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Father Valentine Young, OFM died on January. 17 at the age of 88. Preceded in death by all of his immediate family, Father Valentine is survived by a number of nieces and nephews. He was born Feb. 20, 1931, one of 11 children of Clarence and Margaret (Groh) Young of

John Edward Merritt, Jr. beloved husband of the late Beverly Roettinger Merritt for 59 years before her passing in January 2014. Devoted father of Jennifer K. (Greg) Duncan, John E. (Jackie) Merritt III, Nicole M. (Jim) Wheeler, Matthew A. Merritt, Christina E. Merritt, Joseph A. Merritt (Shannon) and Patrick D.

Cincinnati OH – January 7, 2020 – Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Marie Shields died December 31, 2019 in Cincinnati, OH, at the age of 81. A native of Chicago, IL, she was in her 64th year of religious life. In 1958, Sister Marie began 14 years of teaching

Reverend Raymond C. Kammerer died on Saturday, January 4, 2020 in Waynesville, Ohio. He was born on June 15, 1938 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and studied theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West in Norwood, Ohio. Father Kammerer also received

On December 30th, Mr. Dan Hilvert passed away. Dan is survived by his two adoring sons Dan and Kevin, and loving brothers and sisters, Jim, Peg, Mary and Paul. He was preceded in death by his brothers Ray and Bill. Each of his son’s marriages provided Dan with three beautiful

DELHI TOWNSHIP, OHIO – Jan. 3, 2020 – Sister of Charity of Cincinnati Mary Alberta Bodde died Dec. 21, 2019 at the age of 96 in Mother Margaret Hall, the nursing facility of the Sisters of Charity. Sister Mary Alberta was born Charlotte Adelaide Bodde on May 9, 1923 to

Father Robert Kunisch, CPPS Father Robert Kunisch, CPPS, died on Dec. 8, in the infirmary of St. Charles Center in Carthagena. He was 89. Father Kunisch was born in Toledo on Aug. 19, 1930. He entered the Missionaries of the Precious Blood in 1944 in Brunnerdale, a high school seminary

One of Cecilia Brendel’s favorite works is that of Father Angelo Caserta. (Courtesy Photo)
It was announced this morning at our Piqua Parishes, St. Boniface and St. Mary, that Father Angelo Caserta has passed away. Father Angelo Caserta celebrated his 100th birthday in December. Father Angelo was born in Piqua Ohio and attended Saint Boniface school. He was ordained on February 24, 1945. Funeral

Father Robert Kunisch, C.PP.S., died at 7:50 a.m. on Sunday, December 8, 2019, in the infirmary of St. Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio, where he made his home. He had been in failing health recently. He was 89. Father Kunisch was born in Toledo on August 19, 1930, to Alfred

Father David E. Brinkmoeller Father Brinkmoeller died on Sept. 27, 2019. He was born on July 18, 1945, in Cincinnati, OH. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and studied theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West in Norwood, OH. He was ordained on May 29,