April 8, 2022


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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BULLOCK, Wayne, 78, St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Bright, March 21. Father of Darlene Ross, Renee Spitzfaden, Robert and Thomas Hosler. Brother of Thomas Bullock. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of three.

CATHCART, Joyce H., 93, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Feb. 17. Mother of Patricia Duncan, Bill, Bob, Chuck and Tom Cathcart. Grandmother of 23. Great-grandmother of 13. (correction)

DAVIS, Sr., Thomas G., 78, March 22. Husband of Shirley Davis. Father of Kimberly Susko, Angel, Rick, Scott and Tom Davis, Jr. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of three.

DOLAN, Shirley A., 92, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Jan. 14. Mother of Maureen Pearson, Erin Randle, Kevin and Patrick Dolan, Jr. Grandmother of nine.

FINK, Marilyn J., 96, St. Gabriel, Connersville, March 25. Mother of Sue Gunckel, Pat Hunger, Nancy Porter and Frank Fink. Sister of Richard Riggs. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 11.

FRANK, Bridget, 71, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, March 27. Wife of Bobby Frank. Aunt of several.

GROSS, Ruth M., 99, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, March 19. Cousin of several.

LENFERT, Dennis P., 68, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, March 22. Husband of Kathy Lenfert. Father of Clara Meyers, Chris, Greg and Paul Lenfert. Son of Laverne Lenfert. Brother of Patricia, Daniel, David and Richard Lenfert. Grandfather of eight.

MAHAN, Marjorie, 89, St. Mary, Rushville, March 28. Mother of Christy Hall, Kevin, Mike, Tom and Tony Mahan. Sister of Roger and Vincent Welage. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of 15.

MCGRAW, Christine J., 83, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, March 26. Mother of Dan and Pat McGraw. Sister of Tom Aylor. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of one.

MIKSZAN, Bernice, 85, St. Martin of Tours, Martinsville, March 27. Mother of Karen Everts, Helen Runyon, Daniel and Gregory Mikszan. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of five.

ROESSLER, Gary W., 68, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, March 15. Husband of Alisa Nix. Son of Ineta Roessler. Brother of Karen Bloomfield, Nancy Cullom, Kathy Haycox, Ty Bentley, Gary Moses and Andy Roessler. Uncle of several.

ROSNER, Bernard A., 76, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, March 20. Husband of Stacia Rosner. Father of Karen Bain and Jennifer Patrick. Brother of Elizabeth Kiggins, Lisa Shaw, Jerry, Nicholas and Timothy Rosner. Grandfather of five.

SCOTT, Judy A., 68, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, March 15. Mother of Jennifer Hillman, Anthony and Ryan Scott. Sister of Joan Campbell, Dave, Mike and Tim Kellems. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of one.

SOLLER, Nancy V., 83, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, March 29. Mother of Mary Frances, Daniel, Patrick, Robert and Thomas Soller. Sister of David and Stewart Ryan. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of two.

SPALDING, Joseph G., 74, St. Michael, Bradford, March 18. Husband of Frannie Spalding. Father of Chrissie Spalding, Zakkary Garcia and James Spalding. Brother of Barbara Wilcox, Matilda, Charles, Jimmy and Tommy Spalding. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of one.

WITTE, Bernadette, 74, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, March 22. Mother of Melissa Olt and John Brumley. Sister of Yvonne Rudicil and Shaun Witte. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of 13.

ZIELES, Kemberly K., 55, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, March 4. Wife of Richard Zieles. Mother of Hollie Strohl, Taylor Lewis and Stefan Zieles. Daughter of Brenda Handrick. Sister of Kenna Birth, Kay Thorne and Kevin Handrick. Grandmother of two. †

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