Catholic Courier

Posted: July 7, 2009

Last Updated: January 25, 2016

Obituaries

 

May 13, 2016
Father William J. Gordinier, 83
Father William J. Gordinier, 83

Father William J. Gordinier, whose 58-year priesthood in the Diocese of Rochester included a nearly 20-year pastorate at St. Mary Church in Geneseo, died May 12, 2016, at the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse in Pittsford. 

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By Mike Latona/Catholic Courier
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May 2, 2016
Father Daniel Berrigan, advocate for justice, peace, poor, dies at 94
Father Daniel Berrigan, advocate for justice, peace, poor, dies at 94

Jesuit Father Daniel Berrigan, an early critic of U.S. military intervention in Vietnam who for years challenged the country's reliance on military might, died April 30. He was 94.

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

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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