Obituaries

Rev. James T. Banas, C.S.C.

Published: May 30, 2017

REV. JAMES T. BANAS, C.S.C. Apr. 1, 1930-May 25, 2017 NOTRE DAME, IN– Rev. James T. Banas, C.S.C., 87, died at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, IN on Thursday, May 25, 2017.  Fr. Banas was born to Stanley and Julia (Purchla) Banas in Chicago, Illinois on April 1, 1930. He attended St. Helen and St. James grade schools before taking his high school classes under the direction of the Holy Cross Brothers at Holy Trinity High School also in Chicago. Upon graduating from Holy Trinity, he spent...

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Rev. Richard J. Segreve, C.S.C.

Published: April 25, 2017

REV. RICHARD J. SEGREVE, C.S.C. May 5, 1934-Apr. 22, 2017 EASTON, Mass. – Rev. Richard J. Segreve, C.S.C., 82, died at the Holy Cross Residence at Stonehill College in North Easton, Mass., on Saturday, April 22, 2017. He was born on May 5, 1934 in Boston, Mass., to Harold and Mildred (Minnihan) Segreve. By chance, he attended a Holy Cross parish retreat and saw four Holy Cross Fathers dressed in a black cassock, cape, cord and crucifix. An inquiry was made, and before long, he went to Holy...

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Rev. David Sherrer, C.S.C.

Published: April 19, 2017

REV. DAVID SHERRER, C.S.C. Sept. 21, 1935-Apr. 13, 2017 NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rev. Charles David Sherrer, C.S.C., 81, died April 13, 2017, at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, following a brief illness. Watch Fr. Sherrer's Funeral Mass via livestream here: http://ntrda.me/2okNmg0 Father Sherrer was born September 21, 1935, in Marion, Ohio, to Harold Dee and Catherine Fye Sherrer, who preceded him in death. He grew up in Marion, Ohio, graduating from St. Mary High School in 1953 in the...

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Rev. James E. Kelly, C.S.C.

Published: February 17, 2017

REV. JAMES E. KELLY, C.S.C. Apr. 30, 1931-Feb. 16, 2017 NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rev. James E. Kelly, C.S.C., 85, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Portland, and former Rector and Superior of Moreau Seminary, died at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, Ind. on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Watch Fr. Kelly's Funeral Mass here on Monday, February 27. He was born on April 30, 1931 in Akron, Ohio to Charles M. and Leonia H. (Hopfinger) Kelly. He attended St. Martha...

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Rev. Donald J. Haycock, C.S.C.

Published: December 13, 2016

REV. DONALD J. HAYCOCK, C.S.C. Feb. 19, 1930-Dec. 9, 2016 NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rev. Donald J. Haycock, C.S.C., 86, died on Friday, December 9, 2016, at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, Indiana. He was born on Feb. 19, 1930, in Hazelton, Pa., to Ross and Marie (Helferty) Haycock. He was received into the Congregation on Aug. 15, 1952; made his First Profession on Aug. 16, 1953; graduated from Stonehill College, Easton, Mass., in 1955; professed his Final Vows on Aug. 16, 1956; and was...

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Rev. Ronald J. Wasowski, C.S.C.

Published: December 7, 2016

REV. RONALD J. WASOWSKI, C.S.C. Mar. 31, 1946-Dec. 5, 2016 NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rev. Ronald J. Wasowski, C.S.C., 70, died on Monday, December 5, 2016 at the Holy Cross Residence at the University of Portland in Oregon. Watch Fr. Wasowski's Funeral Mass here on Monday, Dec. 12. He was born in South Bend, Indiana on March 31, 1946 to Leo and Mary (Sotkiewicz) Wasowski. He attended St. Casimir Grade School for eight years and graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1964. In the fall of...

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Br. Thomas P. Tucker, C.S.C.

Published: November 21, 2016

BR. THOMAS P. TUCKER, C.S.C. Feb. 1, 1935-Nov. 20, 2016 NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Br. Thomas Peter Tucker, C.S.C., 81, died at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, Ind. on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016. Watch Br. Tucker's Funeral Mass via YouTube. Br. Thomas was born Feb. 1, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan to Joseph and Esther (Cook) Tucker. He graduated from St. Alphonsus School in Dearborn, Michigan in 1950 and attended his first two years of high school at St. Alphonsus High School.  He completed his last...

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Rev. Joseph P. Browne, C.S.C.

Published: November 1, 2016

REV. JOSEPH P. BROWNE, C.S.C. June 12, 1929-Oct. 30, 2016 NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rev. Joseph Peter Browne, C.S.C., 87, died at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, Ind. on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016. Watch Fr. Browne's Funeral Mass via YouTube. He was born the eldest of four children to George and Mary (Fahy) Browne on June 12, 1929, in Detroit, Mich. He graduated from De LaSalle Collegiate High School in 1946. Later that summer, he entered the University of Notre Dame and was received into the...

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Rev. James J. McGrath, C.S.C.

Published: October 26, 2016

REV. JAMES J. MCGRATH, C.S.C. Oct. 30, 1931-Oct. 24, 2016 NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rev. James J. McGrath, C.S.C., 84, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, died at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, Ind. on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. Click here to watch Fr. McGrath's Funeral Mass via YouTube. He was born on October 30, 1931 in Brooklyn, New York to John J. and Anna Grace (Branigan) McGrath. He attended St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Grade School...

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Rev. Rudolph V. Carchidi, C.S.C.

Published: September 29, 2016

REV. RUDOLPH V. CARCHIDI, C.S.C. Jun. 30, 1927-Sept. 24, 2016 NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rev. Rudolph V. Carchidi, C.S.C., 89, died at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, Ind. on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. He was born on June 30, 1927 in Newark, New Jersey, to Dominic and Teresina (Verano) Carchidi, who immigrated from Southern Italy, the region of Calabria. The 14th of 15 children, Fr. Carchidi attended public high school during World War II, then entered Our Lady of Holy Cross Seminary in North...

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