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Priest Necrology June

      Deceased clergy who have served the Diocese of Gary.

June 1, 1983 Rev. Dominic A. Pallone, St. Catherine of Siena, Hammond

June 3, 2011 Rev. Edward Kawa, SDS

June 5, 1988 Rev. Timothy E. Benante, St. Matthias, Crown Point

June 5, 2006 Rev. Msgr. William L. Martin 

June 7, 1970 Rev. Wencel A. Karp, Sacred Heart, Gary 

June 7, 2007 Rev. George M. Vrabely 

June 9, 1959 Rev. Louis F. Bozik, St. Mary, Otis

June 10, 2004 Deacon Melvin Clark, Ss. Monica and Luke, Gary

June 13, 1993 Rev. Joseph N. Panavas, St. Mary, Kouts 

June 13, 2010 Rev. John R. Winterlin 

June 15, 1966 Rev. Louis G. Duray, Holy Trinity, Gary

June 18, 1963 Rev. Paul J. Roederer, St. John, St. John

June 20, 1969 Rev. Msgr. Edward H. Vurpillat, St. Mary, Michigan City

June 20, 1978 Rev. Carl J. Holsinger, St. Mary, East Chicago

June 23, 1981 Rev. Antoniu Dunca, St. Demetrius, East Chicago

June 23, 1998 Rev. Louis S. Madejczyk, Blessed Sacrament, Gary

June 25, 2003 Rev. Clarence E. Danforth 

June 27, 1987 Rev. Julian I. Jercha, Ss. Cyril and Methodius, North Judson

June 29, 1976 Rev. Joseph S. Wonderly, Holy Name, Cedar Lake

June 29, 1983 Rev. Theodore V. Fettig 

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