of three.

WINTZ, Robert M., 89, St. Louis, Batesville, June 30. Husband of Geraldine Wintz. Father of Joanne Dickman, Jim and Sam Wintz. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of seven. †

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