Sister Janet Marie Wehmhoff

June 18, 1934 - January 4, 2021 
Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Janet Marie Wehmhoff died Jan. 4, 2021 at the age of 86 in Mother Margaret Hall, the nursing facility for the Sisters of Charity. Sister Janet Marie was born on June 18, 1934 to Walter C. and Clara (Sandman) Wehmhoff in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was the second of four children, three girls and one boy. She was a Sister of Charity for 68 years. Sister Janet grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, attending St. Mark grade schoo... READ MORE

Father Robert Voss, S.J.

June 18, 1941 - December 9, 2020 
Father Robert Voss, SJ, remembered as a missionary and lover of the poor, died Dec. 9, 2020 in St. Louis. He was 79 years old, a Jesuit for 61 years and a priest for 48 years. Robert Voss was born in Denver on June 18, 1941. He and his twin brother, Raymond, were adopted as toddlers by Fred A. and Charlotte Kenyon Voss. His parents and twin preceded him in death. He is survived by nieces Karen Voss and Christine Rasch-Chabot and several cousin... READ MORE

Sister Diane Liston

October 13, 1932 - November 21, 2020 
As a deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, my God! -Psalm 42:1 Sister Diane Liston, born of Harry and Anna Liston, October 13, 1932, died peacefully on November 21, 2020. She was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa and was baptized, Patricia Ann. She was known to many as Patsy and attended elementary school at Holy Family and St. Peter’s in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She chose to attend high school at Mt. St. Scholastica in Atchison, Ka... READ MORE

Sister Maria del Rey Hunt, OP

April 16, 1929 - November 9, 2020 
Sister Maria del Rey Hunt, OP, died Nov. 9, 2020, at St. Dominic Villa, Hazel Green, Wis. Sister Maria del Rey made her first profession in 1960 with the Pious Union of the Dominican Mission Sisters. They disbanded in 1967, and she transferred her vows to the Dominican Sisters of Kenosha (Wis.), and in 1968 transferred her vows to the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa. Sister Maria del Rey made her perpetual profession as a Dominican Sister of... READ MORE

Sister Josie Sanchez

March 1, 1935 - October 28, 2020 
Sister Josie Sanchez died peacefully on October 28, 2020. There is so much to tell about Sister Josie, her joy for life, her lifelong love for music, her playfulness, her creativity expressed in fun skits which she composed and directed, her life as a teacher and her life ministering to people in poverty. Sister Josie lived her life to the fullest. Born on March 1, 1935 in Monte Vista, Colorado to Jose Pulidor Sanchez and Senida Sandoval San... READ MORE

Sister Betty (Florence Therese) Bowen, BVM

July 31, 1940 - November 13, 2020 
Sister Betty (Florence Therese) Bowen, BVM, died Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, at Caritas Center in Dubuque, Iowa. She was 80. Sister Betty was born on July 31, 1940, in Fort Collins, Colo., to Ralph and Florence (Pfeifer) Bowen. She entered the Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary congregation on Aug, 2, 1958, from St. Joseph Parish, Fort Collins. She professed first vows on Feb. 2, 1961, and final vows on July 16, 1966. She ministered... READ MORE

Sister Regina Boyle

December 29, 1929 - November 6, 2020 
Sister Regina Boyle, 90, passed away Friday, November 6, 2020 at Marian Residence in Alliance, NE. She was born December 29, 1929 in O’Neill, NE to Charles and Alice (Barrett) Boyle and was named Alice Catherine. She entered the Sisters of St. Frances of Penance and Christian Charity at Marycrest Convent in Denver, CO on September 8, 1953 and took her temporary vows on August 15, 1956 and professed her Perpetual Vows on August 15, 1959 an... READ MORE

Sister Bernadette (Rosa) Silva

September 19, 1925 - November 12, 2020 
"Let the children come to me; do not prevent them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.” - Mark 10:14b Our dear Sister Bernadette (Rosa) Silva gave her earthly life of 95 years back into the hands of her creator on Thursday, November 12th at 1:40pm. Sister Bernadette tested positive with COVID-19, the complications of the virus were the cause of her death. Sister M. Bernadette was born on September 19, 1925 in Madison, Kansas... READ MORE

Sister Michelle Germanson, OP

July 14, 1944 - October 21, 2020 
Sister Michelle Germanson, OP, died Oct. 21, 2020, at MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, Illinois. Sister Michelle made her first religious profession as a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa on Jan. 10, 1965, and her perpetual profession on May 10, 1970. She taught for 11 years and served as principal for nine years before becoming dean of students at Rosary College (now Dominican University), River Forest, Illinois, for six years. Sister Michelle’s most... READ MORE

Father James J. Costello, SJ

July 9, 1931 - November 2, 2020 
Father James J. Costello, SJ, died Nov. 2, 2020, in St. Louis. He was 89 years old, a Jesuit for 67 years and a priest for 54 years. James Joseph Costello was born in St. Louis on July 9, 1931 to Michael Joseph and Catherine Hughes Costello. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Thomas Costello. He is survived by his nieces, Jenny and Maureen Costello, nephew, Mike Costello and his brothers in the Society of Jes... READ MORE

Sister Mary Katherine Hammett, S.L.

May 20, 1925 - October 17, 2020 
Sister Mary Katherine, a longtime music teacher and religious education instructor who was active in parish work for more than 40 years, died Oct. 17 at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary. She was 95 and in the 77th year of her religious commitment. The oldest of six children of Katherine Ann (Price) and Walter Hammett, Sister Mary Katherine was born May 20, 1925, in Colorado Springs, Colo. When Sister Mary Katherine was a child, the Hammetts moved... READ MORE

Sister Pearl McGivney

January 8, 1942 - October 11, 2020 
Former Loretto President Sister Pearl McGivney who, for more than 50 years, worked with the farmworker community in the United States, primarily in Florida and California, died Oct. 11th at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary. She began her life as a committed religious with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, N.Y., on June 10, 1960, transferring to the Sisters of Loretto July 1, 1980. At the time of her death, Sister Pearl was 78. She had celebrat... READ MORE