Obituaries

Robert Lockwood

Robert P. Lockwood is pictured in this undated photo. The former president of Our Sunday Visitor, longtime columnist for OSV Newsweekly and former director of communications for the Pittsburgh Diocese, died March 4 at his home in Fort Wayne, Ind., after suffering from a variety of illnesses. He was 69. (Photo Catholic News Service/courtesy OSV)

Robert Lockwood, former president of Our Sunday Visitor, longtime columnist for OSV Newsweekly and former director of communications for the Pittsburgh Diocese, died March 4 at his home in Fort Wayne, Ind., after suffering from a variety of illnesses. He was 69.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated March 15 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Fort Wayne.

Lockwood, who was one of the most recognized Catholic journalists and writers in United States, was remembered by former colleagues and others in the Catholic press as “a gift” to the Catholic Church and to Catholic journalism and publishing.

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