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Clergy Necrology

 

The faithful of the Diocese of Spokane are requested to remember in the charity of their prayers the souls of these departed bishops, priests, and deacons. Following are their names and dates of death:

 

Jan. 1, 1990        Fr. Adrian Vander Hayden

Jan. 1, 2018        Wynn Webster*

Jan. 2, 1934        Fr. F.A. Becker

Jan. 3, 1960        Fr. Raymond Klemmer 

Jan. 3, 1962        Fr. Gerald Feisst

Jan. 6, 1940        Fr. John P. Blake

Jan. 7, 1912        Fr. Emile Kauten  

Jan. 8, 2007        Dcn. Vincent Gerber

Jan. 9, 1960        Fr. John E. Lyons

Jan. 10 1988       Msgr. Hugo Pautler

Jan. 10, 1991      Fr. Albert Austen

Jan. 11, 2009      Fr. James Mangan

Jan. 13, 1999      Bp.  Lawrence H Welsh

Jan. 14, 1936      Fr. Anthony S. Fischer

Jan. 14, 1957      Bp.  Robert I. Armstrong

Jan. 15, 2017      Dcn. Daniel Farrell

Jan. 16, 1937      Fr. Charles McAleer

Jan. 18, 1901      Fr. Peter Van Holderbeke

Jan. 20, 2007      Fr. Leonard Forsmann

Jan. 23, 2016      Dcn. Richard Malone

Jan. 21, 1931      Fr. Denis A. Cronin

Jan. 25, 2012      Dcn. Donald Bentley

Jan. 31, 1947      Fr. Carl Philipp

Feb. 5, 1884       Bp.  John Baptiste Brouillet

Feb. 7, 1937       Bp.  Augustine Schinner

Feb.10, 2009      Fr. Sean Donnelly

Feb.11, 2001      Fr. Edward Kowrach

Feb. 11, 2017     Dcn. Alvin Toulou

Feb. 12, 1978     Fr. Norman N. Triesch

Feb. 12, 2002     Fr. Maurice Helfenstein

Feb. 15, 1963     Fr. Joseph Fleck   

Feb. 15, 2007     Fr. Joseph Pash

Feb. 17, 2007     Dcn. Walter Weid

Feb. 18, 1972     Fr. PauI M. Georgen  

Feb. 20, 1954     Fr. Joseph Leclerc  

Feb. 20, 1967     Fr. Lawrence A. Noldin

Feb. 22, 1937     Fr. C.A. Neilan

Feb. 22, 1968     Fr. Allan H. Amirault

Feb. 25, 1887     Bp. Augustine M. Blanchet

Feb. 27, 1935     Fr. James F. Barrett  

Feb. 28 2013      Msgr. William Van Ommeren

Mar. 6, 1971       Fr. Daniel Kelley  

Mar. 9, 1936       Fr. Emil Frederick

Mar. 13, 1999     Fr. Anton Flour  

Mar. 14, 2016     Fr. William Dugan

Mar. 18, 1918     Fr. Louis I. Kusters

Mar. 19, 1990     Fr. Cyril Feisst

Mar. 19, 2011     Dcn. Roy Dahl

Mar. 20, 1995     Fr. Jerry MacEvilley   

Mar. 20, 2011     Fr. Edward Caffrey

Mar. 22, 1978     Fr. Paul D. Reilly

Mar. 26, 2011     Fr. Arnold Schoffelmeer

Mar. 27, 1973     Fr. D. Brendan O’Connor

Mar. 30, 1938     Fr. J.J. Glaser

April 2, 1957     Msgr. Theophilus Pypers

April 5, 1927     Fr. John J. Barry

April 4, 2018     Dcn. Robert King

April 7, 2006     Fr. James Grant

April 9, 1994     Fr. Terry Franklin

April 10, 1990   Msgr. Stephen Buckley

April 12, 1942   Fr. John L. Campion

April 13, 2011   Dcn. Cary Heth

April 14, 1970   Fr. William Schmitz

April 18, 1931   Msgr. Henry Delchman

April 18, 2002   Fr. James McGreevy

April 19, 2007   James O’Malley*

April 19, 2009   Fr. Thomas Mele

April 20, 1936   Fr. Francis Jones

April 22, 1991   Fr. Bernard Schiller

April 28, 1996   Fr. Rudolph Gerhart

April 29, 1929   Fr. H.J. Van de Ven

April 30, 2013   Dcn. George Lukach

May 1, 1938      Msgr Aloysius Verhagen

May 5, 1938       Fr. Nicholas Mertz 

May 5, 1992       Fr. Gerard Hanna

May 10, 2012     Dcn. William Sando

May 14, 2014     Dcn. Jack Crandall

May 15, 2011     Msgr. Art Mertens

May 22, 1970     Fr. Ambrose Meyer

May 25, 1929     Fr. F.X. August Stemper

May 26, 2000     Dcn. Arthur Leath

May 26, 2001     Fr. George McCabe

May 26, 2006     Fr. William Brennan  

May 31, 2015     Fr. John O’Brien

June 5, 1931       Fr. Oscar R. Balducci

June 5, 1941       Fr. John L. Kennedy

June 5, 1961       Fr. William B. Bender

June 18, 1883     Abp.  Francis N. Blanchet

June 22, 1933     Fr. John Cronin  

June 23, 1970     Fr. Wilfred.J. Druffel

June 23, 1974     Fr. Patrick H. Moffatt

June 23, 2001     Fr. Bernard Barry

June 24, 1956     Fr. John B. Moskopp

July 1, 1927       Fr. Lco W. Ferland

July 3, 2020       Fr. Charles Skok

July 9, 1961       Fr. Pius Mutter

July 10, 1967     Fr. John R. Walsh  

July 10, 1935     Fr. John Condon

July 11, 1974     Fr. Armand P. Laverdiere

July 11, 1982     Joseph H. Pineau*

July 11, 1988     Fr.Charles DePiere

July 12, 1982     Fr. Theodoric M. Delong

July 13, 1946     Fr. Herman Eitel

July 16, 1981     Fr. Aloysius Breznik

July 22, 1999     Fr. John O’Dea  

July 23, 2014     Fr. Clifford Hulings

July 27, 1871     Bp.  Modeste Demers

July 27, 1914     Fr. John J. Gribbin

July 27, 2005     Msgr. John Donnelly

July 29, 1938     Fr. William J. Metz

July 31, 1884     Fr. Thomas Duffy

Aug. 4, 1953      Msgr. John J. Callanan

Aug. 4, 1994      Fr. John Prince

Aug. 5, 1994      Fr. Marvin Lavoy

Aug. 6, 1934      Fr. Peter Leroux

Aug. 8, 1973      Fr. Carl A. Bauer

Aug. 8, 1983      Fr. William L. Kelley

Aug. 8, 1988      Fr. Joseph Brunnner

Aug. 13, 1962    Fr. Thomas L. Cooney

Aug. 16, 2007    Dcn. Stephen Barnufsky

Aug. 17, 1967    Bp.  William Condon

Aug. 21, 2006    Fr. Eugene Glatt  

Aug. 24, 1991    Fr. Joseph DaLio  

Aug. 26, 2000    Dcn. David F. Yenko

Sept. 3, 1925      Fr. Thomas J. Purcell  

Sept. 4, 2009      Dcn. Rodney Popiel

Sept. 5, 2003      Fr. Paul Wenning  

Sept. 6, 2002      Dcn. Dale Shaeffer

Sept. 6, 2013      Dcn. Magdaleno Casillas

Sept. 8, 1890      Fr. Peter A. Poaps  

Sept. 10, 1986    Fr. Anthony Farrelly

Sept. 13, 1956    Joseph P. Knect*   

Sept. 13, 1992    Msgr. John Coleman  

Sept. 13, 1927    Fr. John de Kanter  

Sept. 14, 2009    Dcn. Francis Mackin

Sept. 15, 2017    Dcn. John Sicilia  

Sept. 17, 2010    Dcn. Derwood Braungardt

Sept. 20, 1996    Fr. Eugene Mulligan  

Sept. 21, 2014    Fr. J. Severyn Westbrook

Sept. 23, 1989    Fr. Robert O’Neil

Sept. 24, 1951    Fr. Raymond A. Riedner

Sept. 25, 1955    Bp.  Charles D. White

Sept. 25, 1970    Fr. Arthur A. Joda  

Sept. 26, 2006    Dcn. John Gress

Sept. 26, 1993    Msgr. Oakley O’Connor

Sept. 26, 1991    Dcn. Max Chapman

Sept. 29, 2015    Dcn. Thomas Heafey

Oct. 4, 2001       Dcn. Gerald McKenzie

Oct. 9, 2014       Dcn. Richard Skok

Oct. 12, 2013     Msgr. James Ribble

Oct. 13, 2008     Fr. John Rompa

Oct. 14, 1926     Fr. James G. Cunningham

Oct. 14, 2009     Msgr. David Rosage

Oct. 15, 1998     Fr. N.F. Kelley  

Oct. 16, 1906     Fr. Michael Flohr  

Oct. 16, 1948     Fr. Patrick Aloysius Flavin

Oct. 21, 1957     Fr. George Meiers

Oct. 22, 1986     Bp. Bernard J. Topel

Oct. 23, 2000     Dcn. Archie Arnold

Oct. 24, 1977     Fr. Roy E. Thelen

Oct. 24, 1980     Msgr. John Fahy

Oct. 27, 1942     Fr. W.V. Fitzgerald

Oct. 28, 2003     Fr. John J. Kelley

Oct. 28, 2017     Fr. John Birk

Oct. 30, 1936     Fr. William Chaput

Oct. 30, 1998     Fr. Victor Breznikar

Oct. 31, 2009     Fr. Ralph Schwemin

Nov. 3, 1903      Bp. Jean-Bapiste. Brondel

Nov. 3, 2011      Fr. George Morbeck

Nov. 3, 2018      Fr. George Haspedis

Nov. 6, 1922      Fr. James L. Frei

Nov. 12, 1920    Fr. Dominic McGowan

Nov. 13, 1957    Fr. Edmund Jordan   

Nov. 13, 2008    Fr. John Rompa  

Nov. 14, 1920    Fr. Timothy O’Connor

Nov. 17, 1932    Fr. John A. Faust   

Nov. 17, 2002    Fr. Terence Tully  

Nov. 18, 1978    Fr. Paul Jansen  

Nov. 20, 2012    Fr. John Sands

Nov. 25, 1922    Fr. Aloysius De Malsche

Nov. 27, 1910    Fr. William Dwyer

Nov. 29, 1951    Fr. Herman Loeffler

Dec. 5, 1995       Dcn. Charles Breslin

Dec. 8, 1960       Fr. Raymond McDonald

Dec. 14, 2012     Dcn. Jack Back

Dec. 16, 2017     Msgr. Frank J. Bach

Dec. 18, 1998     Dcn. Don Schuster

Dec. 19, 1961     Fr. Murtaugh P. Schiel

Dec. 21, 1954     Fr. Joseph Stang

Dec. 24, 2000     Fr. Cornelius Verdoorn

Dec. 25, 1932     Bp. Edward J. O’Dea

Dec. 26, 1895     Bp. Aegidius Junger

Dec. 26, 1923     Fr. E. Adolph Nowicki

Dec. 27, 1927     Fr. Anthony Joehren

Dec. 27, 2004     Fr. William Hanley

Dec. 30, 1954     Fr. John Baptist Hermann

Dec. 31, 1931     Msgr. Aloysius Meuwese

Dec. 31, 2010     Dcn. Gerald Grewe

 

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord.  And let perpetual light shine upon them. Amen.

*Indicates a priest or deacon removed from ministry