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Compiled by Angela Arrington Sister Eileen F. Hughes, I.H.M.Sister Eileen F. Hughes I.H.M., formerly Sister Eileen Immaculate, died Feb. 13, 2009, at Camilla Hall after a struggle with metastasized melanoma. She was born in Philadelphia and graduated from Notre Dame High School in Moylan. She entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate […]

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Compiled by Angela Arrington Alan W. MaguireAlan W. Maguire of Rhawnhurst died Feb. 25, 2009. He was 80. He served for many years in the United States Navy on the USS Tanner and later for the police department in the foot traffic spanision. He also worked as a thermographer and for the Chase Paper Company […]

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Compiled by Angela Arrington Sister Maria Devota Dempsey, S.S.J.Sister Maria Devota Dempsey, S.S.J., formerly Margaret Veronica Dempsey, died Jan. 13, 2009. She was 95. She was born in Philadelphia to John Dempsey and Winifred Flynn. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph on Sept. 8, 1933, and served for many years in the Archdiocese of […]

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Compiled by Angela Arrington Sister Margaret Mary Smith, S.S. J.Sister Margaret Mary Smith, S.S.J., formerly S. Anne Cyrille, died on Dec. 16, 2008. She was 82. She was born in McSherrystown, Pa., to Paul F. Smith and Marie Lawrence. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph on Sept. 12, 1947, and served in the Archdioceses […]

Former CS&T ad manager dies at 86

By Lou BaldwinSpecial to The CS&T William R. (Bill) McCarney, 86, a longtime advertising manager of The Catholic Standard & Times, died Feb. 5. He was born in Philadelphia to the late Raymond and Catherine McCarney. After service in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific theater, he joined his father who sold newspaper advertising, particularly […]

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Compiled by Angela Arrington John M. DoughertyJohn M. Dougherty died on Dec. 29, 2008, after a battle with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). He was 72. He was born in West Philadelphia and graduated from St. Thomas More High School in 1954. He was one of the founders of the St. Thomas High School Alumni Association. […]

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Compiled by Angela Arrington Sister Maria Coronata Hansbury, I.H.M.Sister Maria Coronata Hansbury, I.H.M., formerly Beatrice Hansbury, died Dec. 27, 2008 at Camilla Hall. She entered into the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1953 and professed her first in 1956. She later went on to earn her undergraduate degree […]

‘Outstanding African-American Catholic’ Robert James dead at 74

By JIM GAUGERSpecial to The CS&T Robert James saw a need, and he filled it. “It was back in the early 1970s that Bob was mostly connected with Most Precious Blood Parish, 28th and Diamond Street,” said Msgr. Wilfred Pashley, pastor of St. Rose of Lima and St. Barbara Parishes in West Philadelphia. “He was […]

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Compiled by Angela Arrington Romeo D. ManziRomeo D. Manzi died Dec. 27, 2008. He was 99. He was born to the late Dominic and Frances O’ Donnell Manzi and was the husband to the late Mary Regina Hogan Manzi and the late Gladys M. Ferguson Fitzgerald Manzi. He was in the first class to graduate […]

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John SemanikJohn Semanik, 78, a hospice patient and lifelong member of Holy Ghost Byzantine Church in South Philadelphia who was the subject of a feature story in the Nov. 27, 2008 edition of The Catholic Standard & Times, died, Dec. 25, 2008, in Paoli. The CS&T story highlighted Semanik’s attendance at Mass Sunday, Nov. 16, […]