Obituaries

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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Br. Louis F. Hurcik, C.S.C.

Published: September 26, 2016

BR. LOUIS F. HURCIK, C.S.C. July 8, 1933-Sept. 23, 2016 NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Br. Louis F. Hurcik, C.S.C., 83, died at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, Ind. on Friday, September 23, 2016. Br. Louis was born in Chicago, Ill., on July 8, 1933, to Anthony and Mary (Hartwig) Hurcik. He attended St. Vitus Grade School and St. Ignatius High School, graduating in June of 1950. The next September, he entered the candidate program for Brothers of Holy Cross in North Dartmouth, Mass....

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Rev. J. Robert Rioux, C.S.C.

Published: September 7, 2016

REV. J. ROBERT RIOUX, C.S.C. Jun. 19, 1924-Sept. 2, 2016 NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Rev. J. Robert Rioux, C.S.C., 92, died at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, Ind. on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. He was born on June 19, 1924, to John (Jean) Philias and Elmire Jean (Joly) Rioux in New Bedford, Mass. He received the Sacraments and attended grammar school at St. Joseph Parish in New Bedford. After graduating from New Bedford Vocational School, he entered the United States Navy and served for three years...

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Br. John J. Platte, C.S.C.

Published: August 4, 2016

BR. JOHN J. PLATTE, C.S.C. Mar. 12, 1929-Aug. 3, 2016 NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Br. John J. Platte, C.S.C., 87, died at Holy Cross House, Notre Dame, Ind. on Wednesday, August 3, 2016. Br. John was born in St. Charles, Mo., on March 12, 1929 to Lawrence and Mayme M. (Steinmeyer) Platte. He attended St. Peter grade school in St. Charles and then St. Peter High School for one year before transferring to Chaminade College Prep in St. Louis. After a year of study in the College of Commerce at...

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