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Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Precious Blood Sister Virginia Huber died on May 10 at the Maria Joseph Center in Dayton. She was 92 years old and had been a member of the Sisters of the Precious Blood for 78 years.

l    A Mass of Christian Burial for Precious Blood Father Richard Beischel was celebrated April 29 in Valdivia, Chile. Father Beischel, 81, died on April 27.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Mercy Mary Dolora Brinker was held on May 6 at the McAuley Convent Chapel in Cincinnati. She died on April 30 at age 93.   Sister Mary was born Margaret Brinker in 1915 in Covington, Ky. Sister Mary served the Sisters of

A Mass of Christian Burial for Dominican Sister Thoma Maynard was celebrated May 6 at St. Catherine Chapel in the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Mich. She died on May 2 at the age of 97. Sister Thoma served as a Dominican sister for 72 years. She was born in

WASHINGTON  —  Dom DeLuise, the Catholic comic actor who mastered the double-take look of surprise on film, died May 4 at St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif., after a long illness. He was 75. First bursting into national consciousness with guest appearances on TV’s “The Gary Moore Show,”

Tuesday, April 28 A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Mercy Mary Andrea Simpson was celebrated April 23 at the McAuley Convent Chapel in College Hill. Sister Mary died on April 19 at the age  of 78. She was a member of the Sisters of Mercy for 51 years.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Father Frank X. Klamet, pastor of St. Benignus Parish in Greenfield and St. Augustine in Jamestown, was found dead at his St. Benignus residence April 19 by parishioners who were concerned when he did not appear for Sunday Mass. He was 57.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Brother John Blank, a Marianist Brother for nearly 70 years, died April 14 in Dayton at the age of 82.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Sister of Charity Monica Marie Ehnie died April 16 in Mother Margaret Hall at the order’s motherhouse at Mount St. Joseph. She was 78.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 A Mass of Christian Burial for Ursuline Sister Gabriel Behler was celebrated on April 14 at the congregation’s Sacred Heart Chapel in St. Martin. Sister Gabriel, 95, died April 7 at Mount Notre Dame Health Care Center in Reading.