Death Notices

Reverend Lawrence Pettke »
Died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019
Our brother and fellow priest, Father Lawrence Anthony Pettke, passed from this life on November 9, 2019 at the age of 74.
 
Reverend Bernard Pilarski »
Died Saturday, May. 4, 2019
Father Bernard L. Pilarski, passed from this life on May 4, 2019 at the age of 86.
 
Father Pilarski was born August 13, 1932 in Naklo Slaskie, Poland, and ordained a priest on June 24, 1956 at the Cathedral
Father Eugene Strain »
Died Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019
Father Eugene Roy Strain, passed on from this life on March 23, 2019 at the age of 92.
 
Father Strain was born February 24, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on June 6, 1953. 
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Deacon William Schmitz »
Died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018
Deacon William Schmitz, passed on from this life on October 16, 2018 at the age of 66.

Deacon Douglas Jackson Jr »
Died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018
Deacon Douglas Jackson, Jr. passed on from this life on August 18, 2018 at the age of 76.
Father George Askar »
Died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

Father George Askar passed from this life on February 27, 2018.  He was 84 years old.

A priest of the Diocese of Lafayette, Indiana, Father Askar was ordained on May 20, 1967. After his retirement in 2008, he was granted faculties in the Archd
Father John Blaska »
Died Monday, Feb. 26, 2018
Father John Blaska passed on from this life on February 26, 2018 at the age of 91.
Brother Michael Drobnicki, OFM Cap. »
Died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

Brother Michael Drobnicki, OFM Cap. entered eternal life on January 16, 2018 at the age of 71.

Father James O'Reilly, SJ »
Died Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
Father James O’Reilly, SJ entered eternal life on January 5, 2018 at the age of 91.
Fr Thomas Esper »
Died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017
Father Thomas Esper passed on from this life on December 27, 2017 at the age of 91.