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Priest Necrology August

Deceased clergy who have served the Diocese of Gary.


August 1, 2013 Rev. James McGrogan (Retired)


August 2, 1970 Rev. Robert L. Mayhew, St. Joseph, Hammond

August 5, 2003 Rev. Edward A. Zemelko, C.S.B., Andrean High School, Merrillville

August 6, 1960 Rev. Msgr. John P. Biernacki, St. Casimir, Hammond

August 13, 1989 Rev. Msgr. Paul S. Haney, St. Francis Xavier, Lake Station

August 13, 1991 Rev. Msgr. Paul J. Schmid

August 20, 1965 Rev. Msgr. Michael A. Petzold, St. John Cantius, East Chicago

August 23, 1957 Rev. Alfred J. Junk, Bishop Noll High School, Hammond

August 23, 2000 Rev. Anthony D. Ficko (Retired)

August 24, 1956 Rev. Msgr. Michael Shea, St. Mary, East Chicago

August 29, 1982 Rev. Valerian S. Karcz, Assumption Of The Blessed Virgin Mary, New Chicago

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