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Sister Mary Ellen Merrick dies at 71, taught at St. Matthew’s...

Sister Mary Ellen Merrick, a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, died April 7 at Ascension Providence Hospital in...

Sister Rosa Alvarez, a founder of La Esperanza, remembered as ‘cheerful,...

Sister Rosa Alvarez, one of three Carmelite nuns to come to Sussex County in the 1990s to begin an outreach ministry to the Guatemalan...

Former Padua, Archmere teacher Father Brian A. Zielinski dies at 77

MIDDLETOWN – Father Brian A. Zielinski, who formerly was a teacher in the Diocese of Wilmington, died March 24. He was a member of...

Longtime teacher Sister Francesca Krolczyk dies at 91

ASTON, Pa. – Sister Francesca Krolczyk, 91, who ministered for 10 years in the Diocese of Wilmington, died in Baltimore on March 24. She...

Oblate Brother Gerry Sweeney dies at 80

CHILDS, Md. – Brother Gerald M. Sweeney, a professed member of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales for 61 years, died Feb. 23....

Wilmington native Sister Kathleen Cronin dies at 90

ASTON, Pa. – Sister Kathleen Cronin, a Wilmington native who was a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 68...

Longtime educator Sister Margaret Appell dies at 87

ASTON, Pa. — Sister Margaret Appell, who spent a short time in the Diocese of Wilmington, died Jan. 4 at Assisi House. She was...

Sister Ursula Tisdall, former teacher and principal, dies at 85

ASTON, Pa. – Sister Ursula Tisdall, who ministered for 22 years in the Diocese of Wilmington, died Dec. 13 in Assisi House. She was...

Josephite priest who served in Wilmington dies at 87

GULFPORT, Miss. – Father John Joseph McBrearty, a Josephite priest who served briefly in the Diocese of Wilmington, died suddenly on Dec. 1. He...

Longtime teacher Father Edward Roszko dies at 76

CHILDS, Md. – Father Edward J. Roszko Jr., an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales who enjoyed a long teaching career, died Nov. 6....

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