Father Robert Blyman

Father Robert Blyman, a priest of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, L.I., died on Jan. 5.

Sister Mary Miguel Ortiz, R.S.M.

Sister Mary Miguel Ortiz, R.S.M., 77, a member of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas Mid-Atlantic Community for 60 years, died suddenly on Nov. 26, after being hit by a car.

Franklin Edmundo Penafiel

Franklin Edmundo Penafiel, the brother of Father Romel Penafiel, a priest of the Diocese of Loja, Ecuador, who is currently ministering as parochial vicar at Blessed Sacrament, Jackson Heights, died Jan. 2 in Florida.

Sister Maureen Coyne, O.P.

Sister Maureen Coyne, O.P., a Sister of St. Dominic, Amityville, for 56 years, died Dec. 17. She was 74.

Sister Maria Victoria Karp, C.S.J.

Sister Maria Victoria Karp, C.S.J., a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 75 years, died Nov. 29 at the Maria Regina Residence in Brentwood.

Sister Flora Marinelli, C.S.J.

Sister Flora Marinelli, C.S.J., a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 57 years, died Nov. 30 in hospice care at St. Patrick’s Convent, Long Island City.

Father Patrick G. Burns

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Father Patrick G. Burns at St. Michael Church, Sunset Park, Dec. 21. He died Dec. 14 at Holy Name of Jesus rectory, Windsor Terrace, where he was in residence while ministering with the diocesan Office of Parish Giving. He was 57.

Sister Mary Ann Carotenuto, C.S.J.

Sister Mary Ann Carotenuto, C.S.J., a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 60 years, died Dec. 8 at the Maria Regina Residence.