Laughter Tim Conway ‘gave world will never be replaced,’ says daughter
In the years leading up to his successful TV career, Conway had a lot of ups and downs, but he once told Catholic News Service in an interview that he was able to weather it all because of his Catholic faith.
Deacon Joseph Niland of Bensalem dies at 86
The retired permanent deacon was ordained in 1989 and served at the former St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Bensalem until his retirement in 2008. He is survived by three children and one granddaughter.
West Phila. native and longtime Daughter of Charity dies at 93
Sister Jane Marie Otterson served in a wide variety of ministries across the Mid-Atlantic states during her 71 years in religious life, after Transfiguration Parish and West Catholic High School.
Sister Rose Edward Carlin, S.S.J., dies at age 86
The former Agnes Marie Carlin was one of three sisters, one of whom was also a Sister of St. Joseph, from Washington, D.C. She served in religious life for 69 years.
Sister Eileen Hubbert, Northeast Phila. native, dies at 76
After St. Timothy School and St. Hubert's High School, she entered the Sisters of St. Joseph as Sister Vincent Gerard, eventually teaching in the archdiocese and in four other dioceses in Pa. and N.J.
Sister Margaret Kelly, music educator and harpist, dies at 92
The West Catholic for Girls High School grad entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1944, earned several degrees including a master's in music and was campus minister at La Salle University for 23 years.
Sister Maureen Barr, S.S.J., dies at age 64
After graduating from Archbishop Ryan High School in Philadelphia, she entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1973, and would go on to minister in the archdiocese and in Harrisburg and Wilmington.
St. Joseph Sister Marie Cooke dies at age 89
The former Sister George Miriam entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1950 from St. Boniface Parish and Hallahan High. She would go on to serve in three dioceses, including Philadelphia.
Sister Georgellen, longtime Franciscan sister and teacher, dies at 95
The former Lorraine Theresa Brilmyer was born in Washington, D.C. and entered religious life in 1948. She earned degrees in mathematics and history, and taught for many years.
Sister Theodore, Franciscan sister for 77 years, dies at 98
Sister Theodore Klingseisen, O.S.F., was born in Germany and entered her congregation in 1940. In her long ministry she taught for 55 years in the Philadelphia Archdiocese.