Sister Patricia Maureen (Mary Catherine) Mulryan, S.C., who taught at St. Paul’s School in Cobble Hill and who was a member of the Sisters of Charity for 71 years, died on Feb. 9 in New City, N.Y. She was 89.
Bishop William J. McNaughton, a Maryknoll missionary for 66 years and the first bishop of Incheon, South Korea, from 1962 until his retirement 2002, died Feb. 3 at Cedar View Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Methuen. He was 93.
Mary Devine, sister of Father James Devine, a retired priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn, who is presently residing at Bishop Mugavero Residence, Douglaston, died on Jan. 24.
Father Matthew J. Diamond, a retired priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn, died on Feb. 1 at a nursing home in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was 89.
Mary Higgins Clark, known as “queen of suspense,” died of natural causes in Naples, Florida, Jan. 31. She was 92.
Father Giorgio Ferrara, P.I.M.E., a member of the P.I.M.E. (Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions) who served as a parochial vicar at the Basilica of Regina Pacis, Bensonhurst, died Jan. 28 in Brooklyn. He was 59.
Father Joseph A. Cestaro, a retired priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn, died on Jan. 20 at his private residence. He was 83.
Father Paul A. Wood, a priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn who was chaplain for the Newman Center at Queens College, died on Jan. 31. He was 65.
Sister Patricia O’Donohue, R.S.M., formerly Sister Mary Aloysius, a member of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas for 63 years, died Dec. 5 at McAuley Hall Health Center in New Jersey. She was 83.
Rita G. Powers, the mother of Father Robert Powers, pastor of St. Patrick’s Church in Long Island City, died Dec. 28 at Queen of Peace Residence in Queens Village.