By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9922-10/24/19

Sister Grace Leggio Agate, RSM, age 71, a member of the Sisters of Mercy, Mid-Atlantic Community died Oct. 14 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah.


By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9915-718/19

Father Michael H. Hull, 67, died July 10 at his home in Augusta.


By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9914-7/4/19

Deacon George H. Foster, 87, who served as director for the Permanent Diaconate of the Diocese of Savannah, died July 1 in Lexington, South Carolina. Former Savannah Bishop Raymond W. Lessard appointed Foster to head the diaconate program in 1981. A Commissioned Army Officer in the Medical Service Corps, Deacon Foster retired from the military in 1982.

By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9909-4/25/19

Sister Michael Mary Brabner, a Religious Sister of Mercy, died on April 19 at Mercy Convent in Savannah.


By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9824-11/22/18
Monsignor Marvin J. LeFrois, 94, a retired priest of the Diocese of Savannah died Nov. 9 at a Hospice in Valdosta after a long illness.
A native of Greece, New York, Monsignor LeFrois was ordained a priest in Rochester, New York in 1949. 
By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9820-9/27/18

Father Jacek Franciszek Szuster, pastor of Most Holy Trinity Parish in Augusta, died on Sept. 4 after a battle with colon cancer. He was 47 years old.


Born in the city of Niemodlin, Poland on Jan. 30, 1971, Father Jacek attended the Major Seminary of the Diocese of Opole in Nysa and earned a bachelor’s degree.


By: 9818-8/30/18
Originally Appeared in : 9818-8/30/18

Sister M. Michelle Carroll, RSM, died peacefully in her sleep at Mercy Convent in Savannah on August 24. She was 96 years old.
Sister entered the Sisters of Mercy from Haines City, Florida in 1944 at 23 years of age. Prior to entrance Sister graduated from Florida State University with a BS in Chemistry and Education and worked as a chemist in the Florida citrus industry.


By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9816-8/2/18

Father George Gray Greenway, 91,  a retired priest in residence at St. William Church on St. Simons Island, died Monday, July 23, at Marsh’s Edge home on St. Simons. 


By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9814-7/5/18

Sister Anne (Richard) Brotherton, SFCC, 90, died on June 22 in Augusta, Georgia. Sister Anne was the daughter of the late Charles Crombe Brotherton, Sr., and Annie Lenz Brotherton of Augusta and the sister of the late Charles Crombe Brotherton, Jr., and William James Brotherton. She is survived by her brother Richard Lenz Brotherton and his wife, Ann Lawless Brotherton, and numerous nieces and nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.


By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9725-12/7/17

The Right Reverend Oscar C. Burnett, seventh abbot of Belmont Abbey, died peacefully in the Lord, on Tuesday evening, November 21, 2017.


His body was received at 7 p.m. Friday evening, November 24, 2017, at Vespers in the Basilica of Our Lady, Help of Christians at Belmont Abbey in Belmont. The public funeral Mass was celebrated in the basilica at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 25, with interment following in the Abbey cemetery.



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