Sister Lillian Murphy, RSM

Sister Lillian Murphy, RSM passed away peacefully on July 25 in San Francisco following a nearly 60-year career that helped thousands of low-income people in need and set a precedent for the affordable housing industry. DENVER, CO — For nearly 30 years, Sister Lillian fearlessly led Mercy Housing, the nation’s largest affordable housing nonprofit, as the President and CEO. Her commitment and impact on affordable housing and to those in ne... READ MORE

Loretto Sister Mary Ann

November 1, 2019 - June 15, 2019 
.Sister Mary Ann was the first president of St. Mary’s Academy and served as Loretto’s president from 1995 through 2000. She died at her Denver home June 15. She was 93 and in the 68th year of her life as a Sister of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross. The daughter of Loretta (Teatam) and Charles L. Coyle, Sister Mary Ann was born Nov. 1, 1925, in Des Moines, Iowa. Mary Ann earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, with minors in biology,... READ MORE

Loretto Sister Anita Marie Robertson

September 1, 1931 - May 17, 2019 
Loretto Sister Anita Marie Robertson died at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary May 17 at age 87 and in the 68th year of her life as a Sister of Loretto at the Foot of the Cross. A longtime educator, librarian assistant, librarian and poet, Sister Anita Marie worked in libraries in Denver and in California and taught for 14 years in Catholic schools in four states. The daughter of Emilie Rose (Berthouldt) and Charles Joseph Robertson, Sister Anita... READ MORE

Sister Marie William Blyth, OSU

Maple Mount, Ky. — Sister Marie William Blyth, 89, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died March 10, 2019, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 69th year of religious life. She was a native of Denver. Sister Marie William was an Ursuline of Paola, Kan., until the merger of that community with Mount Saint Joseph in 2008. She ministered in the Diocese of Kansas City, Kan., in Oklahoma and in Kentucky, where she moved in 2009. Survivors include... READ MORE

Sr. Eleanor Agnes Sheehan, CSJ

October 29, 1928 - February 9, 2019 
Sr. Eleanor Agnes Sheehan, CSJ (Aka Sr. Agnes Patrice, CSJ) passed away this month at the age of 90 . She was a beautiful woman inside and out; a faithful Sister of St. Joseph whose life was dedicated to proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ. Sister Eleanor knew not only that she wanted to become a Sister but her reason for saying YES to that vocation stemmed from the fact that she knew she loved God and wanted to spend her life serving Him.... READ MORE

Dolores S. Cuthbertson

July 4, 1928 - January 30, 2019 
Dolores S. Cuthbertson, 90, of Denver, Colorado, passed away peacefully in her sleep January 30, 2019. She was born July 4, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois to Walter E. and Ella (Nolan) Scott. Dolores graduated from Northern Illinois Teacher’s College (now Northern Illinois University) in 1949 and taught English at a primary school in Evanston, Illinois before meeting the love of her life, John B. “Jack” Cuthbertson, whom she married in Chicago... READ MORE

Sister Deanna (Mariel) Randall, BVM

July 6, 1937 - February 1, 2019 
Sister Deanna (Mariel) Randall, BVM died Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Caritas Center, Dubuque, Iowa. She was born on July 6, 1937 in Denver, CO to Lesley and Margery Pavela Randall. She entered the BVM congregation Sept. 8, 1956, from St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Oklahoma City, OK. In the Archdiocese of Denver, Sister served as an administrator, director, and teacher at Cure d’ Ars and Montessori Child Development Center. She also ministered in... READ MORE

Sister Marianna Bauder, SCL

September 13, 1943 - January 21, 2019 
Sister Marianna Bauder, 75, a Sister of Charity of Leavenworth (SCL) for 57 years, died on Jan. 21, 2019 at Saint Luke’s Cushing Hospital, Leavenworth, Kan. Sister Marianna served in leadership roles in the healthcare ministry, within the religious community, and on many boards of directors. Mary Anna and her twin brother Joe were born Sept. 13, 1943 in Leavenworth. Elmer and Gertrude Zeugin Bauder later expanded their family with four more c... READ MORE

Loretto Sister Betty Obal

February 17, 1943 - October 12, 2018 
A funeral Mass for Loretto Sister Betty Obal was celebrated Oct. 18 at the Church of the Seven Dolors on the grounds of Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. Sister Betty mainly worked in Denver and Chicago serving the underserved, including people with disabilities, the dying, prisoners, ex-offenders and the homeless, and in New York City, where she was a U.N. NGO. She died Oct. 12 at Loretto Motherhouse Infirmary. Sister Betty was 75 and in the 35... READ MORE

Father Edward L. Maginnis, SJ

November 16, 1922 - October 7, 2018 
Father Edward L. Maginnis, SJ, died Oct. 7, 2018, at the Fusz Pavilion in St. Louis. He was 95 years old, a Jesuit for 78 years and a priest for 65 years. He was born in St. Louis on Nov. 16, 1922, to Louis E. and Nan Byrnes Maginnis, who preceded him in death. He is survived by his sister, Jane (Don) Musick of St. Louis and her family, as well as his brothers in the Society of Jesus. He will be remembered for his love of life and his profound im... READ MORE

Inez Romero

June 12, 1942 - August 1, 2018 
It is with great sadness that the family of Inez Romero announces her passing on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at the age of 76. Inez will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 57 years, Eppy Romero; their 3 boys Frank (Giga), Andrew (Annabelle) and Phillip; her eight grandchildren, Andrew Jr., Derek (Brittany), Brandon (Jasmine), Matthew (Audrey), Isaiah (Haleigh), Cecelia, Jayden and Chloe; and her 7 great-grandchildren, Lorenzo, Dominic, Danie... READ MORE

Father Martin Whealen, SJ

April 13, 1931 - July 19, 2018 
Father Martin Whealen SJ, Educator and Priest Dies in St. Louis Father Martin Whealen, SJ, died July 19, 2018, in St. Louis. He was 87 years old, a Jesuit for 68 years and a priest for 56 years. He was born in St. Louis, on April 13, 1931, to Martin J. and Lucille Haggenjos Whealen. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Daniel and William. He is survived by his sister, Mrs. Mary Lou Sammelman Following his gradua... READ MORE