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Last Updated: April 2, 2015

Obituaries

 

August 17, 2015
Julian Bond, 75, dies; was leading figure in civil rights movement
Julian Bond, 75, dies; was leading figure in civil rights movement

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Julian Bond, a leading figure in the civil rights movement and the first African-American in Georgia's Legislature, died Aug. 16 in a hospital in Walton Beach, Florida, of complications from vascular disease. He was 75.

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August 10, 2015
Sister Mary S. Jaeckle, RSM, 96

Sister of Mercy Mary S. Jaeckle (formerly Sister Mary Aquin) died July 27, 2015. She was 96 years old.

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July 24, 2015
Father Joseph Lanzalaco, CSB, 65; campus-ministry director
Father Joseph Lanzalaco, CSB, 65; campus-ministry director

Basilian Father Joseph Lanzalaco, director of campus ministry at St. John Fisher College, died July 24, 2015. He was 65 years old.

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July 24, 2015
Cardinal Baum, longest serving U.S. cardinal, dies at age 88
Cardinal Baum, longest serving U.S. cardinal, dies at age 88

Cardinal William W. Baum, the archbishop of Washington from 1973 to 1980, died July 23 at the age of 88 after a long illness. He was a cardinal for 39 years -- the longest such tenure in U.S. church history.

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July 21, 2015
Sister Mary Catherine Shay, SSJ, 88

Sister of St. Joseph Mary Catherine Shay (formerly Sister Marie Gregory) died June 13, 2015. She was 88 years old.

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June 29, 2015
Father George Wiant, 79

Father George Wiant, a parish priest for more than half a century, died June 28, 2015. He was 79 years old.

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