Father Robert Blyman, a priest of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, L.I., died on Jan. 5.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for Father Andrew K. Soley, C.S.Sp., at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Dyker Heights, Jan. 7.
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, 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 Wendy Beckett, who gained fame in the 1990s for television shows and books explaining art, died Dec. 26 in Norfolk, England, at the age of 88.
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., 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., 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.
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., a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 60 years, died Dec. 8 at the Maria Regina Residence.