Caroline Latham, the first lay principal of St. Joseph High School, Downtown Brooklyn, died unexpectedly of a brain aneurysm, Feb. 26. She was 52.
Sister Rose Anthony Walshak, O.P., a Sister of St. Dominic, Amityville, L.I., for 70 years, died Jan. 18. She was 93.
Liliane DeRosa, the wife of Frank DeRosa, former director of the diocesan Public Information Office, died peacefully at Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Conn., Feb. 14. She was 82.
Rose Ferrari, the mother of Msgr. Steven A. Ferrari, pastor of St. Teresa Church, Woodside, died Feb. 16 at The Gardens at Monroe Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Monroe Township, N.J.
Hector Gonzalo Culajay Juarez, the brother of Deacon Carlos Culajay, a permanent deacon at St. Jerome, East Flatbush, died Feb. 2.
Former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, who represented Michigan’s 12th Congressional District for more than 59 years, making him the longest serving member of Congress in U.S. history, died Feb. 7 at his home in Dearborn, Mich., at age 92.
Romilda Raso, the mother of Father Anthony Raso, parochial vicar at Our Lady of Guadalupe, Dyker Heights, died Jan. 29.
Sister Francis Gerard Kress, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 87 years, died Jan. 17 at Maria Regina Residence, in Brentwood. She was 104.
Sister Rita Maria McCauley, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 56 years, died Jan. 18 on hospice care at Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood.
Sister M. Bernardus Dwyer, I.H.M., of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died Jan. 27 at Our Lady of Peace Residence, Scranton, Pa. She had just turned 93 on Jan. 2