Deacon Fabio Flaim

Deacon Fabio Flaim, a retired deacon from Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal parish, Ridgewood, died May 2 at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Flushing. He was 87.

Msgr. Schuster Served 59 Years as a Priest

A Mass of Christian Burial for Msgr. George M. Schuster, pastor emeritus of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal parish, Ridgewood, was celebrated Dec. 7 at the church. He died Dec. 3 at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He was 85.

Father Dell’Anno Served The Diocese for 47 Years

Father Anthony Dell’Anno, a senior priest residing at St. Edmund’s rectory, Sheepshead Bay, died May 15, four days before what would have been his 77th birthday. He died at NYU Lutheran Medical Center in Sunset Park.

Franciszka Poltorak

Franciszka Poltorak, the mother of Father George Poltorak, S.A.C., a member of the Pallotine Fathers who serves as pastor of St. Aloysius parish, Ridgewood, died Oct. 10 in Poland.

Polish Heritage Day Builds Bridge to Homeland

Take care of each other whether you are here for a lifetime or just for a couple of years and remember, Jesus Christ is with you, was the message Polish Bishop Janusz Stepnowski told local Poles.