The names of the following deceased persons have been submitted by their parishes. Please remember in your prayers the happy repose of these recently departed souls and the consolation of their loved ones.
Deacon Martin C. Light, Sr., 79, of Lancaster, died peacefully with family by his side on April 26, 2020. Born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Martin L. and Carcena (Engle) C. Light and the beloved husband of Helen (Schreder) Light.
A 1959 graduate of J. P. McCaskey High School, Deacon Light worked in local banking for over 35 years. He was a volunteer with the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, American Heart Association, and St. Anne Parochial School.
Father Joseph C. Carolin, 79, of Chambersburg, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2020, in the Chambersburg Hospital.
Born on Nov. 15, 1940, in Conshohocken, Pa., he was the son of Joseph and Mary Keller Carolin. An only child, he grew up in Lemoyne and graduated from Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg.
Father John C. Kemper, PSS, died on May 21 in Baltimore. A native of the Diocese of Harrisburg, Father Kemper had been the Provincial Superior of the Society of St. Sulpice until his resignation in April for failing health from esophageal cancer. He was 62.
John Charles Kemper was born in Kulpmont on July 29, 1957, to John and Lois (nee McCabe) Kemper. He is survived by his mother and his three sisters: Georgiann Hyduk, Marsha Williams, and Marion Zakrzewski.
Sister Mary Agnes Shurer, Sister of Christian Charity, died on April 4 at the Motherhouse in Mendham, N.J. She was 85.
Born in Williamsport, Pa., in 1934, Sister Mary Agnes entered the community of the Sisters of Christian Charity in 1952. Over the years, she served in education as an elementary and secondary teacher and principal in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Father Clarence A. Olszewski, 88, of the Priests Retirement Residence in Harrisburg, died April 29 in Misericordia Nursing & Rehab Center, York.
Father was born in Ranshaw, Pa., on Aug. 12, 1931, to Alexander and Sophia Loszewski Olszewski. He was a graduate of St. Charles College, Catonsville, Md., and St. Charles Seminary, Overbrook.
Father Dominick Mammarella, 95, of Berwick, died Friday, May 8, 2020 at the Berwick Retirement Village, II.
Born Oct. 17, 1924, in Mahanoy City, Pa., he was the son of the late Nicholas and Lucy (Cataldi) Mammarella, both immigrants from Italy. One of eight children, Dominick was reared in the depths of the Great Depression in our country.