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Marianist Brother Robert Johns died Dec. 2 in Dayton. He was 84 and had been a Marianist for 66 years. Brother Robert ministered as a “working brother,” serving in maintenance roles. He spent nearly 20 years with a Cincinnati nonprofit organization, People Working Cooperatively, providing home repair services to low-income

Sister Therese Sliva A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity Therese Sliva was celebrated Dec. 11 in the motherhouse chapel. Sister Therese, 85, died Dec. 6 at Mother Margaret Hall. A native of Cleveland, Sister Therese taught primary grades at schools in Greater Cleveland for many years. She

A Mass of Christian for Precious Blood Sister Carolyn Henkenius was celebrated Dec. 7 at Salem Heights Chapel in Dayton. Sister Carolyn died at the Maria Joseph Center in Dayton on Dec. 2. She was a Sister of the Precious Blood for 78 years. A native of Ft. Wayne, Ind.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Celestia Koebel was celebrated Dec. 4 at the motherhouse chapel. Sister Celestia, 87, died Nov. 27 at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati for 69 years. A native of Chillicothe, Sister Celestia began her

A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Irene Hrosky was celebrated Dec. 21 in the motherhouse chapel. Sister Irene, 89, died Dec. 6 at Mother Margaret Hall. She was a Sister of Charity for 70 years. A native of Barberton, Ohio, Sister Irene taught at schools

A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Mildred (Millie) Shaver was celebrated was celebrated Nov. 4 in the motherhouse chapel. Sister Millie, 92, died Oct. 23 at Mother Margaret Hall, the community’s nursing facility. She was a Sister of Charity of Cincinnati for 74. A native

A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Rita Marie Stein was celebrated Oct. 24 at St. Julie Chapel at Mount Notre Dame Convent. Sister Rita, 89, died Oct 20 at Mount Notre Dame Health Center. She was a Sister of Notre Dame de Namur for

A Mass of Christian Burial for Franciscan Sister of the Poor Therese Martin Hessler was celebrated Oct. 27 in St. Clare Convent Chapel in Cincinnati. Sister Therese Martin, 90, died on Oct. 21 in Cincinnati. She was a Franciscan Sister of the Poor for 73 years. During those years, she

Press Release Archdiocese of Cincinnati Father Gerald “Jerry” R. Niklas died Saturday, August 15. He was 81. Father Niklas was born on October 17, 1933 in Cincinnati. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and studied theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West in Norwood. He was ordained

Staff Report Carla J. (Holzman) Conlon, mother of the Most Reverend R. Daniel Conlon, Bishop of Joliet, Illinois, died Monday. She was 85. Carla Conlon leaves behind her husband of 67 years Robert J. Conlon and six children.