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PAGE 12 ARKANSAS CKI-K)LIC MAI;g2H 10, 1991 Msgr. Louis J. Janesko dies in Hot Springs Hot Springs- Msgr. Louis j. Janesko of Benedictine Manor died Feb. 27 at the age of 79. Janesko was the son ofJohn F. and Su- san Agnes Janesko of SS. Cyril and Methodius parish in Slovak, parents of six children, five of whom entered religious life. He was ordained from St. John's Home Mission Seminary for the Diocese of Little Rock by the late Bishop John B. Morris in 1937. Janesko ministered to congregations in Texarkana, West Memphis, Crawfordsville, Hughes, Osceola, Slovak, Helena, Pocahontas, Fort Smith, Pocahontas, Jonesboro, E1 Dorado and Little Rock. Janesko served as auxifiary chaplain for the five prisoner of war camps in Crit~enden County during World War II, and as State Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus un- der the late Bishop Albert L Fletcher in the 1950s. He also served as head of the Holy Name Societies for the diocese beginning in 1949. He was named a Prelate of Honor at the request of Bishop Andrew J. McDonald. On the occasion of his silver jubilee as a priest in 1987,Janesko wrote: "I was enrolled into St.John's Seminary...by Bishop Morris, Msgr. Moran..,and Msgr. Peoples .... They really roped me in Texas Style. "Dley helped me to make a wonderful life as a priest of 50 short years." Bishop McDonald celebrated the Mass of Christian Burial at SS. Cyril and Methodius Church in Slovak on Friday, File Msgr. Louis d. danesko Mar. 1. Concelebrafing were Rev. John Janesko and Rev. Francis Janesko. Preceding Msgr.Janesko in death was a sister, Sophie Janesko Bednar of Slovak. Survivors include Sr. Mary MerciaJanesko, RSM, of North Little Rock; Sr. Mary Alice Janesko, RSM, of Hot Springs; Rev.John A.Janesko of Stuttgart; and Rev. FrancisJ. Janesko of Tontitown. ()IIIIIIiiiiii Angela L Kitchens, Conway, died Feb. 13. Brother.Joseph C. Moix, Little Rock; sisters: St. Apollonh Moix, Fort Smith, Ann Marie Beckett, OH, Helen Hinson, Katherine White, Conway, Josephine Brummer, Brownsville, TX. Gabrielle COx, 53, Pocahontas, died Feb. 13. Husband: Edwin C. Cox, Jr.; daughters: Danielle Cellini, Abbingdon, England, Michell Cox, Washington, DC, Karen Leavitt, Durango, CO, Robin Cox, Dallas, TX; five grandchildren. William Edwin W'flldns, 74, Little Rock, died Feb. 25. Daughter. Mrs. Harrigan Wortsmith, Jr., Little Rock; four grandchil- dren. Josephine OIlmrts Amlmrt, 95, Little Rock, died Feb. 26. Son: Louis, Jr., Little Rock; daughter. Isabel "ribby" Hill, Little Rock; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grand- children; three great great-granchildren. Harry 17- ICang, Jr., 52, Elkins, died Feb. 22. Wile: Barbara Skelton King; son: Harry E., Jr., Elkins; daughter. Mary Lea, Elkins. Mass in Spanish Our Sunday, March 17 Lady of the Holy Souls Little Rock, 2 PM second Roller-Drummond Funeral Home opens Sunday in southwest Little Rock. - Refreshments \ will be served. C- \ \ We look \ for,. ard to \-/ ............ seeing you. I Funeral Home Now two Little Rock locations to serve you: 901 Marshall - 374-0251 10900 Highway 1-30 - 455-5800 BISI]{I ' @&W Iil Sunday, Mar. 10 - 3 PM, Confwrnatio0, South Eastern Deanery, St. Joseph's, phae Bluff. Monday-Tuesday, Mar. 11-12- In office:l Wednesday, Mar. 13 - 8:30 AM, SchoOl] Mass, St. Patrick's, North Little Rock; it office. Thursday, Mar. 14 - In office. Friday, Mar. 15 - Out of office. daughter organize Catholic bereaved ministry By Jack Louden Wflmingmr~ DE (CNS)- Many people do not [ think about the loss of a loved one until it is too[ late. Gerard S. Garey, president of the Rask01~ Foundation in Wtlmington, found that was tl~ case for him when his wife, Maria Isabel Garey, died in 1987 after 43 years of marriageI '~I had a lot of questions in my mind. WM' happened? Where is my wife? What do we me# by the communion of mints, by the resurreC" tion?" he said in an interview with The Dial~ Wilmington diocesan newspaper. Garey learned that his daughter, Pat, ,'~j] feeling the same sense of bewilderment a0 isolation. Together they ,sought out a Cathfi, C l organization for the bereaved but found o~l organizations for ~ple of all faiths. I In an effort to see if there was a strict! Cathofic prcgr'am for the bereaved anywhere.._~,~ ] the country, Garey and his daughter comp~l a questionnaire and marled it to bishops in 1"1 [ and ~[ dioceses Over 100 dioceses responded percent said they had no sT~ecial help available' A "think-tank" session held in Wtnaingtt#i in May 1989 with 26 representatives of CathliC i groups throughout the country led to the f#.(I marion in 1990 of the National Catholic ~ I try to the Bereaved. Its headquarters are i~[ Cleveland and retired Bishop ThomasJ G~~' of Orlando, FL, recently agreed to serve asi] episcopal moderator. " I Its goal is 'to establish, increase and l ministry to the bereaved in parishes throughi ] the U .S, so that those who grieve the death 0 I a loved" one may know the comfort of C_~ through their church. "With the scarcity of priests today, this is ~ [ chance for people to become involved in 1~.~.[ ministry, she added. "People who have expertI enced loss of a loved one can minister to sor~ [ one in the same situation." I The organization reaches out to those W~[ have lost a child, parent, husband or wife through natural death, murder or suicide. '2 still grieve," said Garey "Now I have something I can I National Catholic Ministry to the can be contacted at 7855 Harvard Ave., land, OH, 44105; (216) 441-2125.