December 1, 2006


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BIERMAN, Julia C. (Beach), 74, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyds Knobs, Nov. 20. Mother of Annette Lipps, Carol McLean, Gary and Greg Bierman. Sister of Kathleen Kruer, Louis, Robert and William Beach.

BOND, William Acton, 66, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Oct. 28. Son of Dorothy Hobson. Stepson of Albert Hobson.

CAROTA, Patricia A., 69, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, Nov. 11. Mother of Debbie Conley, Cheryl Volden, Debbie Winningham, Michael Carota and Timothy Conley. Sister of Art and Richard Plank.

FELLERHOFF, Bernard F., 70, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Nov. 10. Father of Kara Paciorek, Kristin Schuetz and Kyle Fellerhoff. Brother of Dorothy Church, Barbara Coddington, Charity Sister Mary Christine Fellerhoff, Elizabeth Kahl and Martha Lewallen. Grandfather of one.

FLYNN, Michael P., former parishioner, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, Oct. 21. Husband of Miriam Flynn. Father of Kerry Dahnke and Katie Sullivan. Brother of Sheila Bradshaw, Ellen Cornelius, Karen Jefferson, Maureen Luedeman, Peggy McCowan, Marianne O’Hara, Kathy Phillips, Brian, John, Kevin, Lawrence, Patrick and Tom Flynn. Grandfather of two.

GILLAND, Grover, 92, St. Charles, Milan, Nov. 11. Father of Sandra Kennedy, Patricia Ritchie, Dennis and Rick Gilland. Brother of Audrey Hertz and Doris Zapp. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of 13.

HALL, Forrest Linwood, 65, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Nov. 2. Husband of Vickie (Morton) Hall. Father of Estee Monger, Ginger Monger, Ada Penny, Christopher Bufkin, Charity and Forrest Hall III. Grandfather of six.

KOHUT, Wladyslaw, 85, Prince of Peace, Madison, Nov. 15. Husband of Wanda Kohut. Brother of Dusea Prnury.

PINNA, Jessica Noell, 6, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Nov. 14. Daughter of James J. and Angela Lee (McConnell) Pinna. Sister of Sydney Lee Pinna. Granddaughter of Bill and Barb McConnell and Mike and Susie Pinna. Great-granddaughter of Dorothy and Jeff McConnell and Jeff Hendrick.

ROBERTS, Kathryn E., 84, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Nov. 10. Mother of Michael Tracy. Sister of Mary Prieur and Harold Leonard. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of six.

SOULE, Earl K., 86, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Nov. 18. Husband of Mary Joyce (Hudson) Soule. Father of Kathleen Sonsalla and Patrick Soule. Stepfather of Judy Koerner, Jack and Jeff Jourdan. Grandfather of 15. Great-grandfather of 13.

SPRINKLE, Homer, 70, St. Isidore, Bristow, Nov. 15. Husband of Goldie Sprinkle. Father of Rosetta Roberts, Annette Underhill and Wayne Sprinkle. Brother of Alberta Sims. Grandfather of five. Step-grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of four. Step-great-grandfather of four.

STRUBE, Thomas P., 51, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Nov. 15. Father of Beth, Kathryn, Kerri and Kyle Strube. Son of Anne Strube. Brother of Patty Lyons and Bill Strube.

Providence Sister Ann Patrick McNulty was an educator

Providence Sister Ann Patrick McNulty died on Nov. 19 at Mother Theodore Hall at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. She was 81.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Nov. 25 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception at the motherhouse. Burial followed at the sisters’ cemetery.

The former Margaret Cecelia McNulty was born on Feb. 25, 1925, in Indianapolis.

She entered the congregation of the Sisters of Providence on Jan. 7, 1942, professed her first vows on Aug. 15, 1944, and professed her final vows on Aug. 15, 1949.

During 64 years as a sister, she ministered as a teacher and principal for 44 years at schools staffed by the Sisters of Providence in Indiana, Oklahoma and California.

In the archdiocese, Sister Ann Patrick taught at St. Charles Borromeo School in Bloomington from 1953-59 then served as principal there while continuing to teach from 1961-66. She taught at St. Susanna School in Plainfield from 1966-67.

Sister Ann Patrick also ministered as a supervisor and consultant for the archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education from 1967-69.

From 1972-79, Sister Ann Patrick served as principal at St. Matthew School in Indianapolis. She taught at the former St. Francis de Sales School in Indianapolis from 1979-80.

Sister Ann Patrick ministered as program manager at the Southeast Multi-Service Center in Indianapolis from 1982-83 then served as assistant director at the Adult Education Center in Indianapolis, where she assisted disabled veterans, from 1983-86.

From 1986-94, she taught at St. Philip Neri School in Indianapolis then served as a tutor there from 1994-97.

Sister Ann Patrick also served as a substitute teacher at Holy Spirit School in Indianapolis from 1997-2001.

In 1995, the Ancient Order of Hibernians in Indianapolis honored her with their President’s Award.

Sister Ann Patrick returned to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in 2001, where she ministered in residential services and participated in the senior sisters’ prayer ministry until 2006.

Surviving are a sister, Patricia Marbaugh of Indianapolis, and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876. †

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