May 12, 2023


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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ALVEY, Dana, 83, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, April 30. Mother of Brady, Jack and Kelly Alvey. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of four.

COWDEN, Lewis, 98, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, April 27. Father of Becky Mangum, Linda Moore and Jim Cowden. Grandfather of eight.

DAUBY, Diane P., 78, St. Mark, Perry County, April 28. Mother of Phyllis LaGrange, Brad and Todd Dauby. Sister of Bonnie Cravens, Linda Tempel and Kenny Ziegelgruber. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of 12.

GALLUZZI, Roberta, 98, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, April 15. Mother of Diane Pusnik and Richard Galluzzi. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of three.

GETTELFINGER, John, 84, St. Michael, Bradford, April 6. Father of Rhonda Gettelfinger-Curd, Mary, Greg and Jeffrey Gettelfinger. Brother of Ann Knable, Mary Evelyn Sprigler, Delores Striegel, Marcella Stumler, Hilda Thieneman, Dave and Joe Gettelfinger. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of several.

JEFFERS, Mary Jo, 91, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, April 28. Mother of Nanette Elmore, Anita McVay, Laura Turner, Julie, Mark and Rick Jeffers. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of 17.

JOHNSON, Curtis R., 59, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, April 9. Husband of Maggie Johnson. Father of Jacklyn Williams and Christopher Johnson. Brother of Doris More. Grandfather of one.

JOHNSTON, Mary C., 95, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, April 12. Mother of Lucia Begley, Mary Jane Blackwell and Jim Johnston. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 12. Great-great-grandmother of one.

KARBOWSKI, Joan M., 85, St. Louis, Batesville, April 23. Wife of Donald Karbowski. Mother of David, Michael and Thomas Karbowski. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of six.

LOEW, Jim, 57, St. Simon the Apostle, Indianapolis, April 14. Husband of Sally Loew. Father of Emily Loew and Allison Rocus. Brother of Rose Yeager and Bob Loew.

MCQUEARY, Larry D., 76, St. Jude, Indianapolis, April 12. Brother of Eleanor Cochran.

MEYER, Melvin E., 89, All Saints Parish, Dearborn County, April 25. Husband of Millie Meyer. Father of Mary Back, Margie Eckstein, Anita Gunter, Linda Williamson, Kathy Zins, Janet, James, Kenneth, Robert, Ronald and Russ Meyer. Brother of Norman Meyer. Grandfather of 46. Great-grandfather of 51.

ROSSER, Mary Lou, 96, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, April 26. Mother of Sherri Klemann. Grandmother of one. Great-grandmother of two.

WEBER, Patricia, 84, St. Mary, New Albany, March 31. Sister of Phillip Weber. Aunt and great-aunt of several. †

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