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An indefatigable teacher and mentor, Father Donald Miller, OFM, died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at St. Margaret Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio. His work as Vocation Director for St. John the Baptist Province was widely respected throughout the Order of Friars Minor. Born on Jan. 29, 1945, Fr. Don was one

Father Giles H. Pater A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Giles Pater was celebrated Nov. 9 at St. John Fisher Church in Newtown. Father Pater, 83, died Nov. 3. A Cincinnati native, he did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and studied philosophy and theology at Mount St.

Reverend Giles H. Pater died Friday, November 3, 2017. He was born on May 10, 1934 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Fr. Pater was the loving son of the late Raymond and Loretta Pater, dear brother of James V. Pater, Clarissa McWilliams and the late Raymond C. Pater, Jr. Also survived by

Sister Rose Virginia Brown A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Rose Virginia Brown was celebrated Sept. 22 in the motherhouse chapel. Sister Rose Virginia, 95, died Sept. 12. She was a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati for 75 years. A native of Sidney, Sister Rose

Sister Elaine Wellinger served for 54 years as a beloved teacher, campus minister and spiritual director in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the dioceses of Cleveland, Columbus, Pittsburgh and Youngstown. Her teaching ministry included Lourdes Academy, Cleveland and Magnificat High School, Rocky River; Central Catholic High School, Canton and Villa

Sister Mary Rose McCrate A Mass of Christian Burial for Precious Blood Sister Mary Rose McCrate was celebrated Aug. 24 at Salem Heights Chapel in Dayton. Sister Mary Rose, 81, died Aug. 21. She had been a Sister of the Precious Blood for 64 years. A Dayton native, she formally

Brother Xavier Eshman A Mass of Christian Burial for Divine Word Brother Xavier Eshman was celebrated June 28 in the chapel at his community’s residence in Techny, IL. Brother Xavier, 79, died June 18. A native of Dayton, Brother Xavier entered formation with the Divine Word Missionaries after graduating from

Father Richard Klug A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Richard Klug was celebrated June 23 at Annunciation Parish in Clifton. Father Klug, 90, died June 15. A Cheviot native, Father Klug attended St. Gregory Seminary and received a licentiate in sacred theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.

Father Chris Coleman’s regional Memorial Mass will be held 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 19th, at Our Lady of the Rosary in Greenhills, with Auxiliary Bishop Joseph R. Binzer as the main celebrant. Concelebrating will be Father Lambert Ulinzwenimana, Winton Wyoming Pastoral Region parochial vicar. All are invited to participate

Reverend Robert B. Buening died Tuesday morning, July 11, 2017 at Western Hills Retirement Village, Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born on June 26, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and studied philosophy and theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West in