Sister Lois Dunphy (formerly Sr. Mary Carol)

December 2, 1923 - May 26, 2018 
Colorado native, Loretto Sister Lois (formerly Sister Mary Carol) Dunphy, died May 26 at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary. She was 93 and in the 77th year of her life as a Sister of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross. She served as an educator and office manager in the Archdiocese of Denver for a quarter century and also served in Missouri, New Mexico and Texas. Sister Lois was born Dec. 2, 1923, in Eastlake, Colo., the second child of Coloradan... READ MORE

Sister Roberta Furey, SCL

May 6, 1936 - May 28, 2018 
Sister Roberta Furey, 82, a Sister of Charity of Leavenworth (SCL) for almost 65 years, died on May 28, 2018 at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, Denver. Sister Roberta dedicated 48 years of her ministry to children and youth at Mount Saint Vincent, an orphanage that transitioned to a residential and day treatment center. Roberta was born May 6, 1936 in Kansas City, Mo., the second youngest of seven children of Norris and Mabel Seiberli... READ MORE

Sister M. Angelus Caron

June 27, 1916 - April 3, 2018 
Sister Angelus taught for nearly 60 years, including nearly three decades in Colorado. She also served in Arizona, California, Kentucky, Missouri, Texas and Virginia. Sister Angelus died April 3 at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary. She was 101 and would have celebrated the 82nd anniversary of her commitment as a Sister of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross later this month. Sister Angelus was born June 27, 1916, in Stockton, Kan., and baptized Bla... READ MORE

Father Edward P. Buvens, SJ

August 19, 1934 - March 27, 2018 
Father Edward P. Buvens, SJ, died Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at the St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Pavilion in Grand Coteau, La. He was 83 years old, a Jesuit for 60 years and a priest for 48 years. Admired by his Jesuit brothers for his big heart and generosity. Edward Paul Buvens was born to Paul G. and Ruby Ann Jones Buvens in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on Aug. 19, 1934. His parents preceded him in death; he is survived by his brothers in the Society... READ MORE

Father J. David Corrigan, SJ

November 1, 1934 - March 6, 2018 
Father J. David Corrigan, SJ, died March 6, 2018, in St. Louis. He was 83 years old, a Jesuit for 65 years and a priest for 52 years. Father Corrigan was born in Springfield, Ill., on Nov. 1, 1934, to John James Corrigan and Bernadine Gorey Corrigan. He is preceded in death by his parents and survived by his brother, Michael Corrigan, and his sister, Sr. Judith Ann Corrigan, SSND. Following his graduation from St. Louis University High, he ente... READ MORE

Lucille Doris Polifka

 
Lucille was born in Vesper, KS to Edward Flaherty and Mary Jensen Flaherty in May of 1920 and she graduated from High School in Beverly, KS in 1938. Lucille devoted her life to being a loving wife and mother, homemaker, and teacher. She enjoyed hosting Sunday family gatherings and holiday festivities and celebrating the achievements of her family and friends. Lucille was dedicated to her religion of Catholicism and the St Rose of Lima Catholic Ch... READ MORE

Sister Madeline Cecilia McHugh

November 9, 1920 - January 16, 2018 
Sister Madeline Cecilia McHugh, missioner, contemplative and educator died on January 16, 2018. She was 97 years old and a Maryknoll Sister for 78 years. She was born in Elizabeth, NJ on November 9th, 1920 to Mary (Serafin) McHugh and Matthew McHugh. She had two brothers: John and Matthew, Jr. and four sisters: Clare, Mary, Rita and Rose, all have predeceased her. In 1938, Madeline graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Elizabeth, NJ. For... READ MORE

Sister Katherine Wawersich

March 29, 1921 - December 20, 2017 
Sister Katherine Wawersich died peacefully on December 20, 2017 at the age of 96. Few words come close to truly describing the loving and powerful presence Sister Katherine was to her family, friends and community. A holy woman, gentle and wise and a gifted musician, Sister Katherine lived with a deep sense of gratitude for her Benedictine life. On March 29, 1921 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Sister Katherine came into the world with her twin bro... READ MORE

Deacon Howard Frisinger

February 28, 1933 - January 4, 2018 
Deacon Howard Frisinger passed away on January 4th, 2018 at the age of 84. Deacon Howard ministered to the faithful at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Ft. Collins, during his ordained ministry. Hubert Howard Frisinger II was born in Ann Arbor Michigan to Hubert and Gwendolyn Frisinger on February 28, 1933. Howard grew up around Ann Arbor converted to Catholicism at the age of 21 when he was baptized at St. Mary’s Parish in Ann Arbor on... READ MORE

Father Thomas J. Casey, SJ

April 14, 1927 - January 11, 2018 
Fr. Tom Casey, SJ, served wherever he was called, whether it was a classroom at Regis College, or a small parish church in Pueblo, Colorado. His time at Regis spanned more than 15 years. He died Jan. 11, 2018 in St. Louis. He was 90 years old, a Jesuit for 72 years and a priest for 60 years. He was born April 14, 1927, in Evanston, Ill., to Thomas B. Casey and Mary Kathryn Lavin Casey, who preceded him in death. He was also predeceased by brothe... READ MORE

Deacon Jim Golhofer

November 2, 1945 - December 5, 2017 
Deacon Jim Golhofer passed away on December 5, 2017 at the age of 72. Deacon Jim ministered to the faithful in at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Northglenn and Nativity of Our Lord Parish in Broomfield before leaving to California. Born James Dale Golhofer in Kingsley, Iowa, to Frank and Blanche, he came into the world on November 2, 1945 and was baptized at St. Michael parish two weeks later. Jim grew up on a farm in Iowa with a devout an... READ MORE

Deacon Geno Torrez

January 5, 1947 - December 20, 2017 
Deacon Geno Torrez passed away on December 20, 2017 at the age of 70. Deacon Geno ministered to the faithful in at Presentation of Our Lord Parish in Denver throughout his ordained ministry. Born Eugene Torrez at Denver General Hospital to John and Rebecca Torrez, on January 5, 1947 and was baptized at St. Cajetan’s Parish on March 9th of the same year. Geno grew up around Denver and spend his early years in the housing projects, playing bas... READ MORE