Deacon Davaro of St. Dorothy’s, Drexel Hill, dies at 87

Deacon John J. Davaro, 87, a retired permanent deacon formerly assigned to St. Dorothy Parish, Drexel Hill, died Sept. 11. Deacon Davaro, who attended the former St. Agatha School in West Philadelphia, graduated from St. Thomas More High School and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Following service he entered the American […]

Deacon Leo Gladnick, servant of two parishes, dies at 85

[caption id="attachment_26422" align="alignright" width="150"] Deacon Leo Thomas Gladnick, 85, a permanent deacon assigned to Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Warminster, and formerly Ascension of Our Lord Parish, Philadelphia, died Sept. 4. He was ordained May 25, 1986 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul by Cardinal John Krol.

Carmen Errotaberea, 91, was social worker for Philadelphia Archdiocese

Carmen L. Errotaberea (nee Silva) of Monroe Township, N.J., died Aug. 16 at the Cranbury Center, a Genesis Healthcare facility in Monroe. She was 91. Born in Havana, Cuba, she and her husband Rogelio immigrated to the United States in February 1961 with their two oldest children. She worked for the Philadelphia Archdiocese as a […]

Franciscan Sister Patricia Przybylski, who served in parish ministry, dies at 72

Sister Patricia Przybylski, O.S.F., formerly Sister Robert Michael, died Aug. 27 in Assisi House, Aston, one day before her 73rd birthday. She had been a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 51 years. Sister Patricia was born in Baltimore, Md., where she was a member of the Shrine of the Little […]

Msgr. D’Angelico, pastor of Southampton parish, dies at age 66

Msgr. Anthony J. D’Angelico, 66, pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish in Southampton, died Aug. 22. Born in Philadelphia, the son of the late Anthony and Madeline (Perrucci) D’Angelico, he attended Resurrection of Our Lord School in Philadelphia and Bishop Egan High School in Fairless Hills before entering St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. He was ordained May 18, 1974 by Cardinal John Krol at the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul and his first assignment was as parochial vicar at St. Donato Parish, Philadelphia.

Franciscan Father Lynch, 96, dies in New Jersey

Father Robert B. Lynch, O.F.M., 96, a professed Franciscan friar for 75 years and a priest for 70 years, died Aug. 13 at Holy Name Friary, Ringwood, N.J. Father Lynch was born in Philadelphia to Francis and Kathryn (nee Duffy) Lynch and baptized at St. Carthage Church in Philadelphia. He attended St. Joseph Preparatory School […]

Father Chwieroth, devoted priest in education and parish work, dies at 89

Father Edward J. Chwieroth, 89, a former faculty member at archdiocesan high schools, died Aug. 8.

Msgr. Charles J. Schaeflein dies at Villa St. Joseph

Msgr. Charles J. Schaeflein died Aug. 10 at Villa St. Joseph, Darby. Ordained in 1949, Msgr. Schaeflein’s funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16 at St. Francis Country house, Darby. Interment will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Philadelphia.

Anne Wiesenhutter, Catholic school teacher for 40 years, dies at 68

Anne P. Wiesenhutter, 68, of Warwick, formerly of Hatboro, died Saturday, June 29 after a long battle with cancer. She was born July 27, 1944, in Philadelphia, the daughter of Mary and Henry Flood. She married Walter J. Wiesenhutter on Aug. 20, 1966. Anne Wiesenhutter graduated from St. Hubert’s High School, Philadelphia, in 1962. She […]

Beloved Deacon Joseph Cella, active city police sergeant, dies suddenly

Deacon Joseph M. Cella Jr., 56, a permanent deacon assigned to Our Lady of Consolation Parish in the Tacony section of Philadelphia, died suddenly, Tuesday, July 23. He was also a Philadelphia Police sergeant and an investigative supervisor for the Major Crimes Unit. He was planning to retire from the department next year.