Catholic Courier

Posted: July 7, 2009

Last Updated: January 25, 2016

Obituaries

 

March 28, 2016
Mother Angelica, founder of EWTN, dies after long illness
Mother Angelica, founder of EWTN, dies after long illness

CNS photo courtesy EWTN

Mother Angelica, who founded the Eternal Word Television Network and turned it into one of the world's largest religious media operations, died March 27 at age 92.

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March 28, 2016
Popular sports broadcaster Joe Garagiola dies at age 90
Popular sports broadcaster Joe Garagiola dies at age 90

Baseball legend and popular sports broadcaster Joe Garagiola, who died March 23 at age 90, recounted in a Catholic News Service interview 20 years ago how St. Peter Mission School in the Gila River Indian Community south of Phoenix claimed his heart.

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March 24, 2016
Father Edward B. Zenkel, 79
Father Edward B. Zenkel, 79

Father Edward B. Zenkel, a diocesan priest for nearly 55 years, died March 23, 2016. He was 79 years old.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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March 24, 2016
Thomas Flynn; newspaper executive, former Courier board member

Thomas Flynn, a former member of the Catholic Courier's board of directors, died March 20, 2016, at the age of 77.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
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March 16, 2016
Anthony Costello; ex-Courier publisher

Anthony J. Costello, former general manager and publisher of the Catholic Courier, died March 14, 2016. He was 78 years old.

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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March 7, 2016
Former first lady Nancy Reagan dies; anti-drug effort a signature cause
Former first lady Nancy Reagan dies; anti-drug effort a signature cause
Nancy Reagan, who became first lady of the United States in January 1981 following husband Ronald Reagan's victory in the 1980 presidential election, made her anti-drug campaign a signature effort of her eight-year tenure as first lady.
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