Herrera Oria, Cardinal. Ángel b. December 19, 1886 d. July 28, 1968 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Born to a numerous family of fifteen children, of whom five became priests, Ángel Herrera Oria entered priesthood late in life. Earning a licentiate in law from the University of Salamanca in 1905, he pursued his studies at the University of Fribourg in Switzlerland. As a barrister, he entered the "Cuerpo de Abogados del Estado" in 1908. Active within the "Asociación Católica Nacional de Jóvenes Propagandistas" of which he was soon elected president, he soon began...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Catedral Basílica de la Encarnación, Málaga, Andalucia, Spain Plot: Chapel of San Rafael.
Picachy, Cardinal. Lawrence Trevor b. August 7, 1916 d. November 30, 1992 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Darjeeling, Lawrence Trevor Picachy joined the Society of Jesus in 1934 and was ordained priest in November 1947, after pursuing his studies in Dajeerling, Hazaribagali, Shembaganur, Calcutta and Kurslong. Rector of Saint Francis Xavier's College of Calcutta between 1950 and 1960, he was appointed as the first bishop of the newly erected diocese of Jamshedpur in 1962, receiving his episcopal consecration in Golmuri on September 9 that year. Promoted to the...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Jesuit Dhyan Ashram, Calcutta, West Bengal, India Plot: Dhyan Ashram Cemetery.
Forni, Cardinal. Efrem b. January 10, 1889 d. February 26, 1976 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Milan, Efrem Leone Pio Forni received his education at the University of Milan, the Pontifical Gregorian University and the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy. Ordained priest in July 1913, he formed part of the teaching staff of the archiepiscopal college of Cantů and of the college of d'Arona, Milan until 1921, when he was named secretary to the apostolic nunciature in Portugal, of which he became auditor in 1926. Auditor to the nunciature in France between...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Chiesa di San Francesco, Gallarate, Provincia di Varese, Lombardia, Italy Plot: Sarcophagus beside the Main Altar.
de Gouveia, Cardinal. Teodosio Clemente b. May 13, 1889 d. February 6, 1962 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Born in the Madeiran archipelago, Teodosio Clemente de Gouveia entered seminary in Funchal by following the latter's confiscation by revolutionaries in 1910, he was taken along with the other resident studies to house of studies of the Claretian Fathers in Paris, moving again to Dax following the German invasion of France. Pursuing his studies at the Seminary of Saint-Sulpice in Paris and the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, he was ordained priest there in April...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Catedral da Nossa Senhora da Conceiçăo, Maputo, Maputo Capital City, Mozambique Plot: Behind the Main Altar.
Gray, Cardinal. Gordon Joseph b. August 10, 1910 d. July 19, 1993 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Leith, northern Edinburgh, Gordon Joseph Gray received his education at Holy Cross Academy, Edinburgh, and Saint Joseph's Junior College Seminary in Mark Cross, East Sussex, successively entering Saint John's Seminary in Wonersh, Southwark, England in 1929. Ordained priest in June 1935 in Edinburgh, he rendered pastoral ministry in the latter archdiocese up to 1947, when he was named rector Saint Mary's College in Blairs, Aberdeen. Appointed metropolitan...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) St. Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland Plot: Cathedral Crypt.
La Fontaine, Cardinal. Pietro b. November 29, 1860 d. July 9, 1935 Roman Catholic Cardinal. The son of a watchmaker, Pietro La Fontaine received his first education at home through private intuition, entering later the local seminary of Viterbo. Ordained priest there by the local bishop in December 1883, he lectured literature, Sacred Scripture, law and ecclesiastical history at the named seminary of which he became spiritual director and later rector in 1896. Named chaplain and tutor of Gradi's prison by the Ministry of the Interior in 1906, in December that...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco, Venice, Provincia di Venezia, Veneto, Italy Plot: Basilica's Crypt.
Cordeiro, Cardinal. Joseph b. January 19, 1918 d. February 11, 1994 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Bombay, Joseph Cordeiro entered seminary in Kandy, Ceylon, later pursuing his studies at the University of Oxford. Ordained priest in August 1946, he was named president of St. Francis Xavier High School in Quetta in 1951 and successively rector of the Minor Seminar of Karachi in 1953. Appointed archbishop of Karachi in 1958, Cordeiro received his episcopal consecration on August 24 of that year. Pope Paul VI created him cardinal priest with the title of...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Metropolitan Cathedral of St. Patrick, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan Plot: Grotto at the Cathedral Grounds.
Rubin, Cardinal. Władysław b. September 20, 1917 d. November 28, 1990 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Born in present day Ukraine, Władysław Rubin received his education at the universities of Lviv, St. Joseph's in Beirut and the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. Arrested and interned in a forced labor camp during the Second World War, upon his release he joined the Polish Army. Ordained priest in June 1946 in Beirut, Rubin assisted Polish refugees in Lebanon until 1949 and later across Italy till 1958. Rector of the Pontifical Polish College in Rome...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Konkatedra bł. Jakuba Strzemię, Przemysl, Podkarpackie, Poland Plot: Cathedral Crypt.
MacRae, Sheila b. September 24, 1921 d. March 6, 2014 Actress. She will be best remembered for playing 'Alice Kramden' (made famous by Audrey Meadows in "The Honeymooners") on the TV program "The Jackie Gleason Show" (1966 to 1970). Born Sheila Margaret Stephens, she moved with her family to Long Island prior to the beginning of World War II and in 1941, she married entertainer Gordon MacRae. Their union produced daughters Meredith and Heather MacRae who both became successful actresses. Along with Gordon, they performed together on the nightclub...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
De Luca, Lorella b. September 17, 1940 d. January 9, 2014 Actress. She made her film debut at the age of fifteen in the Federico Fellini's film 'Il bidone' (1955). Later, she attended the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome. In 1952, he obtained a role in Dino Risi's film 'Povera ma Bella'. The film's success, made her one of the most popular actresses in the Italian film industry. After achieving success, Lorella often played roles as young naive girl, playing this part in a successful comedies series including notably in films such as 'Il...[Read More] (Bio by: Ruggero) Cimitero Flaminio, Rome, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy
Saigh, Cardinal. Maximos IV b. April 10, 1878 d. November 5, 1967 Melike Cardinal Patriarch of Antioch. Born in then Ottoman ruled Aleppo, Amine Rizkallah Saigh, sometimes listed as Sayegh, received his first education there until moving to Jerusalem where he entered seminary. Joining the Missionary Society of Saint Paul in 1905, founded two years before by Msgr. Germanos Mouaccad, he was ordained priest that same year in Roumieh, Lebanon, he was soon appointed to the teaching faculty of St. Anne's seminary in Jerusalem. Preaching missions and retreats, Msgr...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Maison-Mčre Surs Notre-Dame du Perpétuel Secours, Beirut, Bayrut, Lebanon
Shirayanagi, Cardinal. Peter Seiichi b. June 17, 1928 d. December 30, 2009 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Born in the city of Hachiōji, Tokyo, Peter Seiichi Shirayanagi received his education at the Gyosey junior school, the seminary of Tokyo and the Pontifical Urbanian University in Rome, earning doctorates in philosophy and canon law. Ordained priest in Tokyo in December 1954, he performed pastoral ministry in the archdiocese, being named auxiliary to its ordinary, Peter Tatsuo Doi at the early age of thirty seven in 1966, receiving his episcopal consecration with...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Fuchu Catholic Cemetery, Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Ashley, Robert b. March 28, 1930 d. March 3, 2014 Composer. A pioneer of audio synthesis, he shall be remembered for a series of rather idiosyncratic operas which have little or no plot and which utilize a multiplicity of sonic techniques. Raised in Ann Arbor, he was drawn to Jazz from an early age, taught himself the piano, earned a degree in music theory from the University of Michigan, and subsequently received a graduate degree from the Manhattan School of Music. Returning to Ann Arbor, in 1958 he founded the Cooperative Studio for...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Ashes given to his wife, Mimi Johnson
Jobe, Dr. Frank W. b. July 16, 1925 d. March 6, 2014 Medical Figure. A pioneering orthopedic surgeon, he revolutionized the world of sports, when he devised a surgical procedure which enabled Major League pitchers (as well as other professional athletes) to resume their careers following a potential career-ending injury. The procedure became widely referred to as "Tommy John surgery". The son of a postal worker, his early life consisted of balancing time as a student at a high academic boarding school and performing farming tasks, among them...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Satowaki, Cardinal. Joseph Asajirô b. February 1, 1904 d. August 8, 1996 Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Shittsu, Joseph Asajirô Satowaki entered seminary in Nagasaki, pursuing later his studies at the Pontifical Urbanian Athenaeum in Rome and the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Ordained priest in Rome in December 1932, back in Nagasaki he served among others as episcopal chancellor, vicar general, director of the diocesan journal and rector of the seminary. Furthermore, between 1941 and 1945, he acted as apostolic administrator of Taiwan...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Akagi Bochi Cemetery, Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan Plot: Diocesan Plot.
eper, Cardinal. Franjo b. October 2, 1905 d. December 30, 1981 Roman Catholic Cardinal. Born in Osijek in the then Austro-Hungarian empire, successively Yugoslavia and present day Croatia, Franjo eper was raised in Zagreb, where he entered seminary in 1924. Pursuing his studies in Rome, he was ordained priest at the Patriarchal Liberian Basilica in October 1930 along with Alojzije Stepinac, who would become his predecessor in the archbishopric see of Zagreb, declared blessed by Pope John Paul II in 1998. Back in Zagreb, he taught religion in mid-schools...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Cathedral Assumption of Virgin Mary and St Stephen, Zagreb, City of Zagreb (Grad Zagreb), Croatia
Cicognani, Cardinal. Gaetano b. November 26, 1881 d. February 5, 1962 Roman Catholic Cardinal. The first of two children of a shopkeeper who died at an early age, Gaetano Cicognani was raised along with his brother Amleto Giovanni by his mother Anna who kept running her husband's shop in order to support her children. Entering seminary in Faenza, following his ordination to the priesthood in 1904, he moved to Rome, pursuing his studies at the Pontifical Roman Athenaeum S. Apollinare and the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, earning doctorates in philosophy...[Read More] (Bio by: Eman Bonnici) Collegiata di San Michele Arcangelo, Brisighella, Provincia di Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy