Obituaries

Sulpician Father Edward J. Frazer dies at 84

A funeral Mass for Sulpician Father Edward J. Frazer will be offered Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Angels Chapel in Catonsville.
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Toni Morrison, author baptized Catholic as child, dies at age 88

She originally named Chloe Ardelia Wofford. Her first name change is directly linked to when she became Catholic at age 12 and chose the name Anthony, after St. Anthony of Padua as her confirmation name.
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Justice Stevens changed death penalty views during three decades on court

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who served on the court for nearly 35 years, died July 16 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at age 99 after suffering complications from a stroke the previous day.
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Sister Dorothy Rachuba, SSND, taught in Baltimore Catholic schools for 60 years, dies at age 92  

Sister Dorothy first encountered the School Sisters of Notre Dame at Sacred Heart of Jesus School in Highlandtown.
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Sister Jordan Marie Goeke, OSF, served at St. Joseph Hospital

The Sister of St. Francis of Philadelphia served for 11 years as assistant director of nursing services at St. Joseph Hospital.
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Miceli remembered as servant to family, faith, Calvert Hall

Augie Miceli’s 60 years of service to Calvert Hall were remembered during a July 3 funeral Mass at the cathedral.
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Deacon ‘Monti’ Montalto promoted respect for life, shared immense spirit

As a friend put it, Deacon 'Monti' was dedicated to his country, family and the Archdiocese of Baltimore.
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Sister Marie Michelle Walsh, SSND, served as college dean

A funeral Mass was offered May 22 at Villa Assumpta in Baltimore for School Sister of Notre Dame Marie Michelle Walsh. A vowed member of the School Sisters for 71 years who spent nearly four decades as a professor and administrator at what is now Notre Dame of Maryland University, she died May 18, at...
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Laughter Tim Conway ‘gave world will never be replaced,’ says daughter

Tim Conway, who died May 14 in Los Angeles at age 85, was probably best known for his 11 seasons on TV's "The Carol Burnett Show," where he delighted viewers with outlandish sketch comedy and physical humor.
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Sister Jane Marie Otterson, D.C., served parishes, outreaches in Baltimore Archdiocese

A funeral Mass was offered May 4 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg for Sister Jane Marie Otterson, D.C., who gave 71 years to her vocation as a Daughter of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul. Sister Jane Marie died April 29, at age 93.
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Sister Sheila O’Friel, D.C., served in Emmitsburg

A funeral Mass was offered May 4 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg for Sister Sheila O’Friel, a Daughter of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul for 65 years.
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