Eleanor Rossner

Eleanor Rossner, 104, died Feb. 8 in East Greenbush, N.Y., where she had been living. Born in Brooklyn, she was a member of St. Cecilia’s parish, Greenpoint, where she joined the choir in 1928, and sang there for 71 years. 

John Sebastian Udoh

John Sebastian Udoh, the brother of Father Michael Udoh, a priest of Uyo, Nigeria, who is the chaplain at St. John’s Cemetery, Middle Village, died Feb. 6. The funeral took place in Nigeria.

Anton Dietrich

Anton Dietrich, 99, the oldest living alumnus of Holy Child Jesus School, Richmond Hill, died Feb. 16. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Our Lady of the Cenacle Church, Richmond Hill.

Msgr. Mahoney Served as Pastor, Vicar and Prep Seminary Teacher

A Mass of Christian Burial for Msgr. John E. Mahoney, a retired priest of the diocese, will be celebrated Feb. 23 in the chapel at the Immaculate Conception Center, Douglaston. He died Feb. 18 at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Flushing. He was 71.

Mary Gilhooly

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Gilhooly was celebrated Feb. 10 at St. Patrick’s Church, Bay Ridge.

Sister M. St. Francis Lyons, I.H.M.

Sister M. St. Francis Lyons, I.H.M., a member of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary for 63 years, died on Feb. 6 the Our Lady of Peace Residence, Scranton, Pa. She was 80.

Sister Clare Dowling, P.B.V.M.

Sister Clare Dowling, P.B.V.M., of the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, died Feb. 8 at Valley View Center in Goshen, N.Y. She was 96.