August 27, 2021


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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AUMAGE, Lina N., 94, St. Agnes, Nashville, Aug. 6. Wife of Remy Aumage. Mother of John Aumage. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of four.

CHARBONNEAU, Alice, 76, St. Mary, New Albany, July 26. Mother of Anne Landley, Linda Wilson and Sam Charbonneau. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of two.

DUELL, Janet Sue, 80, St. Michael, Brookville, Aug. 15. Wife of James Duell. Mother of Joy Baxter and Jill Shiftlett. Sister of Brenda Robertson. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of nine.

DUNCAN, Robert H., 92, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Aug. 4. Husband of Jean Duncan. Father of Janet Hellman, Christopher, Richard, Stephen and William Duncan. Grandfather of 22. Great-grandfather of 28.

FORESTAL, Daniel P., 38, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, July 14. Son of Marianne Forestal Dunn. Nephew of several.

HOWARD, Michael E., 84, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, Aug. 11. Husband of Sue Howard. Father of Susan, Brian, Christopher and David Howard. Brother of Margaret Streets and Frank Howard. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of one.

JACKSON, Ed, 71, St. Ambrose, Seymour, July 16. Husband of Kathy Jackson. Father of Aaron and Adam Jackson. Grandfather of two.

KEENE, Barbara, 84, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Aug. 4. Mother of Hilary Bruce, Rene Hallal-Gonen, Melissa Wakefield, Jennifer, Lesley and Matthew Keene. Grandmother of three.

KNECHT, Jr., Anthony P., 85, St. Mary, Rushville, Aug. 10. Husband of Velma Knecht. Father of Darlene and Julie Spaeth, Brenda, Jerry and Jim Knecht. Brother of Patricia Ertel and Marjorie Knecht. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of two.

LEMMON, Troy Michael D., 20, St. Mary, New Albany, Aug. 6. Son of Carol Moore and Dan Lemmon. Grandson of Linda Moore and John Mullins, Jr.

LENFERT, Betty Anne, 86, St. Mary, New Albany, July 24. Mother of Stefanie Griffith, Stacy Tunnell, Julie Young, Charles and Paul Joseph Lenfert. Sister of Mary Jean Huber. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of three.

MATTINGLY, Joyce L., 84, St. Joseph, Corydon, Aug. 9. Wife of Larry Mattingly. Mother of Tiena Haag, Anna Lawton and Trevor Mattingly. Sister of Vivian McCulloch, Gary, Kevin, Leland and William Kitterman. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of three.

MEYER, James J., 84, St. Mary, Rushville, Aug. 18. Father of Bruce Meyer. Brother of Ed Meyer. Grandfather of three.

MEYER, William J., 69, St. Mary, Rushville, Aug. 1.

MORAN, James P., 82, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, July 31. Husband of Judith Moran. Father of Mary Ayres, Nancy Haas, Debbie Ping, Julie and Kevin Moran. Brother of Patricia Carter and David Moran. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of five.

PITMAN, Eric J., 46, St. Joseph, Corydon, Aug. 6. Brother of Anthony, Michael, Paul, Richard and Robert Pitman.

REITMAN, Joseph L., 90, St. Mary, North Vernon, Aug. 13. Husband of Ruth Reitman. Father of Linda Cribb, Leanna Maschino, Patricia Nash, Kathryn Phillips, David Johnson, Eddie, John, Michael, Paul and Phillip Reitman. Brother of Mary Ann Sheets. Grandfather of 23. Great-grandfather of 21.

SANDS, Martha (Teives), 94, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Aug. 11. Mother of Jean Carpenter, Jeff, Mark and Steve Sands. Grandmother of seven.

SCHWERING, Dennis D., 86, St. Mary, Greensburg, Aug. 14. Husband of Janet Schwering. Father of Jeanne Fry, Monica Horan, Nancy Vanderpohl, Andy, Dan and Timothy Schwering. Brother of Evelyn Johannigman and Patricia Simon. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of 12.

SHANAHAN, Robert P., 69, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Aug. 10. Husband of Patricia Shanahan. Brother of Pat Paas and Gary Shanahan. Uncle and great-uncle of several.

SMITH, George I., 87, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, July 29. Husband of Wilma Smith. Father of June Kruer, Jane Smith-Lamb and Jude Smith. Brother of Mary Geswein. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of six.

TUTTLE, Paul S., 84, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, July 13. Husband of Nancy Tuttle. Father of Pamela Hunter, Vicki Roark, Nicholas and Paul Tuttle, III. Brother of Bill and Bob Tuttle. Grandfather of 17. Great-grandfather of 23.

WESTRICH, Francis, 89, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, July 2. Father of Beatrice, Darlene, Larry and Tony Westrich. Brother of Paul Crader and Andrew Westrich. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of 15. †

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