Bishop awards Medals of Merit


Bishop Malooly presented the 2011 Medals of Merit to the following parishioners of the diocese during an Oct. 16 Mass at St. John the Beloved Church in Wilmington.

Carl and Lynne Ewing, St. Dennis, Galena, Md.; William McGowan, Our Lady of Lourdes, Laurel; Kurt Riehl Jr., Our Mother of Sorrows, Centreville, Md,; Charles Gondek, St. Paul, Delaware City; Marianne O’Rourke, Church of the Holy Child, Wilmington; Peg Callahan, Immaculate Conception, Elkton, Md,; Daniel and Stephanie Carducci, Good Shepherd, Port Deposit, Md.; Daniel DiGuglielmo, St. Edmond, Rehoboth Beach;

Patricia and Edward Weirick from St. Francis deSales Parish receive the Medal of Merit Oct. 16 from Bishop Malooly at St. John the Beloved Church in Wilmington. (The Dialog/

Frances Linker, St. John the Beloved, Wilmington; Carol Cook, St. Michael’s, St. Michael, Md.; Theresa Harrity, Corpus Christi, Elsmere; John Staley, St. Luke, Ocean City, Md.; Susan Riehl, St. Peter the Apostle Mission, Centreville, Md.; John Arena, St. John the Baptist, Newark; James and Margaret Cranwell, St. Jude the Apostle, Lewes; Patricia Kammerer, St. Jude Mission, North East, Md.; North East, Md.; Hugh and Patricia McAdams, St. Agnes, Rising Sun, Md.; Barbara Thomas, Sacred Heart, Chestertown, Md.; Joseph Diamond, Ss. Peter & Paul, Easton, Md,; Joni Quinlan and Rose Ann Jones, Holy Family, Newark; William Hartsky, St. Ann, Wilmington; Robert Borys, St. Andrew, Ocean City, Md.;

Elvia Carbajal, St. Catherine of Siena, Wilmington; Lori Alvarez, Holy Angels, Newark; William and Barbara Morgan, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Bear; Thomas Smith, St. Joseph, Wilmington; Jo Anne Bierly, St. Teresa, Port Deposit, Md.; JesseĀ  and Louise Taggart, St. John, Rock Hall, Md.; Mark Boyle, St. Joseph, Cordova, Md.;

Grace Larotonda, St. Mary of the Assumption, Hockessin; Linwood Romano, Holy Spirit, New Castle; Barbara Zasowski, St. Rose of Lima, Chesapeake City, Md.; Patricia Harris, Our Lady of Faima, New Castle; Veronica Malone, St. Ann, Bethany Beach; Mary Helen Carr, St. Joseph on the Brandywine, Greenville; Anthonio Valdes, Holy Cross, Dover; Gerald Frey, St. Elizabeth, Westover, Md.;

David and Wanda Feliciano, St. Paul, Wilmington; Carl Hartz (posthumous), St. Michael the Archangel, Georgetown; Joseph Plummer, St. John the Apostle, Milford; Ellen Fitzgerald, St. Helena, Wilmington; Robert Capik, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Wilmington; Chung Ea Lim, Korean Catholic Community;

Trudy Dent, Holy Rosary, Claymont; Debra Wirt, St. Anthony of Padua, Wilmington; Barbara Phillips, St. John Neumann, Berlin, Md.; Joseph Hannas Jr., Cathedral of St. Peter, Wilmington; Michael and Joanne Pohlen, Parish of the Resurrection, Wilmington; Maureen Gorman, Mary Mother of Peace, Millsboro; Maggie Legates, St. Bernadette Mission Church, Milford; Domenico Marra, St. Joseph, Middletown; Francis Reilly, St. Mary Magdalen, Wilmington; Diane Naylor, St. Hedwig, Wlmington; Frank and Patricia Joyce, Christ Our King, Wilmington; John and Joan Sauer, St. Mary Star of the Sea/Holy Savior, Berlin, Md.; Kathy Perry, Holy Name of Jesus, Pocomoke, Md.; William and Nancy Kaper, St. Matthew, Wilmington; Mary Houck, St. Christopher, Chester, Md.;

Joseph and Katherine DiMedio, St. Thomas the Apostle, Wilmington; Mary Jean Quill, St. Elizabeth, Wilmington; Angel Perez, Immaculate Conception, Marydel, Md.; George Hastings, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Warwick, Md.; Edward and Patricia Weirick, St. Francis de Sales, Salisbury, Md.; Rosemary Robbins, St. Mary Refuge of Sinners, Cambridge, Md.; Rita Miedl, St. Benedict, Ridgely, Md.; Thomas Sarnecky, St. Margaret of Scotland, Glasgow;

Nancy Evans, Holy Redeemer, Delmar; Margarita Marquez, St. Mary Star of the Sea, Cambridge, Md.; Marie Freeman, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Denton, Md.; James Coverdale, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Wilmington; Patrick Dougherty, St. Patrick, Wilmington; Gregory and Monica Haven, St. Polycarp, Smyrna.