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  • Sr. Mary Immaculate Bunty, SR
    Sister of Reparation Mary Immaculate Bunty, 91, died Tuesday, May 4. There will be a funeral Mass Wednesday, May 12, at St. Mary Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Northwest Portland at 1 p.m. Archbishop Alexander Sample will preside. Sister Mary Immaculate will be brought to the Sisters of Reparation Motherhouse in Southeast Portland Tuesday, May 11. Mourners are welcome to come to the motherhouse to pray.
  • John DeBenedetti
    John Albert DeBenedetti, 85, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 29.
  • Sr. Carol Bird, SNJM
    Holy Names Sister Carol Bird, 88, died April 15 in Portland. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced later.
  • Joe Boitano
    Joe Michael Boitano, 78, passed away peacefully April 9 at Adventist Hospital in Portland. A funeral Mass was held at St. Peter Catholic Church.
  • Janet Barta
    Janet was born Bernis Francis Repanich in Seattle in 1930 to Jack and Yerka Repanich. She grew up with her brother, Sam, and sister, Josie. She attended Holy Angels Academy where she was named salutatorian.
  • Cathy Alexander
    On April 9, God peacefully called Mary C. (Cathy) Alexander, 73, home to heaven. She had been holding the hand of her beloved, devoted husband of over 50 years, LJ (Butch) Alexander when she died.
  • Mildred (Millie) Dover
    Millie Dover died March 29. The funeral was at St. Clare Church.
  • Mary Ann Imblum
    Mary Ann Imblum, a member of St. Luke Parish in Woodburn, died March 29.
  • Sr. Mary Joyce Barsotti, SSMO
    Sister of St. Mary of Oregon Mary Joyce Barsotti died April 12 at the motherhouse convent. There will be a vigil service at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 15, and a funeral Mass 4 p.m. Friday, April 16, both at the motherhouse chapel in Beaverton. Her services are accessible by livestream: https://vimeo.com/536029622 (Password: SSMO) Interment is Monday, April 19, at 9:30 a.m. at the sisters’ cemetery. Family and friends are welcome to join the SSMO community at the cemetery.
  • Sr. Susan Mitchell, SNJM
    Holy Names Sister Susan Mitchell, 72, died March 31 in Portland. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced later.
  • Merle Eugene Kirk
    Merle Eugene Kirk, 87, passed away March 18. A Funeral Mass and graveside service were held March 26 at St. Paul Catholic Church, where donations can be made in his name.
  • Sr. Mary Ellen Hanson, SSMO
    Sister of St. Mary of Oregon Mary Ellen Hanson, 87, died April 2. There will be a vigil service Thursday, April 8, at the motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon. The funeral Mass will be at 4 p.m. Friday, April 9, at the motherhouse.
  • Robert Otto Roberts
    Robert Otto Roberts, 82, died Feb. 14. Bob loved teaching, family and Jesus.
  • Margaret Uffelman
    Margaret Uffelman, 99, died March 26. There will be a funeral Mass Saturday, April 10, at 2 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Stayton. Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Stayton.
  • Arvada Winward
    Arvada Winward, 91, passed away March 21 at home after a long battle with COPD. Her children visited with her before saying goodbye for her eternal rest, to be with her beloved husband Gail. The Rosary is being held April 5 at Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes 1-5 p.m. There will be a funeral Mass at Holy Family Church April 6 at 1 p.m.
  • Sr. Rosemary Antonich, SNJM
    LAKE OSWEGO — Holy Names Sister Rosemary Antonich, 92, died March 21 at Mary’s Woods at Marylhurst. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced later.
  • Holy Names Sr. Magdalen Basick, SNJM
    LAKE OSWEGO — Holy Names Sister Magdalen Basick, 105, died March 12 at Mary's Woods at Marylhurst. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced later.
  • Sr. Cecilia Lee, OSF
    Franciscan Missionary Sister Cecilia Lee, the oldest living member of her congregation, died March 20 at the Convent of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Sorrows in Beaverton. There was a rosary and funeral Mass at Our Lady of Peace Retreat and burial at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
  • Sr. Donna Hortsch, SNJM
    Holy Names Sister Donna Hortsch, 86, died Feb. 28 in Lake Oswego. Due to COVID-19, a funeral Mass will be celebrated later.
  • Fr. James Conyard, SJ
    Jesuit Father James Robert Conyard, 89, died of natural causes on Nov. 26 in Los Gatos, California. A private memorial Mass was celebrated in the chapel at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos.

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