In Memoriam

Sr. Helen Jean Novy, HM

Please join us in prayer for the families of our alumnae and students.

"May all be comforted by the compassionate heart of Christ who will draw all to abundant life and fullness of joy!"
We have included all individuals for whom we received notification following the printing of the Fall 2022 issue of the Magnificat Magazine, and we have listed all of the relationships we could locate in our records. If we have missed anyone, kindly let us know by emailing Caitlin MacBride '10 at

List of 20 items.

  • Kevin Patrick Blake

    Father of Caitlin Blake '06 and Erin Blake Ramsey '10.

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  • Mary Ann Barrett Cody '59L

    Lourdes Academy Class of 1959.

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  • Jacqueline Emch '60

    Class of 1960

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  • Nadine FitzGerald

    Mother of Aileen FitzGerald '68, Jain FitzGerald Meermans '72, and Maureen FitzGerald Kantorak '74; Grandmother of 
    Meghan Wolf '11 and Emma Kantorak '17

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  • Charles “Chuck” Furstenau

    Husband of Carol Riley Furstenau '63.

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  • Marlin J. “Chip” Hall

    Husband of Mary Sheehan Hall '64; Father of Megan Houser '95 and Bridget Hall Dixon '97.

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  • Mitchell Kaduboski

    Father of Christine Kaduboski Slogar '86.
  • Rita Kaye

    Mother of Peggy Kaye Jones '83.

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  • Marilyn Kinzel

    Mother of Mary Kinzel Ripich '85; Mother-in-law of Debi Quinn Kinzel '88; Grandmother of Madison Ripich '15 and Emilie Kinzel '19

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  • Sandra "Sandy" Kovach

    Mother of Deborah Miller '84; Grandmother of Alyson Kovach '19, 
    Alexis Kovach '21, and Lauren Kovach '21

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  • Genelle Louise Lee

    Grandmother of Jacqueline Lee '20 and Pilar Lee '23

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  • Antonio Martinez Lopez

    Father of Esther Hanicak, Magnificat faculty member
  • Jean Biermacher O'Connell '61

    Sister-in-law of Judy Herron Sahlica '66; Mother-in-law of Tracy Tober Herron '83.
  • Ruth C. Riley

    Mother of Carol Riley Furstenau '63.

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  • Mary Ann Silagy

    Mother of Laura Bucci, Magnificat faculty member

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  • Phyllis Stanton '62

    Sister of Carol Stanton Buckley '59† and Mary Stanton Cook '64†

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  • Timothy V. Turcus

    Husband of Millie Kara Turcus '67; Brother-in-law of Marie Kara Montgomery '64

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  • Corinne (Connie) Suel Turek

    Mother of Margaret Mary Turek '77 and Jennifer Turek Miller '81; Grandmother of Natalie Turek Palcko '04 and Stephanie Turek '07

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  • Julia Hope Elizabeth Woods '10

    Sister of Tori Woods Ballantine '01.

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  • Alfred Zitnik

    Father of Kathleen Zitnik '86† and Karoline Zitnik Weir '90

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† Deceased
“L” denotes a graduate of Lourdes Academy
Magnificat High School, a girls' Catholic college-preparatory high school, founded and sponsored by the Sisters of the Humility of Mary, educates young women holistically to learn, lead, and serve in the spirit of Mary’s Magnificat.