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Priest Necrology February

Deceased clergy who have served the Diocese of Gary.

February 3, 1987 - Very Rev. Msgr. Francis A. Rego, Carmelite Home For Girls, East Chicago

February 4, 1994 - Rev. Stephen J. Vrabely, St. Joseph, Hammond

February 4, 1996 - Rev. John Beckmann, Ss. Peter and Paul, Merrillville (Retired)

February 5, 1978 - Rev. Vincent E. Eckert, Andrean High School, Merrillville

February 8, 1963 - Rev. Msgr. Frederick J. Westendorf, St. Mark, Gary

February 8, 1965 - Rev. Robert E. Emmons, St. Patrick, East Chicago

February 9, 2007 - Rev. Edward J. Kennedy, Holy Name, Cedar Lake

February 11, 1981 - Rev. Louis M. Letko, Our Lady Of Mercy Hospital, Dyer

February 13, 2006 - Deacon Frederick Romanski, Sr., 83, Holy Rosary, Gary (1984-1996)

February 15, 1970 - Rev. Msgr. Lawrence T. Grothouse, St. Peter, LaPorte

February 15, 2002 - Rev. Stanley J. Milewski, Holy Family, Gary

February 18, 1983 - Rev. Theodore A. Janicki, St. Mary, Otis

February 19, 1970 - Rev. Msgr. William E. Sweigart, Sacred Heart, Michigan City

February 25, 2006 - Deacon John (Jack) McGuckin, 63, St. Paul, Valparaiso

February 27, 2000 - Rev. Ambrose T. McGinnity (Retired)

February 28, 1991 - Deacon Rufus E. Harris, Ss. Monica and Luke, Gary

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