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Clergy obituaries

Fr. Dennis Hickey, CSP, dies at 74
Fr. Dennis Hickey

NEW YORK CITY -- Fr. Dennis William Hickey, CSP, 74, of New York City died on September 29 at Mary Manning Walsh Home in New York City after a valiant battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

Born on May 22, 1940, in Janesville, Wis., he was the son of the late George M. Hickey and Lois Keene Hickey. In high school and college, he was an accomplished scholar in classics, receiving numerous awards, including the Presidential Award in Classics at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis.


Religious obituaries

Sister Alice Kole, OP, dies

SINSINAWA -- Sr. Alice Kole, OP, died October 3, 2014, at the Dominican motherhouse, Sinsinawa, Wis. Her religious name was Sister Casimira. The funeral Mass was held in the Gathering Place at Sinsinawa, Oct. 7, 2014, followed by burial of the cremains in the Motherhouse Cemetery.

Sister Alice made her first religious profession as a Sinsinawa Dominican Aug. 5, 1948, and her final profession Aug. 5, 1951. She ministered as a teacher for 45 years. Sister Alice served in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, New York, California, and Colorado.

In the Diocese of Madison, Sister Alice taught at St. Mary, Portage, 1956-1957.

Sister Alice was born April 27, 1924, in Chicago, the daughter of Leon and Karoline (Sieminska) Kolezynski. Her parents; a sister, Mary Kolezynski; and a brother, Albin Kolezynski, preceded her in death. She is survived by a sister, Jean Adamczak, and her Dominican Sisters with whom she shared life for 66 years.

Memorials may be made to the Sinsinawa Dominicans, 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI, 53824-9701 or online at by clicking on "Donate Now," then "Honor and Memorial Gift."

Repeat broadcasts of the wake and funeral for Sister Alice are available online at Click on the "on demand" tab.

Lay person obituaries

Mary Anita Moon dies

LANCASTER -- Mary Anita Moon, mother of Fr. Mick Moon, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Belleville, died on Sunday, March 9, 2014.

A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 10:30 a.m., in the St. Clement Catholic Church, 135 S. Washington St., Lancaster. The celebrant and homilist will be Fr. Michael Moon.

Visitation will be held at Schwartz Funeral Home, 142 W. Oak St., Lancaster, on Wednesday, March 12, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., with a parish lead Rosary at 4 p.m., and on Thursday, March 13  from 9:30 a.m. until the start of Holy Mass at St. Clement Church. Interment will be in St. Clement Parish Cemetery immediately after Mass, followed by a luncheon in the St. Clement Parish Hall.

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