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|Brother James Edward Reddy, C.S.C. - August 31, 2015|
Notre Dame - Brother James Edward Reddy, C.S.C., age 80, died on August 31, 2015 at Columba Hall, in Notre Dame, Indiana. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Leo and Margaret (Fenton) Reddy. He attended the local elementary school and Pius XI High School and graduated in 1953. He immediately went to work for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company in Milwaukee as an accountant and served in other positions. In the summer of 1956...
|John M. Vaselin, Ensign, United States Navy - August 30, 2015|
John M. Vaselin, Ensign, United States Navy, age 90, of South Bend, Indiana passed away at 1:07 a.m., Sunday, August 30, 2015 in Memorial Hospital. John was born on June 4, 1925 in Plymouth, Pennsylvania. He had lived in South Bend for 60 years, coming from Buchanan, Michigan. John had been employed with Bendix, G.E. Electric, and for 27 years at Wheelabrator Frye as the Chief Welding Engineer. On November 4, 1950, at the University of Notre...
|Barbara M. Wilcox - August 29, 2015|
New Carlisle - Barbara M. Wilcox, 80, of New Carlisle, passed away on Saturday August 29, 2015, at Hamilton Grove, New Carlisle. She was born on August 2, 1935, in South Bend, to the late Howard, Sr. and Florence (Spears) Belledin. On October 6, 1953 she married Clinton E. Wilcox, who preceded her in death in 2004. Barbara is survived by her thee sons, Stephen E. (Debra) Wilcox of New Carlisle, Bruce L. (Pam) Wilcox of Michigan City, IN and...
|Julius O'Neal III - August 27, 2015|
"THIS MAN MADE A DIFFERENCE." "Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world." I John 4:4
Julius O'Neal III, 54, of Granger, Indiana departed this life Thursday, August 27, 2015 in South Bend, Indiana. He was born to the union of Julius O'Neal Jr. and Eveline Green O'Neal on July 3, 1961 in South Bend, Indiana. He was the fourth child of six siblings. Julius was...
|Sister Beatrice Marie (Vera Magdalen) Schutz, C.S.C. - August 25, 2015|
Sister Beatrice Marie entered the Sisters of the Holy Cross from Chicago, Ill., in 1951. She had been employed as a secretary before joining the community and spent almost 20 years in related ministries following her initial profession in 1954. By 1972 she felt called to work within the charismatic movement. She soon added pastoral care opportunities to her ministerial life. She retired at Saint Mary's in 2009 to engage in a ministry of prayer....
|Walter S. "Sonny" Szostakowski, Jr. - August 22, 2015|
Walter S. "Sonny" Szostakowski, Jr., 72, of South Bend, IN, passed away at 8:49 a.m. Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Hospice House in South Bend.
He was born on June 20, 1943 to the late Walter S., Sr. and Josephine (Szymanski) Szostakowski
in Lowell, MA. He has lived most of his life in South Bend, coming from Lowell. Along with his parents; he was also preceded in death by his brother, Charles Szostakowski.
Walter graduated in 1960...
|James W. Pullen - August 21, 2015|
James W. Pullen, 86, of South Bend, IN, passed away at 7:45 a.m. Friday August 21, 2015 at Elkhart Hospice House in Elkhart, IN.
James was born on May 4, 1929 to the late Clinton and Lydia (Mc Connell) Pullen in Wayland, MI. He has lived in South Bend for the last 60 years, coming from Niles, MI. Along with his parents; James was also preceded in death by his two sisters, Virginia Hartman; Marge Kipen; and his four brothers, Tom, Joseph,...
|Willis C. Bradshaw - August 19, 2015|
Willis Condon Bradshaw, Sr., 86, of New Carlisle, Indiana, passed away at home with his loving family by his side on the evening of Wednesday, August 19, 2015.
Willis was born on February 11, 1929, in Royalton, IL, to the late Griff and Leona (Harris) Bradshaw. He has lived in the New Carlisle/South Bend area since 1962.
Willis served a few years in the United States Air Force, military police.
He worked at Liberty Petroleum and...
|Sister Barbara (Kenneth Marie) Gress, C.S.C. - August 17, 2015|
Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., Sister Barbara Gress entered the Sisters of the Holy Cross following graduation from Saint Mary's Academy in Alexandria, Va. She spent 30 years teaching in schools in the East. In 1990 her ministries moved to Florida at the New Life Dwelling Place, Child Abuse Council, and Holy Cross Preschool and Center. She came to Saint Mary's in 2014 where her ministry of prayer lasted a year. She has earned her eternal peace....
|Josephine H. Nalepinski - August 16, 2015|
Josephine H. Nalepinski, 91, of South Bend, Indiana passed away at 9:00 a.m., Sunday, August 16, 2015 in The Village at Arborwood, Granger, Indiana. Josephine was born on March 12, 1924 in South Bend to Joseph and Angela (Kwestorowski) Kopczynski, and was a lifelong resident. She retired from Allied-Signal, where she was employed for 43 years. On February 1, 1947 in St. Adalbert Church, she married Bernard C. Nalepinski, who preceded her in...
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