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Wednesday, December 2, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Glenmary Father John Otterbacher was celebrated Dec. 2 at St. Matthias Church in Forest Park. Father Otterbacher, 81, died Nov. 23 at the Glenmary residence in Cincinnati. He was a Glenmary Home Missioner for 57 years.

Friday, November 20, 2009 Father Edward P. McCarthy, C.PP.S., 94, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, at St. Charles Center in Carthagena. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m. at St. Charles Center. Hogenkamp Funeral Home in St. Henry is handling the arrangements.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity Mary Lydon was celebrated Oct. 30 in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at the congregation’s Delhi Township motherhouse. Sister Mary, 84, died Oct. 26, at Mother Margaret Hall.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Franciscan Sister of the Poor Joanna Burkhart was celebrated Nov. 3 in the St. Clare Convent Chapel in Hartwell. Sister Joanna, 88, died Oct. 30 at Mercy Franciscan Terrace.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Deacon John Taylor was celebrated Nov. 4 at St. Francis de Sales Church in Lebanon. Father Bernard Weldishofer presided.  Deacon Taylor, 76, died Oct. 31.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for longtime archdiocesan employee Elizabeth “Betty” Meder was held Nov. 4 at St. Cecilia Church in Independence, Ky. Meder, 78, died Oct. 31 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood after a brief illness.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 ARCHDIOCESE — Father Raymond G. Wiemeyer, a priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati for 57 years, died Oct. 14 at Hillebrand Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Cincinnati.  He was 82.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 PATNA, INDIA — Jesuit Father Anthony J. Grollig, a native of Cincinnati who served in India for nearly 60 years, died at the age of 88 in Patna, India, Oct. 11. A funeral Mass was celebrated there on Oct. 12.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 Sister of Mercy Mary Antonine Owens died Sept. 18 at McAuley Convent in Cincinnati. She was was 95 years old and had been a Sister of Mercy for 74 years.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009 Franciscan Sister of the Poor Marie Heitkamp, a native of Dayton, died Sept. 17 at Mercy Franciscan Terrace in Cincinnati. She was 84.