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Remembering Alumni, Family and Friends of Providence

We try our best to recognize the passing of all of our graduates and supporters. However, we rely upon graduates and families to keep us informed. Due to the difficulty of tracking graduates living outside of the southern Indiana area, we kindly ask that anyone with information about someone not listed below please notify us.

Ruth Morgan

Ruth Morgan, sister of PHS alumna Janet (Fougerousse) Paris ’55, and aunt of Karen Fougerousse ’72 (dec’d.), Mark Fougerousse ’75, Susan (Fougerousse) Colin ’77 (Daniel ’74) and Thomas Fougerousse ’79 (Nan Blunk ’84), passed away Jan. 13, 2018.
Kraft Funeral Service obit

Philomena Wayne

Philomena Wayne, mother of PHS alumni Joe Wayne ’62, John T. “Jack” Wayne ’64, Jerry Wayne ’69 and Jeffery Wayne ’72 (dec’d.) and aunt of Vickie (Blessinger) Smith ’65, Donna (Blessinger) Koerber ’69 (Gary Koerber ’67), Ted W. Boehm ’77, and Mark Hutchens ’83, passed away Jan. 13, 1962.
Newcomer obit

​Carl Zahn

Carl Zahn, father of PHS alumnus Jeremy Zahn ’08 (Erika Hublar ’08), passed away Jan. 2, 2018.
Newcomer obit

Barbara Schnatter

Barbara Schnatter, mother of PHS alumnae Teresa (Schnatter) Costello ’75 and Carol (Schnatter) Perra ’80, and grandmother to PHS alumni Jonathan Boome ’00, Emily Boome ’03, and Cory Costello ’12, passed away Jan. 7, 2018.
EM Coots’ Sons Funeral Home obit

Margaret Hess

Margaret Hess, mother of PHS alumna Myra (Hess) Myers ’71 (dec’d.) and grandmother of Lee Myers ’02, passed away Jan. 6, 2018.
Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre obit



Robert M. McDonald

Robert M. McDonald, husband of Beverly (Rudy) McDonald ’61 and uncle to PHS alumni Dylan Roberson ’11 and Rudy Roberson ’13, passed away Jan. 2, 2018.
Kraft Funeral Service obit



Robert P. Smith

Robert Paul “Bob” Smith, father of Carolyn (Smith) Biggs ’66 – dec’d. (Jim Biggs ’65), Ruth Ann (Smith) Deuser ’71 and Cheryl (Smith) Goodin ex-‘73, passed away Dec. 22, 2017. He was also uncle to PHS alumni Ann Jeanette (Smith) Baker ’59, Stephen C. Ems ’60 (Evalina Renn ’62), Donald C. Smith ’60 (Mary Katherine Russell ’61), James F. Smith ’60 – dec’d. (Mary Ann Voll ’61), Jacob Ems ’61 (Susan Voll ’65), Richard L. Smith ’61 (Linda Libs ’65), Kenneth J. Smith Sr. ex-’62, Phyllis (Smith) Andres ’63 (Ronald ’60), Ivan L. Smith ’63, Carol (Ems) McMillin ’64, Elaine (Jacobi) Efkeman ’65, Linda (Ems) Jones ’65, Charlotte (Smith) Mooney ’65, Darlene (Smith) Schy ’65, Julius A. Smith ’66, Donna (Jacobi) Banet ’67 (Larry ’65), Robert Geswein ’67, Evelyn (Smith) Heiligenberg ’67, Jerry A. Smith ’67, Nancy S. Smith ’67,  Sharon (Ems) Thomas ’67 (dec’d.),  Anthony Geswein ’68, Kathy (Geswein) Wilt ’70, Lawrence Geswein ’71, Theodore Ems ’72, Susie (Geswein) Naville ’73, Callistus J. “CJ” Smith, Jr. ’74 (dec’d.), Dorothy Jane (Ems) Whitaker ’74, Glenn P. Smith ’76, Beverly (Geswein) Knear ’77, Brenda (Smith) Falkenstein ’78, Cynthia (Ems) Mills ’81, and Francine (Geswein) Gettelfinger ’84.  
Kraft Funeral Service obit



Alleen Allen

Alleen Allen, mother of PHS alumnae Ruth (Allen) Morrison Lile ’68, Linda Jean Allen ’70, and Diane Fay Allen ’71, and grandmother of PHS alumni Wesley Morrison ’95 and Karyn (Morrison) Sinn ’97, passed away Dec. 31, 2017.
Garr Funeral Services obit



Chris Kokojan ’79

Chris Kokojan, Class of  1979, brother of Kelly (Kokojan) Willis ’80, Julie Kokojan ’82, and Karen (Kokojan) Fentress ’83, passed away Dec. 23, 2017.
Kraft Funeral Service obit

Kenneth Spond

Kenneth Spond, husband of Judith (Renn) Spond ’59, passed away Dec. 25, 2017.
Newcomer Funeral Home obit



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