Category Archives: Memorials

This is where we put memorials that are being shared on the REA website.

Gabriel Moran, 15 October 2021

We mourn the passing of Gabriel Moran on October 15 of 2021. A full obituary was published in the New York Times, and Kieran Scott offered this graveside reflection: Friends, Sisters, Brothers and Colleagues,It is good for us to be here. … Continue reading

Posted in Memorials | Comments Off on Gabriel Moran, 15 October 2021

Steffano Montano, 24 September 2021

Ancestors walk among us. It is with a heavy heart I write to let you know Dr. Steffano Montano passed away on September 24, 2021. More than a prophet, poet, and pedagogue, Dr. Montano was and is a beloved friend, … Continue reading

Posted in Memorials | Comments Off on Steffano Montano, 24 September 2021

Mercedes Iannone, 1 April 2021

We are grieved to note that Mercedes Iannone passed on April 1, 2021. Her obituary reads as follows: Mercedes R. Iannone, age 83 of Hollywood, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, April 1, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. … Continue reading

Posted in Memorials | Comments Off on Mercedes Iannone, 1 April 2021

John Lawrence Elias, 25 September 2019

Dr. John Lawrence Elias, a longtime Madison resident, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 surrounded by the love of his family. John was born on December 23, 1933 to the late George and Josephine Elias. He was … Continue reading

Posted in Memorials | Comments Off on John Lawrence Elias, 25 September 2019

Gary Chamberlain, 10 September 2018

[From David Powers] With both sadness at his loss and joy for his many contributions, we write to share the following news with you. Professor Emeritus Gary Chamberlain passed away on Monday, September 10. Dr. Chamberlain taught at Seattle University … Continue reading

Posted in Memorials | Comments Off on Gary Chamberlain, 10 September 2018

Rev. Dr. Mario DiSouza, CSB, 27 September 2017

Dr. DiSouza held the Basilian Fathers Chair in Religion and Education at the University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto. He was named a Fellow of St. Michael’s College in October of 2014. He served as Dean … Continue reading

Posted in Memorials | Comments Off on Rev. Dr. Mario DiSouza, CSB, 27 September 2017

Rev. Dr. George Brown, Jr., 20 April 2017

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, professor, colleague, mentor, and friend, completed his faith-filled journey on Earth at his home in Grand Rapids and began his life with the Savior on April 30, 2017. George was born on December 19, 1942, in Philadelphia, … Continue reading

Posted in Memorials | Comments Off on Rev. Dr. George Brown, Jr., 20 April 2017

Yolanda Smith, 9 November 2016

Past president of the REA:APPRRE, November 2016. From the Dean at Yale Divinity School: It is my sad duty to report that Yolanda Smith has passed away. Yolanda was a beloved member of our community whose gentle but buoyant and … Continue reading

Posted in Memorials | Comments Off on Yolanda Smith, 9 November 2016

Allen Joe Moore, 18 September 2016

Long time leader and member of REA, died on September 18, 2016. Born September 7, 1927, Allen Joe Moore was named after his two grandfathers, whom he liked to call the “heretic” and the “preacher.” He inherited the free-thinking of Pa … Continue reading

Posted in Memorials | Comments Off on Allen Joe Moore, 18 September 2016

David Fremchak, 15 May 2016

President emeritus of the Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education (SCUPE), suffered a sudden heart attack and died while at home in Florida on May 15, 2016. Dave served as president and founding director of SCUPE from 1976 – 2010. He … Continue reading

Posted in Memorials | Comments Off on David Fremchak, 15 May 2016