James B. Wagner, father of Christopher Wagner, a deacon at St. Bernard Church, Mill Basin, died on Jan. 11. His funeral Mass was held on Jan. 15 at Resurrection Church, Gerritsen Beach. Burial was at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, L.I.
Raffaela Fonti, mother of Father Joseph G. Fonti, pastor of St. Mel’s Church, Flushing, died on Jan. 9. Her funeral Mass was offered on Jan. 14 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Kensington. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, East Flatbush.
Gesner Paris Auguste, mother of Father Jean-Miguel Auguste, pastor of St. Pius X Church, Rosedale, died on Dec. 21. Her funeral Mass was held at Sacred Heart Church, Cambria Heights. Her burial was in Petit-Goave, Haiti.
Sister Veronica McCormack, F.d.L.S, a Brooklyn native and a member of the Daughters of Wisdom for 66 years, died on Aug. 28 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Convent in Sound Beach, L.I. She was 86.
Sister William Marie Selzer, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Congregation of the Holy Cross, Amityville, for 66 years, died on Dec. 18. She was 85.
Father Joseph A. Gancila, a priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn who was serving as parochial vicar at Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church, Dyker Heights, died on Jan. 6. He was 50.
Dominican Sister of Peace Ann Davette Moran, O.P., a native of Brooklyn who worked in several places in the Diocese of Brooklyn, died on Dec. 11 at Sansbury Care Center in St. Catharine, Ky. She was 88.
Vivian Wohlfarth, mother of Deacon Eugene Wohlfarth of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Bayside, died Dec. 6 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was 80.
Sister Marie Chaminade Sheehan, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic at Amityville for 69 years, died Nov. 30 at Carlin Hall at their Motherhouse in Amityville. She was 99.
Sister Veronica Therese Charlton, O.Carm, a member of the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm for 62 years, died Nov. 12 at the Ozanam Hall Nursing Home of Queens in Bayside. She was 80.