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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.

Keith Henderson ’79

Keith Henderson, Class of 1979, husband of Dr. Amy (Hallal) Henderson ‘91; father of Anastasia (Henderson) McCaffrey ex-’10, Alexandria Henderson ’19, and Keith “Andrew” Henderson II ’20; brother of PHS English teacher Dr. Kathryn Jacobi (Jerry ’73); and brother-in-law of Jared Hallal ’90, Natalie (Hallal) Kukla ’95, and Bradley Hallal ’98, passed away Aug. 1, 2020.
The family requests donations to Providence as an expression of sympathy.
Kraft Funeral Service obit

Sara (Higdon) Bell ’00

Sara (Higdon) Bell, Class of 2000, sister of Jason Higdon ’98 and Lauren Higdon ’01, passed away July 31, 2020.
Kraft Funeral Service obit

Amanda Manning

Amanda Manning, mother of James Manning ’23 and Kalob Manning ’24, passed away July 25, 2020.

Legacy Funeral Center obit

Miguelina Olmo

Miguelina Olmo, mother of PHS Spanish teacher Marisela Belmonte, passed away July 30, 2020.

William Robertson

William Robertson, father of PHS alumnus James A. Robertson ’82, passed away July 23, 2020.
Kraft Funeral Services obit

Maxine Mittel

Maxine Mittel, mother of Stacy (Mittel) Wisenski ’92, Richard “Ricky” Mittel Jr. ’95, and aunt of Amy (Peterson) Smith ’98 (Sean Smith, former Boys Basketball coach) and Josh Peterson ’00, passed away July 22, 2020.
Scott Funeral Home obit

Michael M. Hunter

Michael M. Hunter, son of Mary (Batliner) Hunter ’58 and nephew of Jean (Gettelfinger) Batliner ’56 and Judy (Batliner) Jacobi ex-’60 (John Jacobi Jr. ’58), passed away July 19, 2020.
Newcomer Kentuckiana obit

Minnie Ice

Minnie Ice, mother of Elizabeth (Ice) Jacobs ’61 and Sandra (Ice) Dunn ’64, passed away July 21, 2020.
E.M. Coots’ Sons Funeral Home obit

Wilbert “Will” J. Block (Hon. ’92)

Wilbert “Will” J. Block (Hon. ’92), husband of Rose Block (Hon. ’92), father of longtime Cafeteria manager Mary Ann (Block) Reed ’70 (dec’d), Daniel Block ’71 (Susie Spitznagel ’72), Patty (Block ’73) Geswein (James ’72), Susan Block ’74, Nancy (Block) Miller ‘75, Bill Block ’77, David Block ’79 (Sandra Huff ’80), Janie (Block) Spitznagel ‘82, and Rosie (Block) Shannon ‘85; and grandfather of Steve A. Reed Jr. ’95, Daniel J. Block Jr. ’96 (Megan Landis ’00), Kevin M. Reed ’97 (Rebecca Skees ’97), Nicole (Niehaus) Ferreri ’97, Keith Geswein ’97, Jesse Niehaus ’98, Josh Block ’99, Eric J. Geswein ’99, Kelly (Reed) Osting ‘99, Matthew W. Block ’00, Kathryn Marie Spitznagel ’11, Abigail A. Spitznagel ’14, Audrey Shannon ’16 and Claire Shannon ’16; and great-grandfather of  Kevin Reed Jr. ’21 and Makenzie Reed ’23, passed away on July 21, 2020. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Providence.

Kraft Funeral Service obit

Vernon Ernstberger

Vernon Ernstberger, father of Charles Ernstberger ’83 (dec’d); grandfather of Kelci Ernstberger ex-’20; brother-in-law of John Bolly ’56; and uncle to Greg Ernstberger ’71, Eric Ernstberger ’73 (Lisa Kimmel ’73), Rose (Ernstberger) Turnbow ’74 (dec’d.), Jerry Ernstberger ’75 (Melinda Lankert ’74), Patrick Ernstberger ’75, Hugh Ernstberger ’77, Cathy (Ernstberger) Stotts ’77, Tim Ernstberger ’78 (Denise Day ’78), Mark Ernstberger ’78, Tom Ernstberger ’79, Perry Ernstberger ’80 (dec’d.), David Ernstberger ’80 (Gail Dehli ’80), Frederick Ernstberger ’81 (Kathryn Wilson ’81), Mary Jane (Ernstberger) Fahey ’82, Ted Ernstberger ’83, Donna (Bolly) Burke ’83, Tracy (Ernstberger) Loi ’84, Mary Jo (Ernstberger) Purcell ’85, Jenifer (Bolly) Fuson ’86, Marcia Ernstberger ’86, April (Ernstberger) Libs ’87 (Michael ’89), Jack Bolly ’87, Monica (Ernstberger) Lewis ’88, and Jill (Ernstberger) Finnegan ’91, passed away July 13, 2020.
Newcomer Kentuckiana obit
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