Obituaries

John Glenn, American ‘icon,’ astronaut, former U.S. senator, dies at 95

Among those watching Glenn’s first space flight was St. John XXIII, who asked to be kept regularly informed about the progress of flight.
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Sister Vincentia Goeb, D.C., active in education and hospital ministries, dies

A funeral Mass for Sister Vincentia Goeb of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul was offered Dec. 3 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Emmitsburg. Sister Vincentia died Nov. 29.
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Monsignor Alfred E. Smith, former pastor, dies at 85

Monsignor Alfred E. Smith, a priest of the Archdiocese of Baltimore for 60 years, was remembered for his humility and holiness.
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Sister Helen Marie Glaser, former Mount de Sales principal, dies

Sister Helen Marie Glaser served as principal of Mount de Sales from 1994 to 1999. She died Nov. 26 at 58.
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Father Joseph Hughes reached out to the marginalized

Deacon Paul Shelton of the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Baltimore died Nov. 25; he was 83.
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Father Kolvenbach, former Jesuit superior, dies in Beirut

Jesuit Father Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, whose service as superior general of the Society of Jesus marked a return to normal governance after a period of tension with the Vatican, died in Beirut Nov. 26.
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Ursuline Sister taught at Bishop Walsh School in 1960s

A funeral Mass for Ursuline Sister Mary Terence Schmitt was offered Nov. 21 at the Ursuline Motherhouse in Louisville, Ky., Nov. 21.
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Sister Columbkill O’Connor ministered at Essex school

A funeral Mass for Sister Columbkill O’Connor of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia was offered Nov. 10 at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. Sister Columbkill died Nov. 6; she was 102.
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‘Art in Heaven:’ Archdiocese bids farewell to Monsignor Valenzano

In a final sendoff marked with heartfelt displays of raw emotion, hundreds of people said goodbye to Monsignor Arthur F. Valenzano.
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Monsignor Valenzano, basilica rector who touched the lives of thousands, succumbs to cancer

Monsignor Arthur F. Valenzano, basilica rector and a man described by Archbishop Lori as a priest of "tremendous pastoral love," died Sept. 5.
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Callum researched, shared story of Maryland black Catholics

St. Francis Xavier Church in East Baltimore bade farewell July 28 to the scholar who made its rich history come alive.
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Mark Pacione, ‘giant’ in youth ministry, dies at 60

Mark D. Pacione, a nationally respected leader in youth and young adult ministry, died suddenly Dec. 29.
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