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Sister Loretta Young, SSJ 1931-2020
Fri, Jun 19th 2020 01:00 pm
Sister Loretta Young, a teacher and administrator at St. Mary's School for the Deaf and an adjunct professor at Canisius College, died June 8, 2020, at the Sisters of St. Joseph Residence in Clarence after a long illness. She was 89.
Sister M. Frances Joseph Piazza, OSF 1934-2020
Wed, Jun 10th 2020 11:00 am
Sister M. Frances Joseph Piazza, a Sister of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities for nearly 57 years, passed away on June 7, 2020, at the age of 86.
Father William C. McGarry 1933 - 2020
Mon, May 18th 2020 01:00 pm
Father William C. McGarry 1933 - 2020
Sister Mary Fidelma Kakol, CSSF, 1918-2020
Wed, May 13th 2020 11:00 am
Sister Mary Fidelma, CSSF, 101, a Felician Sister for 83 years, died in the Blessed Mary Angela Convent, Buffalo, on May 11, 2020
Msgr. Edward J. Scanlan
Tue, May 12th 2020 10:00 am
Msgr Edward J. Scanlan, a Priest for the Diocese of Buffalo for 67 years passed away on May 11, 2020.
Father Francis Schimscheier, OSF
Mon, May 11th 2020 10:15 am
Father Francis Schimscheiner, OSFS 1937 - 2020
Sister Mary Juanita Nowak 1942 - 2020
Thu, May 7th 2020 01:00 pm
Sister Mary Juanita Nowak, CSSF, 78, a Felician Sister for 60 years, died at Blessed Mary Angela Convent, Buffalo, NY, on May 6, 2020. The former Barbara Nowak was born on February 2, 1942 in Buffalo, and was a member of Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish. She entered the Buffalo Province of the Felician Sisters on June 28, 1959 and professed perpetual vows on August 5, 1967.
Sister Joan Marie Benoit 1935 - 2020
Mon, Apr 27th 2020 10:00 am
Sister Joan Marie Benoit, RSM, a teacher and missionary, died April 20, 2020 at Mercy Center, Buffalo.
Father Donald L. Measer 1931-2020
Wed, Mar 11th 2020 09:00 am
Father Donald L. Measer, known for his work in campus ministry, died March 9, 2020. He was 88 years old.
Father Andrew Tu Minh Nguyen 1944-2020
Fri, Mar 6th 2020 04:00 pm
Father Andrew Tu Minh Nguyen, who has served the Vietnamese Community of Western New York since 2001, died March 3, 2020. He was 75.
Sister Rosina Amicon, OSF, 1930-2020
Wed, Mar 4th 2020 03:00 pm
Sister Rosina Amicon, who served as a teacher and home health care aide, died March 2, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. She was 90.
Sister Eileen Barrett, OSF
Fri, Feb 21st 2020 11:00 am
Sister Eileen Barrett, whose teaching career spanned nearly six decades, died Feb.15, 2020, at Sisters of St. Francis Amherst. She was 89.
Sister M. Anthony Reichmuth, OSF, 1927-2020
Tue, Feb 18th 2020 01:15 pm
Sister M. Anthony Reichmuth, OSF, who spent the greater part of her ministry as a cook for the students of Stella Niagara, died Feb. 16, 2020, at Stella Niagara Health Center, Stella Niagara.
Father Dennis G. Riter
Wed, Feb 12th 2020 02:00 pm
Father Dennis G. Riter, who has ministered to the Hispanic community of the Buffalo Diocese since his ordination, died Feb. 8, 2020, at Buffalo General Hospital after a brief illness.
Sister Consolacion B. Briones, RSM, 1936-2020
Thu, Jan 23rd 2020 02:00 pm
Sister Consolacion B. Briones, who served as a dentist, nurse and pastoral minister, died Jan. 14, 2020.
Sister Mary David Rapnicki, FSSJ
Thu, Jan 16th 2020 10:00 am
Sister Mary David Rapnicki died peacefully on Jan. 9, 2020, at St. Francis Park, Hamburg in the 88th year of life and the 70th year of religious life.
Sister Frances Miritello, OSF 1943-2019
Mon, Dec 23rd 2019 03:00 pm
Sister Frances Miritello, longtime educator with the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, at Olean General Hospital. She was 76.
Sister Mary Vincentia Jachimski, FSSJ
Thu, Dec 19th 2019 04:00 pm
Sister Mary Vincentia Jachimski died peacefully on Dec. 18, 2019, at St. Francis Park in the 96th year of life and the 75th year of religious life.
Sister Marie Altier, OSF, 1924-2019
Wed, Dec 18th 2019 02:00 pm
Sister Marie Altier, OSF, who taught for nearly 40 years in various dioceses, died Dec. 17, 2019, at Stella Niagara Health Center, Stella Niagara. She was 95.
Sister Therese Marie Lucassen, OSF 1927-2019
Thu, Dec 12th 2019 01:00 pm
Sister Therese Marie Lucassen, educator and principal in Franciscan schools for close to 50 years, died Dec. 10, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Motherhouse, Allegany. She was 92.
Father Carlton J. Westfield 1945-2019
Tue, Dec 10th 2019 11:35 am
Father Carlton J. Westfield, who served the people of Chautauqua for over 30 years, died Dec. 8, 2019. He was 74 years old.
Sister Mary Jeanne Kennedy 1934-2019
Mon, Dec 2nd 2019 02:00 pm
Sister Mary Jeanne Kennedy, a longtime educator in the Diocese of Buffalo, died Nov. 16, 2019, in Fredonia Place of Williamsville Health Care Center. She was 85.
Sister Mary Ellen Keady, OSF 1926-2019
Mon, Nov 18th 2019 12:20 pm
Sister Mary Ellen Keady, OSF, who taught at St. John's School in Olean, died Nov. 16, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Motherhouse, in Allegany.
Msgr. William Gallagher 1940-2019
Wed, Nov 13th 2019 10:00 am
Msgr. William Gallagher, a Desert Storm veteran who served throughout the Diocese of Buffalo, died Nov. 11, 2019.
Sister Elisa Joan Doherty, OP
Mon, Oct 21st 2019 01:00 pm
Sister Elisa Joan Doherty, OP, formerly known as Sister Michael Eilese Doherty, died on Oct. 17, 2019
Sister Mary Elise Finnigan, OSF 1929-2019
Fri, Oct 18th 2019 03:40 pm
Sister Mary Elise Finnigan was born on Oct. 12, 1929, in Kenmore and was baptized Dolores Margaret at St. Paul Parish in Kenmore.
Sister Marina Matracia, OSF 1920-2019
Wed, Sep 18th 2019 11:00 am
Sister Marina Matracia, OSF, a Stella Niagara Franciscan for nearly 80 years, died Aug. 28, 2019. She was 98 years old.
Sister Carol Louise Hiller, OP
Tue, Sep 3rd 2019 11:00 am
Sister Carol Louise Hiller, formerly known as Elizabeth June Hiller, died on Aug. 24, 2019
Msgr. Leon M. Neu 1927-2019
Thu, Aug 8th 2019 01:00 pm
Msgr. Leon M. Neu, former pastor of St. Patrick Parish in Randolph, died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. He was 91.
Sister Christina Kraus 1928-2019
Fri, Aug 2nd 2019 11:00 am
Sister M. Christina Kraus, OSF, longtime teacher, died July 30, 2019, at Niagara Hospice, Lockport. She was 91.
Msgr. Joseph M. Dowdell 1935-2019
Mon, Jul 29th 2019 11:10 am
Msgr. Joseph M. Dowdell, who was known for his near quarter century as pastor for Sacred Heart Parish in Lakewood, died July 26, 2019, at the St. Joseph Campus of Sisters of Charity Hospital, Cheektowaga.
Sister Margaret Mary Hughes, RSM, 1927-2019
Wed, Jul 17th 2019 02:00 pm
Sister Margaret Mary Hughes, teacher, hospital administrator and archivist for the Religious Sisters of Mercy, died July 13, 2019, at the age of 91. She was formerly known as Sister Mary Gerard.
Father Alejandro Roque, OMI
Fri, Jul 12th 2019 02:00 pm
Father Alejandro Roque, OMI, 66, died on July 10, 2019, at the Tufts Medical Center, Boston. He was a son of the late Carlos and Rosa (Gonzalez) Roque. He was predeceased by his brother, Rogelio Carlos Roque Sr.
Sister Mary Helen Royack, FSSJ
Fri, Jul 5th 2019 11:00 am
Sister Mary Helen Royack, a longtime educator, died on June 28, 2019, in the Colette Hilbert Care Community in the 87 year of life and the 66th year of religious life.
Sister Mary Norbert Stang, OSF, 1925-2019
Wed, Jul 3rd 2019 02:45 pm
Educator and pastoral minister Sister Mary Norbert Stang died on June 25, 2019, in the Health Care Center at Fredonia Place of Williamsville.
Father Paul J. Dugan, SJ
Tue, Jul 2nd 2019 09:00 am
Father Paul J. Dugan, longtime moderator of athletics at Canisius College, died May 11, 2019, in Murray-Weigel Hall on the campus of Fordham University in the Bronx. He was 95.
Sister Mary Patricia Tomasik, CSSF, 1938-2019
Thu, Jun 20th 2019 10:00 am
Sister Mary Patricia Tomasik, 81, a Felician Sister for 63 years, died in Blessed Mary Angela Care Center, Buffalo, June 11, 2019.
Sister Mary Oliver Cabana, SSMN, 1928-2019
Fri, Jun 7th 2019 03:30 pm
Sister Mary Oliver Cabana, an educator and parish minister, died May 20, 2019, at St. Mary Center in Buffalo. She was 90 years old.
Deacon Samuel G. Puleo 1943-2019
Wed, Jun 5th 2019 03:00 pm
Deacon Samuel G. Puleo, a retired attorney, died May 9, 2019, of throat cancer. He was living in Port Charlotte, Fla., at the time of his death.