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Recent Deaths in Our Community

A full necrology of permanent deacons is included in the Order of Prayer for the Liturgy of Hours (Ordo) for the Archdiocese of Chicago.

2022
  • Deacon Charles Tipperreiter, class of 1992, died April 25, 2022

  • Deacon R. Michael Ruffner, class of 1992, died March 15, 2022

  • Rosemarie Duffy, wife of deceased Deacon Robert Duffy, class of 1989, died Feb. 16, 2022

  • Deacon Juan Valencia, class of 2007, died February 13, 2022

  • Deacon James Belanger, class of 1972, died February 10, 2022

  • Dolores ‘Lolita’ Valadez, wife of Deacon Abundio Valadez, class of 1997, died Jan. 19, 2022

  • Patricia Dulen, wife of deceased Deacon John Dulen, class of 1972, died Jan. 17, 2022

  • Deacon Jose Mendoza, class of 1995, died January 5, 2022

  • Alicia Arenas, wife of Deacon Jose Ramon Arenas, class of 2012, died January 1, 2022

2021
  • Deacon Timothy Donovan, class of 1993, died December 16, 2021

  • Rosario Gonzalez, wife of Deacon Felipe Gonzalez, class of 2002, died December 18, 2021

  • Deacon Richard Flam, class of 1996, died December 4, 2021

  • Ruth Flam, wife of retired Deacon Richard Flam, died December 1, 2021

  • Gloria Askew, wife of retired Deacon James Askew, class of 1999, died December 1, 2021

  • Deacon Francis “Len” Steinbeigle, class of 1979, died November 25, 2021

  • Deacon Raymond Des Rosiers, class of 1992, died October 25, 2021

  • Deacon Daniel Dutkiewicz, class of 1997, died October 24, 2021

  • Deacon Michael McLynn, class of 1974, died September 16, 2021

  • Georgine Vacca, wife of deceased Deacon Richard Vacca, class of 1972, died September 18, 2021

  • Deacon Richard Willer, class of 1997, died September 14, 2021

  • Mary Pat Handrigan, wife of deceased Deacon Thomas Handrigan, class of 1979, died September 1, 2021

  • Deacon Dennis Colgan, class of 1985, died July 18, 2021

  • Deacon Paul Bovyn, class of 1972, died July 16, 2021

  • Melissa Bednarz, wife of Deacon Michael Bednarz, class of 2019, died June 27, 2021

  • Deacon Donald Wehling, class of 1987, died June 25, 2021

  • Mary Ellen Storrs, wife of Deacon Wayne Storrs, class of 1978, died June 4, 2021

  • Alice Ficker, wife of deceased Deacon John Ficker, class of 1994, died on May 14, 2021

  • Bren Ortega Murphy, wife of Deacon Christopher Murphy, class of 2014, died April 26, 2021

  • Deacon Moises Ramos, class of 1972, died April 14, 2021

  • Deacon Melquiades Maldonado, class of 1972, died March 29, 2021

  • Deacon Tim Sullivan, class of 1999, died March 11, 2021

  • Deacon Vito DiCanio, Jr., class of 1984, died March 4, 2021

  • Gladys Lopez, wife of Deacon Adolfo Lopez, class of 1989. Gladys died March 1, 2021

  • Deacon Anthony Towey, class of 2003, died February 22, 2021

  • Deacon Juan Ponce de Leon, class of 2011, died January 31, 2021

  • Deacon Jose Vazque, Class of 1987, died January 17, 2021

  • Susan Nazario, widow of Deacon Carlos Nazario, class of 1989, died January 17, 2021

  • Deacon Daniel Patino, class of 2001, died January 17, 2021

  • Alfia Sassetti, widow of Deacon Robert Sassetti, class of 1985.

  • Deacon Francis Henry, Class of 1992, died January 10, 2021

2020

 

  • Deacon John Lucas, class of 2004, died December 21, 2020

  • Deacon Felix Patino, class of 2010, died December 15, 2020

  • Deacon Raymond Behrendt, class of 1984, died November 29, 2020

  • Diane Leo, wife of the late Deacon Kevin Leo, class of 1987, died November 27, 2020

  • Margaret Virruso, wife of Deacon Chris Virruso, class of 1986, died Nov. 10, 2020

  • Deacon Gerald Zych, class of 1987, died November 10, 2020

  • Deacon Gary Long, class of 1999, died October 9, 2020

  • Deacon Michael Principe, class of 1978, died September 26, 2020

  • Deacon Edmund Gronkiewicz, class of 1993, died September 2, 2020

  • Deacon Thomas O’Connell, class of 1978, died August 30, 2020

  • Joan Reinert, wife of deceased Deacon William Reinert, class of 1994, died August 28, 2020

  • Deacon Robert DeFiore, class of 1978, died August 26, 2020

  • Kathleen Shinkle, wife of Deacon Derald Shinkle, class of 1978, died July 18, 2020

  • Jennie Steinbeigle, wife of retired Deacon Francis Steinbeigle, class of 1979, died July 16, 2020

  • Laura Korepanow, wife of Deacon Richard Korepanow, class of 2018, died July 1, 2020

  • Deacon Joseph Riffner, class of 1972, died June 5, 2020

  • Mary Lou Thompson, wife of deceased Deacon Donald Thompson, class of 1978, died May 27, 2020

  • Deacon J. Frank Marquez, class of 1972, died May 18, 2020

  • Deacon Marvin Kocar, class of 1986, died May 4, 2020

  • Katherine Pizzato, wife of Deacon Richard Pizzato, class of 1989, died May 2, 2020.

  • Diane Klonicke, wife of Deacon Ron Klonicke, class of 1998, died April 7, 2020

  • Deacon Irvin Boppart, Class of 1976, died April 2, 2020

  • Deacon Ralph Hinch, class of 1990, died March 23, 2020

  • Deacon Edward Tomkowiak, class of 1992, died March 8, 2020

  • Julianne Paluch, wife of Deacon Thomas Paluch, class of 1997, died January 17, 2020

  • Deacon Gilberto Cintron, class of 1974, died January 8, 2020

  • Deacon James Burns, class of 1994, died January 7, 2020