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  • Ronald Mituniewicz
    MILWAUKIE — Ronald Dean Mituniewicz died Nov. 10, his significant other and caregiver, Alaina Lewis, by his side. Funeral services will be at Gethsemani Cemetery in Happy Valley, November 23 at 11 a.m. Attendance is limited to 50 people. After the service, the gates will be opened to those who want to pay their respects at the crypt.
  • Sr. Jeanne Frolick
    Sister Jeanne Clare Frolick, 93, a Sister for Christian Community, liturgical music composer, former conductor of the Archdiocesan Choir and Oregon Catholic Press’ first music editor, died Nov. 11. Plans for a memorial service are on hold for now.
  • John Leahy
    John Henry Leahy, Sr., 94, died peacefully Nov 11, his family by his side.A private memorial service will be held Monday, Nov 30, at 9 a.m. All are welcome to view the service at youtube.com/sjbmilwaukie. A celebration of life will be held at a later date due to Covid.
  • Joe Duray
    Julian Joseph “Joe” Duray, 78, a parishioner at St. Juan Diego in Northwest Portland, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family Oct. 25. A private funeral service at Willamette National Cemetery was planned.
  • Zosia Roberts
    CORVALLIS — Zosia Ann Roberts died unexpectedly but peacefully at her home October 13, at the young age of 23.
  • James Cameron
    Jim Cameron, 82, died Oct. 29 from complications of a stroke. He died surrounded by family: his wife, Barbara, and his five children. There will be no public service until after COVID.
  • Eileen Lopez
    Eileen Rose O’Neill Lopez, 93, died Sept. 15 in Portland. A rosary and a funeral Mass were held at The Madeleine Church followed by her interment at Gethsemani Catholic Cemetery. A memorial Mass will be planned after gathering restrictions ease.
  • Kathie Cooper
    Kathie Ann Cooper, 56, a member of St. Rose of Lima Parish in Northeast Portland, died Oct. 18. There will be a public viewing at St Rose Church Friday, Oct. 23, 4 p.m.–6 p.m. (50 person max at any given time). A rosary (live-streamed at https://www.facebook.com/strosepdxchurch/) starts at 6 p.m. following the viewing. Due to Covid restrictions attendance at the rosary will be by invitation only.
  • Lloyd Lawrence Ferschweiler, 95, died October 15. There will be a funeral Mass Thursday, Oct. 22, at Sacred Heart Church in Gervais. The rosary will begin at 10:30 a.m. and the Mass at 11 am. 
  • Sr. Emily Ann Herbes
    ASTON, Penn.—Franciscan Sister Emily Ann Herbes (formerly Sister Marie Antoinette), 84 died at Assisi House Oct. 14. There was a funeral Mass at Assisi House.
  • Reta Van De Hey
    FOREST GROVE — Reta Van De Hey, 92, a resident at Jennings McCall Retirement Community, died Oct. 9, family members by her side. There will be a funeral Mass at noon Friday, Oct. 23, at St. Anthony’s Church in Forest Grove. COVID-19 will impact attendance.
  • Joan Moreland
    MOUNT ANGEL — Joan Alice Forbes Moreland, 90, a longtime parishioner of The Madeleine Parish in Northeast Portland and more recently a parishioner at St. Mary Parish in Mount Angel, died Oct. 1, surrounded by her children. A funeral Mass will be held at a later date due to COVID concerns.
  • Thomas Barwick
    Thomas Unitas Barwick, 59, died May 6 in Happy Valley. Mr. Barwick, a parishioner at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish in Southwest Portland, was vice president and general manager of Sheridan Fruit Co.
  • Father Gerald Quintal dies at 81
    UPDATED OCT. 13, 3:10 P.M. — Father Gerald Quintal, a pastor who had long stays at parishes and who was former vocations director in the Archdiocese of Portland, died Oct. 4 in his sleep. He was 81. There will be a private graveside service.
  • Donald Gorger
    Donald Edward Gorger, 83, of Portland died Sept. 11 with his wife, Sandra Gorger, by his side. A private funeral Mass will be held at St. Rita Catholic Church followed by a private Rite of Committal service with Military Honors at Willamette National Cemetery.
  • Leo Mihm
    Leo Bernard Mihm, 90, of Happy Valley, died Sept. 8. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Oct. 9, at St John the Apostle Church in Oregon City.
  • Maura Chavez
    Maura Chavez, the mother of Franciscan Father Jorge Hernandez, died suddenly of a heart attack Sept. 13 in Guanajuato, Mexico. There was a funeral Mass Sept. 15, at Holy Trinity Church in Guanajuato, followed by the burial.
  • Karen Bondaruk
    Karen Bancroft Bondaruk, 74, died of natural causes Sept. 4 in Portland. There was a private service.
  • Gertrude Helene Holtzinger Cotter
    Gertrude Helene Cobery Holtzinger Cotter died Sept. 24, a few days shy of her 95th birthday. A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Philip Catholic Church in Dallas with her son, Father William Holtzinger, presiding. Concelebrating were Fathers Michael Walker, John Kerns and Michael Johnston. The family was also honored by the attendance of Archbishop Alexander K. Sample and Archbishop Emeritus John Vlazny in choir.
  • Fliegle Walters
    TIGARD — Fliegle Martin Walters, 87, died Sept. 1. There will be a Celebration of Mr. Walters’ life online, hosted by Spirit of Grace in Beaverton, Saturday, Sept. 26 at 1 p.m.
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