July 5, 2019


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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BEAN, Dotty, 86, St. Gabriel, Connersville, June 11. Mother of Jennifer Easley, Debbie Faw, Cindy Sizemore, Jim, John, Joseph and Patrick Bean. Grandmother of 21. Great‑grandmother of 23. Great‑great-grandmother of five.

CAITO, August F., 95, Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Indianapolis, June 20. Father of Barbara Tewmey, Michael, Paul and Tony Caito. Grandfather of 14. Great‑grandfather of several.

CURRY, C. Joseph, 72, St. Roch, Indianapolis, June 10. Husband of Caroline Curry. Father of Anne Coleman and Donald Curry. Brother of Judy Hufford. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of two.

DAVIS, Mary Martha, 85, St. Peter Parish, Harrison County, June 19. Mother of Martha Ann Bennett, Mary Slotten, David, Jay and Pat Davis. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of 17.

DELUCIO, Ruth, 89, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, June 21. Mother of Sandy Abrams, Johna Crabtree, Brenda Kurtz, Norma Maule, Debbie Petitt and Mike DeLucio. Sister of Phyllis Lathrop and Patty Lehman. Grandmother of 14. Great‑grandmother of 24.

DONAHUE, James M., 85, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, June 9. Husband of Martha Donahue. Father of Christopher and Thomas Donahue. Brother of Donna Barion. Grandfather of four. Step-grandfather of three. Great‑grandfather of three.

HANLEY, Dennis L., 74, St. Patrick, Indianapolis, May 27. Husband of Sharon Hanley. Father of Leslie Hanley Bate and Julie Such. Grandfather of six.

HOLLKAMP, Evan A., 23, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, June 14. Son of Jeff and Carrie Hollkamp. Brother of Grant Hollkamp. Grandson of Paul and Brenda Hurst and Suzann Hollkamp.

JUSTUS, Walter, 25, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, June 10. Son of Walt Justus and Jane Herrick-Justus. Brother of Jillian Foran. Grandson of Janet Herrick, Pat Norman and Wally Justus.

LUHRING, Mary, 96, St. Nicholas, Ripley County, June 25. Mother of Cindy Herbert, Pam Narwold, Paula Steffey, Jack, Joe, Steve and Sylvan Luhring. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of 24. Great-great-grandmother of one.

METZ, Anna, 74, St. Mary, New Albany, May 26. Mother of Amy Metz Smith and Joseph Metz. Sister of Claudia Selter and Paul Hughes. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of two.

MITCHELL-MARTIN, Utonia, 90, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, June 18. Mother of Karen Utonia Martin and Sherlynn Martin. Grandmother of five.

MORGAN, Jerome L., Sr., 71, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, June 11. Husband of Eluene Morgan. Father of Prena Simmons-Morgan, Horace Toppins, Jerome, Jr., Timko and Vernall Morgan. Brother of Dianne Barriere and Delores Moline. Grandfather of 16.

MYCIO, Anna, 94, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, June 19. Grandmother of eight. Great‑grandmother of 12.

O’CONNELL, Daniel J., Jr., 89, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, June 19. Uncle of one.

PHIPPS, Aurelea A., 84, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, June 18. Wife of Phillip Phipps. Mother of Debie McGee, Victoria Shackett, Mark, Michael, Paul and Phi Phipps. Sister of Lucille, Mona Lu and Mervin Dixon. Grandmother of nine. Great‑grandmother of 10.

SCHAFER, Pamela S. (Prickett), 60, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, June 14. Mother of Ashley Hardin, Daughters of Holy Mary of the Heart of Jesus Sister Magdalene Marie and James Schafer.

SCHMOETZER, Adrian B., 83, St. Mary, New Albany, June 19. Mother of Judy Johnson, Billie King, Bonnie Montague, Tammy Pearce, Lisa Schmoetzer-Velasco, Bruce, Stephen and Thomas Schmoetzer. Sister of Mary Jo Renfro. Grandmother of 18. Great-grandmother of one.

TURNER, Phyllis M., 67, St. Mary, Greensburg, June 20. Wife of Jeffrey Turner. Aunt of several.

WALTERS, Violet C., 74, St. Maurice, Napoleon, June 20. Wife of Thomas Walters. Mother of Jennifer Moorman. Grandmother of three.

WOHLHIETER, Joseph P., 91, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, June 22. Father of Susan Moore, Patti Stephenson, Lisa Wohlhieter-Hobbs and Joseph Wohlhieter, Jr. Brother of Rosie Bussell. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of 19. †

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