Obituaries

Rosalie M. Mirenda, president emeritus of Neumann University, dies at 85

Rosalie's career evolved into a nurse educator, dean, provost and, ultimately President of Neumann University in Aston, PA. After serving 21 years as president, Rosalie retired from the presidency as President Emeritus in 2017.

Reverend Victor F. Sharrett

Reverend Victor F. Sharrett, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Patrick Parish, Kennett Square died on Monday, May 8, 2023.

Sister Justina Marie Miller, who ministered in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for 13 years, dies at 92

Sister Justina Marie Miller, OSF, 92, died in Assisi House on Thursday, April 6, 2023. She had been a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 74 years.

Sister Kathleen Bernadette Moss dies at 96

Sister Kathleen Bernadette Moss SSJ, age 96, died March 26, 2023, at Saint Joseph Villa. Sister Kathleen ministered in the Dioceses of Arlington, Harrisburg, and Philadelphia.

Sister Clare DiGregorio dies at 91

Sister Clare DiGregorio SSJ (formerly Sister Grace Bernard), age 91, died March 21, 2023. Sister Clare ministered in the Dioceses of Allentown, Newark, Philadelphia, and Wilmington.

Sister Assunta Prunty dies at 95, ministered in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for 22 years

Sister Assunta Prunty, OSF, 95, died in St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware, on Sunday, April 16, 2023. She had been a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 69 years.

Deacon John Kreczkevich dies, served for over 25 years at Saint Barnabas Parish in Philadelphia

Retired Deacon John Kreczkevich, died on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.

Sister Marie Albert Hetzel, longtime educator, dies at 92

Sister Marie Albert Hetzel, SSJ, age 92, died March 9, 2023.

Sister Jacinta Marie Brazil, OSF, dies at 82

Sister Jacinta Marie Brazil, OSF, died Tuesday, March 21, 2023. She had been a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 65 years.

Sister Joan Cooper dies at 94, ministered for 70 years in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Sister Joan Cooper, OSF, 94, died in Assisi House on Saturday, March 18, 2023. She had been a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for over 72 years.