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Holy Names Sister Pat Daly
Holy Names Sister Pat Daly died March 18, three days after the celebration of her 90th birthday at her bedside at Hospice of Spokane House, where she died. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Spokane. 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Arlene Margaret Kloucek

MOUNT ANGEL — Arlene Margaret Kloucek, 84, died peacefully March 11. A rosary will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 25, at St. Mary  Church in Mount Angel. A funeral Mass will follow at the church at 11 a.m.

 

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Sr. Maria Teresa Mitchell, OCD
EUGENE — Carmelite Sister Maria Teresa of the Trinity, 73, died unexpectedly Feb. 16 with her sisters around her at the Carmel of Maria Regina here. 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Jerry Davis
ASTORIA — A husband, father and friend, 81-year-old Jerry Davis died March 7 at home, surrounded by his family. The funeral Mass was held at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church here.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Peter Van Hoomissen
Peter Van Hoomissen, 88, died Sunday, March 5 in Boise of natural causes. There will be a funeral Mass will May 5 at The Madeleine Church. Recitation of the rosary, 2:30 p.m., funeral Mass at 3 p.m. Reception in parish hall.
Monday, March 13, 2017
Catherine Donahue
Catherine "Katie, Kate, Kay" Ann Mahoney Donahue passed away peacefully Feb. 19 at her home on Grant St. with her son Sean, daughter Mary, granddaughter Catherine, and son in law James at her side.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Patrick Tabor
STAYTON — Patrick Arthur Tabor, 80, a parishioner at Immaculate Conception, died of natural causes March 6 in Salem. There was a funeral Mass at Immaculate Conception.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Camillia Pagnini
MEDFORD — Camillia Veronica Pagnini, 88, of Jacksonville died Feb. 19. Father William Dillard officiated at a funeral Mass at Shepherd of the Valley Church, Central Point.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Margaret Schommer
Margaret Schommer, 96, died peacefully, Feb. 24. There will be a rosary 4 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at St. Therese Church, 1260 NE 132nd Ave. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Monday, March 6, also at St. Therese, followed by a reception.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Wayne McLain
Wayne Wilbur McLain, 89, died peacefully Feb. 27. A rosary followed by a funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 6, at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Paul Wehrley, Jr.
ALAMO, California — Paul Richard Wehrley Jr., 70, died Feb. 5. There was a funeral Mass at St. Mary Cathedral, Portland.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Richard Collins
Richard "Dick" Collins, 87, died Feb. 22. There will be a funeral Mass at 3 p.m., Saturday, March 4, at Holy Trinity Church, 13715 SW Walker Rd., Beaverton, followed by a reception at the Multnomah Athletic Club.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Virgil Courtney
Virgil Francis Courtney, 79, died of heart failure Jan. 20 in Henderson, Nevada. There was a service at the First Church of the Nazarene in Salem. Msgr. Tim Murphy will offer a special Mass at 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, in Mr. Courtney’s honor at the Central Catholic High School chapel.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Mary Bischoff

Mary Elizabeth Bischoff, 89, died Feb. 11 in Portland, after a long illness. There was a funeral Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church.


Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Katherine Higgins
BELLVUE, Wash. — Katherine “Peggy” O’Neill Higgins, 92, died peacefully Jan. 28. There was a memorial Mass in Seattle.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Vincent Demarinis
BEAVERTON — Vincent Demarinis, 88, died Feb. 5 from complications from Alzheimer’s. There was a funeral Mass at Holy Trinity.
Monday, February 20, 2017
Gloria Salerno
Gloria Ann Salerno, 92, of Portland died peacefully Feb. 8.  A funeral Mass was held at Sacred Heart Church in Portland on Feb. 16.
Monday, February 20, 2017
Lorraine Cebula
Lorraine “Lorrie” Ann Cebula, 76, died Feb. 12. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24 at St. Therese Church, 1260 NE 132nd Ave. Portland, 97230.
Sunday, February 19, 2017
John Kirby
John Jude Kirby, 63, died Feb. 13 in Portland. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 18, at All Saints Church, 3847 NE Glisan St., Portland.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Providence Sr. Blanca Sagles
SEATTLE — Providence Sister Blanca Sagles, 68, a Sister of Providence for 20 years, died Feb. 1 at St. Joseph Residence. There was a funeral Mass at St. Joseph Residence and burial was at Calvary Cemetery.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Ronald Magnuson
Ronald Walter Magnuson, 83, died Feb. 4 of a ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm. There was a funeral Mass at St. Edward Church, North Plains.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Lillian Rice
NORTH PLAINS — Lillian Margaret Delperdang Rice died Jan. 9. There was a funeral Mass at St. Edward Catholic Church.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Mary Vranizan
Mary Catherine Vranizan, 86, died Jan. 21, surrounded by her loving family. There was a funeral Mass at St. Mary's Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Interment was at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Betty Webb

YAMHILL — Betty Bernice Webb, 79, died. Feb. 7. There was a funeral Mass at St. John Church and interment was at St. James Cemetery.


Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Jesuit Fr. Joseph Shirey
Jesuit Father Joseph Edward Shirey, 100, died Dec. 22, 2016, at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, California. There was a funeral Mass in the Jesuit House Chapel at Gonzaga University. Inurnment followed at Mount St. Michaels Cemetery in Spokane.

Affectionately known as “Father Red Socks,” this gentle priest spent his ministerial career as a parish priest and hospital chaplain in the northwest and Alaska. The moniker “Red Socks” was his trademark adornment; Father Shirey felt that priests and religious who wore all black clothing lacked a “playful” or “joyful” spirit in their work; the red socks, sweater, etc., that he wore reminded him to bring God’s joy to others as well as himself.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Elinor Ries
Elinor L. Ries, 95, died Jan. 25 in Vancouver, Washington, from Alzheimer’s dementia.  There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at the Madeleine, 3123 N.E. 24th Avenue, followed by a luncheon. Military committal will be at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 at Willamette National Cemetery.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Charles Tomlinson
GASTON — Charles Tomlinson, 63, a parishioner of St. Alexander, Cornelius, died Jan. 31 at the Tuality Community Hospital in Hillsboro. There was a funeral Mass at St. Alexander Church in Cornelius.
Monday, February 6, 2017
Helen Ilg
SALEM — Helen Carolyn Ilg, 87, died Jan. 31 in Salem of complications from Alzheimer’s. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at St. Mary’s Church in Mt. Angel. A luncheon will follow. There will be a private interment at Calvary Cemetery in Mount Angel.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
MaryLou Storm
MaryLou Caniparoli Storm, 70, died peacefully Jan. 27 in her home and surrounded by family after a hard-fought battle with cancer. At her request there will be no services.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Ruth Renard Weiby
BEAVERTON — Ruth Weiby, 93, died peacefully at home Jan. 27 in Beaverton. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at St. Cecilia Church, 5105 SW Franklin Ave.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Servite Fr. Alvin Cabacang
Father Alvin Cabacang, 50, a solemn professed friar and priest of the Order of Friar Servants of Mary, died suddenly Tuesday, Jan. 31. There will be a funeral Mass at 7 p.m.  Thursday, Feb. 9, in the Chapel of Mary, at The Grotto.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Joyce Higley
OREGON CITY — Joyce Dawn-Marie Abel Higley, 85, died Jan. 28. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, at St. John the Apostle Church, 417 Washington St.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Holy Names Sr. Katherine Gray
SPOKANE, Washington — Holy Names Sister Katherine Blanche Gray, 93, died Jan. 29 at Hospice House South here. There will be a funeral Mass at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Our Lady of Fatima Church, .
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Joyce Higley
OREGON CITY — Joyce Dawn-Marie Abel Higley, 85, died Jan. 28. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, at St. John the Apostle Church.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Winifred Fromherz
AUMSVILLE — Winifred “Winnie” Jane Fromherz, 89, a parishioner of St. Mary Church, Shaw, died Jan. 19 in Stayton. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Church, Corvallis. There will be a viewing from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church before the rosary. Interment will be at St. Mary Cemetery.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
June Noll
FOREST GROVE — June Dolores Mosey Noll, 94, died at her home Jan. 20. There will be a rosary at 8 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 8:30 a.m. at Visitation Church, 4285 NW Visitation Rd., Forest Grove.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Mary Meeuwsen
BANKS — Mary “Kathy” Meeuwsen, 88, a resident of Banks, died Jan. 15 at her home. There was a funeral Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Church. Interment was at the St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Dondon Temblique
HILLSBORO — Dondon D.R. Temblique, 40, a longtime resident of Hillsboro, died Dec. 27, 2016 at his home. There was a funeral Mass at St. Matthew. Interment was at the St. Matthew Cemetery.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Agnes Herb Coates
HILLSBORO — Agnes Vandecoevering Herb Coates, 89, died Dec. 23, 2016, at the Silver Bell Adult Foster Care Home in Hillsboro. There was a funeral Mass at Visitation Church, Verboort. Interment was at Visitation Cemetery, Verboort.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Luz Moreno Ayala

CORNELIUS — Luz Moreno Ayala, 81, died Dec. 18, 2016, in her home. There was a funeral Mass at St. Alexander Church, followed by a private cremation.


Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Mary Herb
BANKS — Mary Senko Herb, 75, died Dec. 13, 2016 at her home. There was a funeral Mass at St. Anthony Church, Forest Grove.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Rita Williams
VERBOORT — Rita Williams, 74, a parishioner of Visitation Church, Verboort, and St. Mary by the Sea Church, Rockaway, died Dec. 11 at her home.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Marilyn Manriquez Gutierrez

CORNELIUS — Marilyn Cristal Manriquez Gutierrez, 22, a lifelong resident of the Cornelius community, died Dec. 3, 2016, of injuries received in a motor vehicle accident in Seaside. There was a funeral Mass at St. Anthony Church, Forest Grove.


Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Penny Hancock
FOREST GROVE — Penny Loretta Hancock, 89, a longtime resident of the Forest Grove community, died Nov. 28, 2016, at The Gardens Assisted Living Center in Forest Grove. There was a funeral Mass at Visitation Church, Verboort.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Ruth Krieger
FOREST GROVE — Ruth Doris Krieger, 87, a longtime resident of the Forest Grove community, died Nov. 15, 2016, at her home. There was a funeral Mass at Visitation Church, Verboort.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Vincent Koch

Vincent John Koch died Jan. 15. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, at Holy Cross Church, 5227 N. Bowdoin St. Portland.


Wednesday, January 25, 2017
John Leedham

OREGON CITY — John “Jack” Arthur Leedham, 85, died peacefully Jan. 16. There will be a rosary at 10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at St. John the Apostle Church.  Immediately following the Mass, a committal service will be held at St. John the Apostle Cemetery (451 Warner St, Oregon City).


Tuesday, January 24, 2017
John Cook
TIGARD — John Earl Cook, 90, died Jan. 14. There will be a funeral Mass 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at St. Anthony Church.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Yolanda Reyes
Yolanda Ventura Reyes died peacefully at age 74 Jan. 13 in Happy Valley, surrounded by family. There was a funeral Mass at Christ the King, Milwaukie.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Taylor Martinek
Taylor Joseph Martinek, 24, a parishioner at St. John Fisher, Portland, died unexpectedly Jan. 14. There was a funeral Mass at St. John Fisher.
Sunday, January 22, 2017
Edith Hefflinger
Edith Evangeline Lorenz Hefflinger, 93, of Portland, died peacefully in her home on the morning of Jan. 10.  There was a rosary and funeral Mass at St. John Fisher in Portland.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Gary Lynk, Sr.
Gary Lynk, Sr., 78, a St. Francis, Sherwood, parishioner, died Dec. 10, 2016, of a heart attack. There will be a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at St. Francis.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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 peacefully Jan. 7 at his home surrounded by four of his six children. A funeral mass was held at St. Henry.
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


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