Obituaries

Reverend Joseph L. DiGregorio dies at 80

Reverend Joseph L. DiGregorio died on Saturday, January 21, 2023.

Sister Maria Fatima dies at 88

Sister Maria Fatima, a member of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas for 69 years, died peacefully on Sunday Jan. 15, at McAuley Convent.

Sister Elizabeth Mary Murphy, who ministered for 45 years in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, dies at 92

Sister Elizabeth Mary Murphy, OSF, died in Assisi House on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023.

Sister Janice Marie Johnson dies at 84

Sister Janice Marie Johnson, a Sister of Mercy, died on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023 in Allentown, PA.

Sister Emily Therese Connor dies at 80

Sister Emily Therese Connor, a Sister of Mercy, died on Jan. 7, 2023 at McAuley Convent.

Sister Mary Rita Robinson dies at 96

Sister Mary Rita Robinson, a Sister of Mercy, died on Dec. 19, 2022 at McAuley Convent.

Permanent Deacon Myron A. Moskowitz dies at 73

Deacon Myron A. Moskowitz died on Jan. 6, 2023 after a long battle with advanced pulmonary disease.

Permanent Deacon Joseph A. Ruggiero dies at 61

Deacon Joseph A. Ruggiero, age 61, died on December 31, 2022, after a long battle with cancer.

Sister Rosemary Herron, R.S.M., longtime educator, dies at 76

Throughout her 50 years in Mercy education, whether in parish elementary schools or sponsored schools of the Sister of Mercy, Sister Rosemary gave witness to Mercy core values.

Retired Permanent Deacon, John J. Campbell dies at 88

Retired Permanent Deacon, John J. Campbell, died at the Normandy Farms Retirement Community on Friday, November 25, 2022.