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Obituaries

Robert Everett McIvor

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated July 2 for Robert Everett McIvor, 88, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church by Reverend Russell D. Harbaugh, Reverend Richard Cortese and Reverend Mister Richmond Quinton. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include sons, Robert, Michael and Tim McIvor; four grandchildrenand two great-grandchildren.

Mary Louise O’Connor Murchison

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated June 29 for Mary Louise O’Connor Murchison, 91, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church by Reverend Monsignor Albert Kirk with concelebrants Reverend Matthew Panackachira, Reverend Ajesh Joseph and Reverend Mister Werner Rose. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include daughters, Gayle Murchinson, Robin Diffendal and Patricia Long; Son, Mark Murchinon and one grandchild.

Theodore T. Halleck, Jr.

A funeral home service was held June 21 for Theodore “Terry” T. Halleck, Jr., 71, at Memorial Park Funeral Home by Reverend John Hourican. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. He leaves a close friend.

Alberto Jimenez Vargas

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated June 19 for Alberto Jimenez Vargas, 85, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church by Reverend D. Ballman. A private burial followed the mass. Survivors include daughter, Julie Vou Bergen Thompson.

Madeline Taverna

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated June 19 for Madeline Taverna, 87, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church by Reverend David Osark. A private burial followed the mass. Survivors include daughter, Anita Lane; and Sister Rosemarie Micheletti.

Brother Stephen William Eibert, FSC

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on June 8, 2018 for Brother Stephen William Eibert, FSC, 87, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception by Reverend Robert W. Marshall, Jr. Concelebrant was Reverend William Parham. Burial was held at Calvary Cemetery. Brother Stephen is survived by his brother, Jerome Eibert.

Mr. Ted Melvin Hall

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on June 7, 2018 for Mr. Ted Melvin Hall, 77, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church by Reverend Monsignor J. Edwin Creary and concelebrated by Reverend Monsignor Victor Ciaramitaro, Reverend William Parham, Reverend Jolly Sebastian, MCBS and assisted by Reverend Deacon John Moskal. Burial was held at Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis. Survivors include spouse Puddin Hall; daughter Robin H. Ramos; son David C. Hall; sister Tommie King and 2 grandchildren.

Mrs. Mildred Brownlee Alexander

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on June 6, 2018 for Mrs. Mildred Brownlee Alexander, 96, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception by Reverend Monsignor Valentine Handwerker. Concelebrants were Reverend Herbert Ene, Reverend Thomas Thomas, Reverend Jose Cruz and Reverend Robert Favazza. Burial was held at Calvary Cemetery. Survivors include daughters Rita M. Alexander, Elaine A. Harbin and Audrey A. Alexander; son Herbert J. Alexander; sister Ruby B. Brown; 6 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.

Bill E. Gaetano

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated May 21 for Bill E. Gaetano, 87, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church by Reverend Robert D. Ballman. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery. Survivors include niece, Nita White.

Jim McConnell

A funeral home service was conducted May 16, 2018 for Mr. Jim McConnell, 90, at Memorial Park Funeral Home by Reverend Monsignor Thomas Kirk. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include spouse, Rose Dugan McConnell; and step-daughters, Kathleen Riggs, Sandra Wray, Mary Jane Haggitt and Rose Anne Orman.

Timothy E. Soro

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated May 11 for Timothy E. Soro, 57, at St. Louis Church by Reverend William Burke. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include daughters, Vanessa Soro; brothers, Chris Soro and Phil Soro; and mother, Patsy Soro.

John Michael Martinez Gonzalez

A funeral home service was conducted May 8 for John Michael Martinez Gonzalez, 14, at Memorial Park Funeral Home by Reverend Edward Fisher. Burial was in Puerto Rico. Survivors include parents, Juan M. Martinez and Yanina Gonzalez.

Augustine Joseph Cavallo

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated May 5 for Augustine Joseph Cavallo, 94, at Holy Rosary Church by Reverend Richard Cortese, assisted by Reverend Mister Richmond Quinton. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery. Survivors include brothers, Sam and Thomas Cavallo.

Juanita D. Moore

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 30 for Juanita D. Moore, 91, at St. Louis Church by Reverend Monsignor John B. McArthur. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include daughters, Kim Sevier, Robin Ciancioso, Lisa Sevier, Kamlin Williams and Alison Moore; sons, Gary Moore and Chris Moore; 17 grandchildren; and over 21 great-grandchildren.

John Francis Hourican

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 30 for John Francis Hourican, 79, at Church of the Holy Spirit by Reverend John Hourican with concelebrants numerous Priests of the Diocese. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery. Survivors include spouse, Mary Patricia Hourican; daughters, Peggy Thomas, Patty Worth and Maureen Hutton; son, Reverend John Hourican; sister, Catherine Hourican; brothers, Mike Hourican, Tom Hourican and Jim Hourican; and nine grandchildren.

Virginia Varney

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 28 for Virginia "Deedee" Varney, 86, at Holy Rosary Church by Reverend James J. Martell, assisted by Reverend Mister Richmond Quinton. Survivors include daughters, Lauren Adams and Laina Haff; step-daughters, Elizabeth Rustman and Susan D'Elosua; sons, John Flynn Sr., Jim Flynn and Lynnell Calkins; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

James N. Abraham

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 26 for James N. Abraham, 89, at Saint Ann Church by Reverend David Orsak. Burial was at Memphis Memorial Gardens. Survivors include daughter, Judy Johnson; and three grandchildren.

Fredda D. Priora

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 23 for Fredda D. Priora, 86, at Holy Rosary Church by Reverend Richard Cortese, assisted by Reverend Mister Richmond Quinton. Burial was at Memorial Park. Survivors include daughters, Sharon Giersberg and Juliana LaHue; and sisters, Mary Corlew and Virginia Snow.

Beverly Ann Cariota

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 21 for Beverly Ann Cariota, 82, at Holy Rosary Church by Reverend Richard Cortese, assisted by Reverend Mister Richmond Quinton. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include daughters, Janet Shivers and Karen Pannell; sons, Larry Cariota Jr. and Mark Cariota; brother, John Coleman; 10 grandchildren; more than 21 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Frances Tarr Brett

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 21 for Frances Tarr Brett, 96, at St. Louis Church by Reverend Monsignor John B. McArthur. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include daughter, Ellen Davis; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Donald William Crone

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 20 for Dr. Donald William Crone, 89, at St. Louis Church by Reverend Monsignor John B. McArthur with concelebrants Reverend Bill Burke, assisted by Reverend Mister Alan Crone. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include spouse, Patricia Hall Crone; daughters, Mary Elizabeth McGowan, Martha Ann McFadden, Rebecca Jane Stevens, Jennifer Clare Pagoaga and Katherine Grace Wilson; sons, Donald Francis Crone, Gordon Ellis Crone and Daniel Patrick Crone; brothers, John Basil Crone, Raymond Hayes Crone and James Gerard Crone; nine grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

James E. Broughton Jr

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 19 for James E. Broughton Jr., 56, at St. Louis Church by Reverend Carl Hood. Survivors include spouse, Mindi Broughton; daughter, Kaitlyn Broughton; son, Dallas Broughton; sister, Brooke DeLucia; brothers, Mark Broughton and Matt Broughton; and parents, Kay and James E. Broughton Sr.

Catherine Ann Ray

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 19 for Catherine Ann Ray, 87, at Holy Rosary Church by Reverend Russell D. Harbaugh, assisted by Reverend Mister Richmond Quinton. Burial was at Memorial Park. Survivors include daughter, Dianne M. Thackery; sons, J. Michael Ray and Philip D. Ray; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Martha Carolyn Ervin

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 18 for Martha Carolyn Ervin, 74, at Blessed Sacrament Church by Reverend Charles Bauer. Survivors include sisters, Gloria Lynch, Donna Tisdale and Marilyn Sadler; and brother, Bill Ervin.

James Edwin Broughton Jr.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated April 18 for James Edwin "Jim" Broughton Jr., 56, St. Louis Church. Burial was at Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery. Survivors include wife, Mindi; children, Dallas and Kaitlyn; sister, Brooke DeLucia; brothers, Mark Broughton and Matt Broughton; and his parents.

Mary C. Sciara

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 16 for Mary C. Sciara, 78, at Church of the Holy Spirit by Reverend Michael Werkhoven. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. Survivors include daughters, Rose Montgomery and Regina Cupp; sons, Sam Sciara and Carl Sciara; brother, Carl Koppeis; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Betty Delaney Williams

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 16 for Betty Delaney Williams, 92, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church by Reverend Monsignor Peter Buchignani. Burial was at Memorial Gardens. Survivors include daughters, Kathy Abbruscato and Margie Smidt; brother, Nelson Delaney; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

James Douglas Rainey

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated March 23 for James Douglas Rainey, 70, at Church of the Holy Spirit by Reverend John Hourican. Burial was at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Bolivar, Tenn. Survivors include daughter, Alice Berry; sons, Jim Rainey and Michael-John Rainey; brother, Michael Rainey; and nine grandchildren.

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