James Laughlin MacDougall, O.S.A.

1932 – 2024 (March 9) James Laughlin MacDougal, O.S.A., was born on November 12, 1932, in New York, New York, the son of Donald H. and Catherine A. (Loftus) MacDougall.  He had 2 brothers. He was baptized on December 4, 1932, at St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Bronx, New York. He attended elementary school first at […]

Martin Lawrence Smith, O.S.A.

1945 – 2024 (January 19) Martin Lawrence Smith, O.S.A., was born on July 6, 1945, in New York City, New York, the son of James A. and Agnes R. (Kollenz) Smith. He had one brother. He was baptized on July 22, 1945, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bronx, New York. He attended Sacred Heart Parish School from […]

William Howard McGraw, O.S.A.

1931 – 2023 (September 15) William Howard (Howie) McGraw, O.S.A., was born on March 19, 1931, in Watertown, New York, the son of Lawrence H. and Melina M. (St. Louis) McGraw. He had two sisters. He was baptized on June 28, 1931, at Saint James Minor Catholic Church, Carthage, New York. He attended Carthage Elementary […]

Edward John Dixey, O.S.A.

1929 – 2023 (August 31) Edward John Dixey, O.S.A., was born on May 31, 1929, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Joseph N. and Mary A. (Walsh) Dixey. He had two brothers and one sister. He was baptized on June 15, 1929, at Saint Vincent’s Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended St. Barnabas Parish School (1935-1940), […]

Michael Patrick Sullivan, O.S.A.

1940 – 2023 (August 3) Michael Patrick Sullivan, O.S.A., was born on March 11, 1940, in New York, New York, the son of Thomas and Margaret (Connaire) Sullivan. He had one brother and one sister. He was baptized on May 31, 1940, at Saint Nicholas of Tolentine Catholic Church, Bronx, New York. He attended elementary […]

John Joseph Ferrence, O.S.A.

1926 – 2023 (February 26) John Joseph Ferrence, O.S.A., was born on May 8, 1926, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Andrew and Margaret (Kalavsky) Ferrence. He had two brothers, William and Andrew. He was baptized on May 16, 1926, at Saint Agnes Catholic Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Saint Augustine Parish School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania […]

John Joseph Sheridan, O.S.A.

1929 – 2023 (February 9) John Joseph Sheridan, O.S.A., was born on April 16, 1929, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Elizabeth Sheridan, and he was baptized at Saint Vincent’s Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 4, 1929. He entered the Order as a brother candidate on June 19, 1944, at Augustinian College, Washington, DC. After […]

Joseph John Getz, O.S.A.

1924 – 2022 (October 21) Joseph John Getz, O.S.A., was born on July 14, 1924, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the son of Peter F. and Eleanor A. (Herbert) Getz. He had two brothers and three sisters. He was baptized on July 27, 1924, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Atlantic City, New Jersey. He attended […]

John Peter Stack, O.S.A.

1947 – 2022 (October 13) John Peter Stack, O.S.A., was born on September 20, 1947, in Darby, Pennsylvania, the son of John P. and Helen (Fitzgibbons) Stack. He had one brother and three sisters. He was baptized on October 12, 1947 at Saint Madeleine Sophie Catholic Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Saint Andrew Parish School, […]

George Francis Riley, O.S.A.

1935 – 2022 (September 16) George Francis Riley, was born on November 2, 1935, at Winchester, Massachusetts, the son of George E. and Teresa (Barry) Riley. He had one brother and one sister. He was baptized on November 15, 1935, at St. Laurence O’Toole Catholic Church, Lawrence, Massachusetts. He attended St. Laurence O’Toole Parochial School, […]