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Joan Mary Keefe
Joan Mary Keefe, 85, of McKinney, Texas, passed away at home early Monday, Jan. 9 after a long and valiant struggle with cancer. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at St. Francis Church, 15651 SW Oregon St., Sherwood.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Kathleen "Kay" Yvonne Judge
BEAVERTON — Kathleen “Kay” Yvonne Judge, 85, passed away on Friday morning, January 6, at her Beaverton home. There will be a funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, on Holy Trinity Church, 13715 SW Walker Rd., followed by a reception.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Fr. Damian Kobus, OSM
Father Damian Kobus, a solemn professed friar and priest of the Order of Friar Servants of Mary – U.S.A. Province, died early Thursday morning, Jan. 5, at Laurelhurst Nursing Facility in Portland. He was 94, a friar for 70 years, and a priest for 67 years.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Leona Clara Beutler

Leona Clara Beutler, 85, of Newport, died Jan. 4.

Mrs. Beutler was born in Hubbard  Jan. 6, 1931, to Anthony and Margaret Buhr Weissenfels. She grew up in Aumsville, always proud to be an Oregonian.


Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Valera Manning

Valera Urbanette Manning, 96, a parishioner at St. Anthony, Portland, for nearly 63 years, died Jan. 1. She was one of seven children born to Timothy J. and Johanna B. Healy. Her father was known as “Big Tim” Healy, a patrolman of the Portland Police Department. Theirs was a close-knit family rooted in their Catholic faith and Irish heritage. Mrs. Manning cherished any opportunity to share memories of their childhood together.


Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Stanley Gerkman
OREGON CITY — Stanley Alfonso Gerkman died peacefully Jan. 5. There will be a rosary for him at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13 at St John the Apostle Church in Oregon City followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. He will be buried in St. John Cemetery immediately following Mass.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Sr. Janice Boogaard, SSMO
Sister of St. Mary of Oregon Janice Boogaard died on Jan. 7, at the SSMO Motherhouse in Beaverton. A vigil service for Sr. Janice will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, in the SSMO motherhouse, 4440 SW 148th Ave. (Murray Boulevard at TV Highway), Beaverton. A  Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Jan. 16 in the SSMO Chapel.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Clarence Young

Clarence James “Jim” Young, Jr., 95, died Jan. 4 in Portland. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, at St. Therese Church, 1260 NE 132nd Ave., Portland. A reception will follow in the parish hall.


Monday, January 9, 2017
Florence Chambers
Florence Francis Chambers, 89, longtime parishioner of St. John the Apostle Church, Oregon City, died Jan. 5. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at St. John the Apostle.
Monday, January 9, 2017
Albert Olbrich
GRESHAM — Lifelong St. Henry parishioner Albert Alois Olbrich, 99, died of natural causes Jan. 7. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11 at St. Henry Church, 346 NW 1st St.
Monday, January 9, 2017
Jaime Lumba
Jaime Lumba, 60, a parishioner at Christ the King, Milwaukie, died Jan. 3. There will be a visitation 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, and 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, both  at Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes, 11667 SE Stevens Rd., Happy Valley. There will be a recitation of the rosary 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, also at Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes. The funeral Mass will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Christ The King Church, 7414 SE Michael Dr., Milwaukie. Graveside service will follow at 11:45 a.m. at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Saturday, January 7, 2017
Louis Schwab
Louis Bernard Schwab, 88, died Dec. 28 at the Marquis Tualatin Assisted Care Center. There was a rosary followed by a funeral Mass at St. Charles Church, Portland. Mr. Schwab was a longtime parishioner at St. Charles in Portland and also attended Mass at St. Francis in Tualatin.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Monica Weimer
Monica Ann Weimer, 88, died Nov. 26. Father Robert Barrick offered Mass for her at Sacred Heart Church in Portland.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Elizabeth Bjorkman La Du
Elizabeth Bjorkman La Du, 75, died unexpectedly Dec. 28. There will be a rosary at 9:30 a.m. followed by a 10 a.m. funeral Mass Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Holy Redeemer, Portland.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
John Scotty
LAKE OSWEGO — John Joseph Scotty, a retired high school teacher and coach, died Dec. 27 at his home after complications from lymphoma. He was 78. There will be a rosary at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 790 A Ave., Lake Oswego.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
June McAllister

LAKE OSWEGO — June McAllister, 97, passed away quietly Dec. 23, 2016.  A funeral mass in her memory will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday Jan. 3, 2017 at the Mary's Woods Chapel on the Retirement Community Campus, 17400 Holy Names Dr, Lake Oswego. Valet parking is provided.


Sunday, January 1, 2017
Mary Sonderen Thompson
OREGON CITY — Milwaukie resident Mary Magdalen Sonderen Thompson, 83, a member of St. John the Apostle Parish, died Dec. 19 as she struggled with complications from surgery and health issues. There will be a rosary at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at St. John the Apostle Church.
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Holy Names Sr. Mary Ann Herres
SPOKANE, Washington — Sister Mary Ann Herres died Dec. 18 here at Brookdale South Regal. There will be a funeral Mass at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 21, at Our Lady of Fatima.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Anne Rose Lawrence
LAKE OSWEGO — Anne Rose Sikking Lawrence, 80, died Dec. 8.  She was being cared for Alzheimers at Marie Rose Center at Mary's Woods. A committal service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, at St. John the Apostle Cemetery in Oregon City.  A memorial Mass will be celebrated Jan. 28 at the Mary's Woods Chapel.
Monday, December 19, 2016
Franciscan Sr. Margaret Van Wagenen

ASTON, PA — Franciscan Sister Margaret Van Wagenen, OSF, 79, (formerly Sister Florecita) died in Assisi House Dec. 19. She had been a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 59 years. All services will be held in Assisi House, 600 Red Hill Rd., Aston, PA, Wednesday, Dec. 21. A Christian Wake Service will be held at 9:30 a.m. followed by viewing. Mass of Christian Burial at will be at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Aston.


Monday, December 19, 2016
Florine Bryant

Florine O'Dell Bryant, 90, of Portland, (born March 4, 1926) died peacefully on Dec. 7. There was a funeral Mass at St. Stephan Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Bruce Boone Bryant, and sons Daniel Bryant, Jeffrey Bryant, and Randal Bryant.


Saturday, December 17, 2016
Harold Slater
Harold Allen Slater, 73, died at his Portland Mount Tabor home Dec. 6 after a 13-month battle with lung cancer. There will be a funeral at 11 a.m. Dec. 20 at St. Ignatius Church in Southeast Portland, where Mr. Slater was a parishioner.
Friday, December 16, 2016
Sr. Judith Roberts, SP
Sister Judith (Judi) Roberts, age 76, a Sister of Providence for 23 years, died Nov. 25 at St. Joseph Residence, Seattle. There was a funeral Mass at the residence, with burial at Calvary Cemetery, Seattle.
Friday, December 16, 2016
Fr. Ron Wasowski, CSC
Holy Cross Father Ron Wasowski, a member of the University of Portland community since 1998, died suddenly Dec. 5. Father Wasowski lived in the Holy Cross Courts on the edge of campus and died there of an apparent heart attack or stroke, University President Father Mark Poorman said.
Friday, December 16, 2016
Daniel Hills
MILWAUKIE — Daniel Joseph Hills, 73, a parishioner at Christ the King here, died Dec. 3. There will be a funeral Mass at 1 p.m. Dec. 16t at Christ The King Church, 7414 S.E. Michael Dr., Milwaukie. There will be a rosary  preceding the Mass at 12:30 p.m. and a reception following Mass at the parish hall.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Margaret Ann Wiese Thompson
STOCKTON, Calif. — Margaret Ann Thompson died Nov. 10, just over a month after celebrating her 100th birthday in Stockton with a dinner for her extended family of 50 and at an afternoon party at O’Connor Woods Senior Living for many fellow residents and local friends. There was a graveside service at Mount Calvary in Portland.
Monday, December 5, 2016
Robert Gilbertz
Robert James Gilbertz died peacefully at home surrounded by his family Nov. 25. There will be a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, at St Agatha Church, 1430 SE Nehalem St, Portland. A recitation of the rosary will precede the service at 10 a.m. and a luncheon will follow in the parish hall.
Sunday, December 4, 2016
Sr. Veronica Grennan, BVM
DUBUQUE, Iowa — Sister of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Veronica Grennan, 103, died Nov. 22, at Marian Hall in Dubuque, Iowa. Burial is in Mount Carmel cemetery, Dubuque.
Friday, December 2, 2016
Peter O'Neill Curtin
Peter O'Neill Curtin, 62, a Portland native and life-long resident, died peacefully in his sleep Nov. 2.  There was a funeral Mass at Holy Redeemer Church.
Friday, December 2, 2016
Hardy Myers
Former Attorney General Hardy Myers, 77, died Nov. 29 of complications of pneumonia. He had also been fighting a two-year battle against lung cancer. There will be a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at All Saints Church in Northeast Portland.
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Craig Casey

Craig Joseph Casey, 72, died peacefully at home Nov. 20. There will be a funeral Mass 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, at St. Mary Cathedral.

Born Dec. 20, 1943, the son of Don and Suzanne Chassaing Casey, Mr. Casey attended The Madeleine School and Jesuit High School.


Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Sr. Eileen Brown

Sister Eileen Brown (Sr. Marian Paula), 85, died at her home in Gladstone, Sept. 6 after a yearlong battle with lung cancer. She was a vowed member of the Sisters of the Holy Names for 65 years. There was a funeral in the Holy Names Sisters Provincial House Chapel.


Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Donald Creitz

Donald James Creitz, 79, a parishioner at St. Ignatius, Portland, died Nov. 16. There was a funeral in the chapel at Cherrywood Village, Portland.

Mr. Creitz was a native Oregonian, born June 3, 1937, to Albert and Lenore (Tamiesie) Creitz. He lived in the Portland area his entire life, surrounded by friends and family.


Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Richard Unger

Richard Joseph Unger, 89, longtime Portland resident, died peacefully Nov. 26.  There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, at St. Mary Church, Mount Angel, where Mr. Unger was baptized. The funeral Mass follows at 11 a.m.


Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Charlotte Lissy
Charlotte Lissy, 86, a retired nurse, died Oct. 23. There was a service at St. Francis Church in Sherwood.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
George Blatner
George Jacob Blatner died peacefully at his home in Northeast Portland on Nov. 10. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Zellers Chapel of the Roses.  The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18 at Holy Rosary Church.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Father Donald McHugh
Father Donald McHugh, 86, died peacefully Nov. 12. There will be a rosary at 9:30 a.m. and a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at St. Mary Cathedral in Portland. Following the reception, interment will take place at Willamette National Cemetery.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
LaVerne MacWilliams
LaVerne MacWilliams, 89, an All Saints, Portland, parishioner, died Oct. 20 in Portland.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Beverly Beall
Beverly Jean Beall died Nov. 5 with her family beside her. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at St. Rita Church in Portland. The recitation of the rosary with precede the Mass at 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Rosemarie Argelea Lucero-Wood
Rosemarie “Rosemary” Argelea Lucero Wood, 65, died July 11 at Sunnyside ICU in Clackamas. There was a service in July.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
George Krummenacker
Lieutenant Colonel George Gerard Krummenacker, 74, died peacefully Nov. 11 at his home in Gladstone. A rosary will be prayed at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Christ the King Church, Milwaukie, and immediately followed by a funeral mass.  A reception will follow at the Monarch Hotel at 2 p.m. 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Kathleen Carney
Kathleen Elizabeth Condon Carney, 89, died peacefully in her home Nov. 11, holding the hand of her husband of nearly 65 years, Robert Carney. The rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at St. Elizabeth Church. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at St. Elizabeth.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Jessamine Weaver
ST. PAUL — Jessamine 'Mary' Weaver, 88, died Nov. 1. She served the church in many areas over the years: Catholic Daughters, altar societies, eucharistic ministry starting at Holy Redeemer and St. Andrews parishes in Portland, St. James in McMinnville and finally at St. Paul Parish in St. Paul.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Ella Quinlan
Ella Marie Quinlan, 91, died Oct. 18. There was a funeral Mass at the Madeleine.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
David Richen
J. David Richen, 76, died Oct. 25. The family plans a small, private service.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Fr. Joseph Browne, C.S.P.

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Rev. Joseph Peter Browne, C.S.C., 87, died at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, Ind. on Sunday, Oct. 30. Marking 60 years of priestly life in 2015, he was longtime director of the library at U.P. In the early 1990s, he took on the post of pastor at St. Birgitta Parish, just across the St. Johns Bridge. He moved to the Holy Cross retirement center in 2009.


Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Raymond Dominiak
Raymond John Dominiak II died Oct. 24 at his home in Gresham after a 14-month battle with cancer. There was a funeral mass at St. Therese Catholic Church.
Monday, October 31, 2016
Raymond Pliska
Raymond Eldon Pliska, 94, died Oct. 14 in Portland. Funeral services were held Oct. 20.  Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 at Willamette National Cemetery.
Friday, October 21, 2016
Providence Sister Dorothy Klingele
Sister Dorothy Klingele, 90, a Sister of Providence for 64 years, died Oct. 15 at St. Joseph Residence, Seattle.  There will be a vigil at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, and a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on  Monday, Oct. 24, both at St. Joseph Residence.  Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Seattle, and will follow the Mass and reception.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
James Covert
James Thayne Covert, 84, professor emeritus in history at the University of Portland, died at his home, surrounded by family, on Oct. 13 of complications from a stroke he suffered in June. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 1280 NW Saltzman Rd, Portland, OR 97229. A rosary will take place at 7 p.m. the night before (Thursday, Oct. 20) at St. Pius Community Center. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Covert Family Scholarship at the University of Portland in his memory.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
James Moreland
James “Jim” Francis Moreland, 55, a St. Henry's Gresham parishioner, died Oct. 4. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 14 at Holy Family Church.
Monday, October 10, 2016
Mabel Ekstrom
MILWAUKIE — Mabel Ekstrom, 98, died Oct. 5. A visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11, at Stehn Family Chapels, with a Rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Christ the King Church.
Monday, October 10, 2016
Silvio Carli
Silvio “Siv” Carli, 100, died Sept. 29. There will be a private family service.
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Doris Wallis
OREGON CITY — Doris Wallis, 88, died Oct. 6. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at St. John the Apostle Church here. Visitation will be 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10 at Holman-Hankins-Bowker & Waud.
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Cyril Walker
Cyril “Skeeter” Joseph Walker, 93, passed away peacefully Saturday night at his home in Portland, surrounded by his family.A Rosary will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 10, followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30 and reception at 11:30 at St. Rita Church, Portland.
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Frances Smith
Frances Faye Smith, 97, died Oct. 5. There will be a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at St. Joseph the Worker Church, Portland, followed by interment at Mount Calvary Cemetery. A reception will be held at the church immediately following burial.
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Ambrose Cronin

Ambrose Martin "Bubby" Cronin, 86, died Aug. 22, surrounded by his family. There was a funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral.


Saturday, October 8, 2016
Benedictine Fr. Leo Rimmele, longtime military chaplain, dies
Benedictine Father Leo Rimmele, a monk and priest of Mount Angel Abbey, died Oct. 5, 2016, at the Edward C. Allworth Veterans’ Care Center in Lebanon, Oregon. He was 86 years old. Vigils of the Dead will be celebrated in the abbey church of Mount Angel, St. Benedict, Monday, Oct. 10 at 7:25 p.m. On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the Pontifical Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Father Leo will be buried in the abbey cemetery.
Friday, October 7, 2016
Marie Henke
Marie Elizabeth Olbrich Henke, 91, died Sept. 6. A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, at St. Henry Church, Gresham.
Monday, September 26, 2016
Carol Beaumier
Carol Beaumier died in Seattle on Sept. 12 of complications following hip surgery. Mrs. Beaumier’s passing was peaceful, surrounded by beautiful opera music, her family and friends. A memorial service was held at Our Lady of the Lake, Seattle.
Monday, September 26, 2016
Patricia Ferschweiler
Patricia "Pat" Ferschweiler died Sept. 15 in Woodburn. Viewing will be held from noon until 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Cornwell Funeral Home in Woodburn. There will be a rosary at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 at Sacred Heart Church, Gervais, followed by a funeral at 11 a.m.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Margerite Potwora
Marguerite Loraine Potwora died Sept. 10. There was a funeral mass at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Portland.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Josip Zupcic
Josip Zupcic, 86, died Sept. 10.  There will be a recitation of the rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Sept. 16 at Resurrection Church in Tualatin.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Marian Fox
Marian Helen Fox died Aug. 29. There will be a funeral Mass at noon on Friday, Sept. 9, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Portland.
Friday, September 9, 2016
Donna Ghiorso
LAKE OSWEGO — Donna Marie Ghiorso, 65, a parishioner at Our Lady of the Lake, died Aug. 30, at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center. She was born Sept. 25, 1950, in Portland to Crystal and Lloyd Braye. Donna married John Angelo Ghiorso and the two enjoyed 31 years of marriage. She worked in the insurance field while raising her children.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Catherine Nollette
Catherine Agnes (Petrusich) Nollette, 96, a Holy Rosary, Portland, parishioner, died Aug. 18. There will be a funeral Mass at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 30, at Holy Rosary.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Benedictine Sister Antoinette Traeger
MOUNT ANGEL — Benedictine Sister Antoinette Traeger, 89, died early Saturday morning, Aug. 20.  There will be a vigil and Mass this coming week, with time and date yet to be announced.
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Bernadette Albertine
Bernadette Cogozzo Albertine, 91, died Aug. 10. There will be a rosary at 10:15 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. followed by a reception on Saturday, Aug. 20, at St. Frederic Church in St. Helens. There will also be a visitation from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Columbia Funeral Home in St. Helens.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Alma Mullen
ST. PAUL — Alma "Mary" Mullen, 99, died Aug. 12 at her home. There will be a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at St. Paul Church.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Esther Jantzen Moore
Esther Jantzen Moore, 99, died Aug. 2 at Terwilliger Plaza in Southwest Portland. There was a funeral Mass at St. Mary Cathedral.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Elena DeMartino Turple
Elena 'Helen' DeMartino Turple, 102, died of natural causes on June 19 in Portland. There was a funeral Mass at St. Ignatius Church in Southeast Portland.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Richard Lawlor Watson
Richard Lawlor Watson, 79, died peacefully at his home on July 10. There was a funeral Mass at Our Lady of the Lake Church, Lake Oswego.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Oblate Father William McHugh
Oblate Father William McHugh, 90, longtime pastor of Our Lady of Fatima in Shady Cove and St. Edward in Lebanon, died July 18 in San Antonio, Texas, and was buried July 27 in San Fernando Mission Cemetery in Mission Hills, California. There will be a memorial Mass for Oblate Father William McHugh at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, at Our Lady of Fatima, Shady Cove, his longtime parish.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Robert Randall
Robert Loris “Bob" Randall died peacefully Saturday, Aug. 8 with his wife Rita at his side. There will be a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 18 at St. John the Apostle Church in Oregon City.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Sally Myers
Sally Lynn Heise Myers, 69, died July 24 after a long illness. There was a funeral Mass at St. John Fisher Church, Portland.
Monday, August 8, 2016
Sister Jacqueline Christian, OSF
ASTON, Penn. — Franciscan Sister Jacqueline Christian, 80, (formerly Sister Andrew Marie) died in Taylor Hospital on Aug. 4. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, at Assisi House, the congregation’s retirement residence here.
Sunday, August 7, 2016
William Langford
William “Frank” Langford, 76, died at his home July 31 following a long and courageous battle with cancer. There will be a rosary at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8 in the chapel of the Mount Scott Funeral Home in Southeast Portland. There will be a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Holy Rosary Church, Portland.
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Edna Hortsch
AUMSVILLE — Edna Marie Hortsch, 80, a parishioner of St. Mary Church, Shaw, died July 31 at her home. There was a rosary followed by a funeral Mass at St. Mary Church, Shaw. She has lived in the community since 1958.
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Eugene Regimbal
Eugene “Gene” (the Captain) Regimbal, 83, a parishioner of Holy Redeemer, La Pine, died July 12 in La Pine. There will be a funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at St. Peter Church in Portland. The Mass will be followed by followed by an Urn Committal Service at 3 p.m. at Gethsemani Cemetery in Portland, where he'll be laid to rest with his parents.
Sunday, August 7, 2016
James Miller
James Miller, 90, died of cancer on July 24 in his home. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 16 at St. Agatha Church, Portland. The funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m.
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Timothy Molin
Timothy Joseph Molin, 68, died May 6 in his group home, Lincoln House, in Mount Angel of kidney failure. He attended weekly Mass at St. Mary in Mount Angel and while on home visits, St. Clare in Portland. There was a funeral Mass at St. Clare Church.
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Holy Names Sister Delores Shaw
Holy Names Sister Delores Shaw (M. Rose Delphine), 82, died peacefully at Hospice House of Spokane, Washington, on July 12. There was a funeral Mass at the Convent of the Holy Names.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Edward Schoessler
Edward Schoessler, 67, died May 20. There was a rosary and funeral Mass at St. John the Apostle in Oregon City.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Robert Sweeney
Robert Sweeney passed away peacefully on July 16. There will be a funeral Mass July 22 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Henderson, Nevada.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Rose Mary Cramer
Rose Mary Cramer, 96, died June 18 in Portland. She had experienced complications after a fall. There was a rosary and funeral Mass at St. Clare Church in Portland.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Jessie Sposito
Jessie Sposito passed away peacefully July 7 with her family at her side at the age of 104. A recitation of the rosary followed by a funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 18, at St. John Fisher Church, Portland. The funeral will be followed by a burial service in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Margaret Kuhn Allbritton
Margaret “Peggy” Kuhn Allbritton, 95, died July 1. There will be a funeral Mass at noon, Thursday, July 7, at St. John the Baptist Church, Milwaukie.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Sr. Anne McCluskey (Mary Ricarda), SNJM
SPOKANE, Wash. — Sister Anne McCluskey died June 27. There was a funeral Mass at Convent of the Holy Names.
Friday, July 1, 2016
David Hoff
BEAVERTON — David Paul Hoff, 66, died June 19. There was a funeral Mass at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, with burial at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Portland.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Arturo Saligumba
Arturo Cuadra Saligumba, 85, died peacefully on June 9 at the home of his daughter, Monina Catabay, in Portland.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
John Baumbach
BEAVERTON — John (Jack) Henry Baumbach, 92, died peacefully on June 17 surrounded by his family. There was a funeral mass at Holy Trinity Church and he was interred with military honors at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
William Haliski
William Karl Haliski, 83, a parishioner at St. Rita's, Portland, died June 21.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Bernard Patrick Conklin
EUGENE — Bernie Conklin, 64, development director at the University of Oregon’s Newman Center, died here June 15.  There will be a 6 p.m. rosary on Sunday, June 26, at the Newman Center, followed by an Irish wake at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1144 Charnelton St. (Additional parking after 6:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s).
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Juan Victor Parras
MILWAUKIE — Juan Victor Parras Jr., 57, died of cancer on June 10 in Portland. There was a funeral Mass.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Marie Rummell
ASTORIA — Marie Laferriere Rummell, 85, a parishioner at St. Mary Star of the Sea, died May 16. There was a funeral Mass at St. Mary’s and a graveside service at Ocean View Cemetery in Warrenton.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Norman Creitz
Norman Albert Creitz, 84, a parishioner at St. John Fisher, died May 31, after fighting a valiant battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Acute Myeloid Leukemia, including taking part in two clinical trials. There will be a funeral Mass at noon on Saturday, June 18, at St. John Fisher Church with a reception to follow.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Melvin Kosta
Melvin Kosta, 82, a parishioner at St. John the Baptist, Milwaukie, died May 14 of causes related to Alzheimers. There will be a funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, June 13, at St. John the Baptist.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Norma Hunt
Norma Lucile Beer Hunt, 86, died May 23. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, at Zeller Chapel of the Roses, with a recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m.  There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 3, at the Madeleine, with committal at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery at 3 p.m. 
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Helen Senz
Helen Senz, a Holy Redeemer, North Bend, parishioner, died in Springfield on May 7, two days after her 86th birthday, with her family at her side. There was a funeral Mass at Holy Redeemer, with Father Jim Graham presiding. A graveside committal followed at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friday, May 20, 2016
Carol Wright
Carol Anne Wright, 66, died peacefully May 14 in Vancouver, Wash., surrounded by her loving family. There will be a rosary at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 23, at St. Rita's Catholic Church. A reception will follow, and then inurnment at Gethsemani Catholic Cemetery in Happy Valley.
Friday, May 20, 2016


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