Obituaries

Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe ruling who later became pro-life, dies

Norma McCorvey, the plaintiff “Jane Roe” in the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion virtually on demand, died Feb. 18 at an assisted-living facility in Katy. She was 69.
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Sister Theresa Kane, O.S.F., longtime teacher at Immaculate Conception School

Sister Theresa, who taught at Immaculate Conception School in Towson from 1979 until her 2006 retirement, died Feb. 3.
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Sister Phyliss Ann Greco, O.S.F., served in parish ministry, social work

A funeral Mass for Sister Phyllis Ann Greco was offered Jan. 27. Sister Phyllis was the former director of social services at Villa St. Michael.
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Sister M. Antoinette Bosak, IHM, taught at Catonsville parish school

A funeral Mass for Sister M. Antoinette Bosak, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, was offered Jan. 24 at Our Lady of Peace Residence in Scranton, Pa.
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Sister Maureen Delahunt, D.C., nurse supervisor, dies

A funeral Mass for Daughter of Charity Sister Maureen Delahunt was offered Jan. 10 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg.
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Former Ravens’ president remembered for empathy, faith, spirit

Archbishop William E. Lori offered the funeral Mass for David Modell at the Baltimore Basilica Jan. 17.
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Paralyzed NYPD officer who spoke of forgiveness dies at 59

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York called McDonald “a prophet, without speaking, of the pro-life cause.”
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Sister Mary Alvin Seubott, R.S.M., advocate and caregiver for children, dies

A funeral Mass for Mercy Sister Mary Alvin Seubott was offered Jan. 10 in Savannah, Ga. Sister Alvin devoted much of her ministry to special education.
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Father Scanlan, college and church leader, dies at age 85

Franciscan Father Michael Scanlan, whose name is almost synonymous with the Franciscan University of Steubenville, died Jan. 7.
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Sister Maura Delaney was a Mercy Sister for 78 years

A funeral Mass for Religious Sister of Mercy Maura Delaney was offered Dec. 9 in the chapel at Mercy Villa in Baltimore.
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Father Alban Harmon, C.P., worked in tribunal office

Father Harmon was the defender of the bond in the marriage tribunal office from 2000 to 2011, when he retired.
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