December 19, 2014


Please submit in writing to our office by 10 a.m. Thursday before the week of publication; be sure to state date of death. Obituaries of archdiocesan priests serving our archdiocese are listed elsewhere in The Criterion. Order priests and religious sisters and brothers are included here, unless they are natives of the archdiocese or have other connections to it; those are separate obituaries on this page.

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BATTISTA, Mary, 78, Holy Family, Richmond, Nov. 30. Mother of Patricia Buonsante, Lesa Leno, Norman and Ronald Battista. Sister of Hazel Weaver. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 14.

BERRY, Mary Eileen (Chrisman), 83, Holy Cross, Indianapolis, Dec. 5. Mother of Laura DeMore, Kathleen Graham, Maureen Huck, Jennifer Pipkin, Edward and George Berry. Sister of Esther Butrum and Doris Wilson. Grandmother of eight.

BUJWID, Marc J., 60, Our Lady of Providence, Brownstown, Nov. 30. Husband of Rebecca Bujwid.

CARNEY, Marian, 89, St. Patrick, Terre Haute, Dec. 3. Wife of Bernard Carney. Mother of Peg Finzel, Sue, Michael and Patrick Carney. Sister of Harold Wuest. Grandmother of five.

COFFEY, Rosamond, 95, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Dec. 6. Mother of Barbara Marer, Anne Piersol, Deborah Sova and Tom Coffey. Sister of Raymond Loesch. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of one.

DUFEK, Kathleen Florence, 87, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Dec. 1. Mother of Paula DeLong and Suzanne Mulligan. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of three.

FLAMION, Irene, 91, St. Paul, Tell City, Dec. 7. Mother of Linda Avenatti, Carolyn Pfeiffer, Diana Wright, Ralph and Roger Flamion. Sister of Christine Hawkins. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 10.

FOLTZ, Joan, 81, St. Andrew, Richmond, Dec. 2. Mother of Nancy Grubb, Diana Sjuts and Dan Foltz. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of one.

FRY, Velma I., 88, Immaculate Conception, Millhousen, Dec. 4. Mother of Donald and Kenneth Fry. Sister of Wanda Meyer and Carol Young. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of five.

HANLEY, Bernard Martin, 88, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Nov. 27. Father of Melissa Murphy, Lawrence Shotts and Thomas Hanley. Brother of Regina, David, Joseph, Martin and Richard Hanley. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of four.

HERTEL, Julie A., 54, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Dec. 6. Wife of Scott Hertel. Mother of Megan Weber, Brady and Dustin Hertel. Sister of Tammy Sharp. Grandmother of four.

HILL, Rose Marie, 55, Sacred Heart, Clinton, Nov. 24. Wife of Larry Hill. Mother of Katie Wilson and Grant Hill. Daughter of Irvin Major. Sister of Andy Padish, John and Tony Major. Grandmother of two.

KUEBEL, Philma Martha, 76, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, Dec. 3. Mother of Linda Caseltine, Della Graf, Marita McNimary and Maurice Kuebel. Sister of Virginia Back, Rosemary Hountz and Marcella Schutte. Grandmother of three.

KULESA, Joseph M., 88, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Dec. 6. Husband of Elizabeth Kulesa. Father of Christine Collins, Carol Siniawski, Constance Tellman and Joseph Kulesa. Brother of Frances Dubczak, Edmond and Raymond Kulesa. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of three.

LAUDICK, Rick, 56, St. Mary, Greensburg, Dec. 3. Father of Rikki Hege. Son of John and Mila Laudick. Brother of Jane Eckert, Julie Himes, Linda Humpert and Denny Laudick. Grandfather of four.

LOREY, Albert Joseph, Jr., 82, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, Nov. 30. Father of Karen Muntz, Diana Willoughby, David, Garry, Jeffrey, Joseph and Ralph Lorey. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of 18.

McCABE, Linda, 66, St. Mary, New Albany, Dec. 3. Wife of Michael McCabe. Mother of Christopher and Kyle McCabe. Sister of Jill Crompton, Kerry Rike and Pat Evans.

MUSSIO, Victor L., 82, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Dec. 1. Father of Debra Duke and Vicki Teverbaugh Feazell. Grandfather of two. Great-grandfather of one.

PRINCE, Sue Ann (Burlton), 77, St. Martin of Tours, Martinsville, Dec. 8. Mother of Joyce Deem, Pam Taylor, Dennis, Mark and Mike Prince. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of 16.

REVARD, Nancy (Sahm), 84, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, Nov. 25. Mother of Teresa Miller, Josie Shannon, Charles, Jimmie, Thomas and William Revard. Sister of Walter Sahm. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of eight.

RUSSELL, Andrew P., 40, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Dec. 2. Father of Anna, Eleanor and Charlie Russell. Son of Louis and Karen Russell. Brother of Regan Littrell.

SANDERS, Major Virginia, USAF, Retired, 43, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Dec. 9. Mother of Abigail, Cecelia and Torey Dunn II. Daughter of William Sanders. Sister of Veronica Thatcher, Mary Bill and Chris Sanders.

SEVILLE, Genevieve J., 90, St. Ambrose, Seymour, Nov. 25. Mother of Kevin Seville. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of four.

SPENCER, Sharon L., 70, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Dec. 5. Mother of Shelly Sabo and Tom Spencer. Grandmother of four.

WALLACE, Roland W., 78, St. Mary, Navilleton, Nov. 26. Husband of LaVerne (End) Wallace. Father of Janet Kruer, Jill, Brian, Jerry and Michael Wallace. Brother of Joyce Pruhs, Kay Wise and Richard Wallace. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of one. †

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