Catholic Courier

Posted: July 7, 2009

Last Updated: January 17, 2017

Obituaries

 

May 1, 2017
Father Otto Vogt, parish priest; 91
Father Otto Vogt, parish priest; 91

Father Otto J. Vogt, a priest for more than six decades, died April 29, 2017. He was 91.

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By Jennifer Burke/Catholic Courier
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March 17, 2017
Father Gerald J. Appelby; founded Pittsford parish
Father Gerald J. Appelby; founded Pittsford parish

Father Gerald J. Appelby, founding pastor of Pittsford's Church of the Transfiguration where he served for nearly two decades, died of cancer March 17, 2017, at the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse in Pittsford. He was 82 years old.

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March 6, 2017
Syracuse Bishop Emeritus James M. Moynihan, Rochester priest; 84
Syracuse Bishop Emeritus James M. Moynihan, Rochester priest; 84

Bishop Emeritus James M. Moynihan, ninth bishop of the Diocese of Syracuse, died March 6, 2017, at the age of 84. A Rochester native, Bishop Moynihan served as a priest of the Diocese of Rochester for nearly 40 years before his ordination as bishop of the Syracuse Diocese in 1995.

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February 27, 2017
Sister Agnes Catherine Battersby, SSJ, 93

Sister of St. Joseph Agnes Catherine Battersby died Jan. 23, 2017. She was 93 years old.

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January 12, 2017
Julianne Palma; educator, writer
Julianne Palma; educator, writer

Julianne Palma, a longtime English teacher and professor -- and a contributing writer for the Catholic Courier for over 25 years -- died Jan. 7, 2017 from cancer at Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center in Greece. Mrs. Palma, 62, was the wife of Deacon David Palma, a permanent deacon in the Diocese of Rochester.

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January 10, 2017
Archbishop Flores of San Antonio, first Hispanic bishop in U.S., dies
Archbishop Flores of San Antonio, first Hispanic bishop in U.S., dies

Retired Archbishop Patrick F. Flores, 87, the first Mexican-American bishop in the United States, died of pneumonia and congestive heart failure Jan. 9 at Padua Place Residence for retired priests in San Antonio.

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