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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.

Billy Sharian Hutt

Billy Sharian Hutt, wife of Robert L. Hutt ’62 and sister-in-law of PHS alumnus Michael W. Hutt ’69, passed away Aug. 1, 2017.
E.M. Coots’ Sons Funeral Home obit


Deborah “Debbie” (Zenor) Harpenau ’72

Deborah “Debbie” (Zenor) Harpenau, Class of 1972, wife of Marvin A. Harpenau ’72, and sister-in-law of Charlotte (Harpenau) Cooley ’66, Benita (Harpenau) Pate ’73, Stephen Harpenau ’77, and Sharon (Harpenau) Dobis ’82, passed away July 27, 2017.
Scott Funeral Home obit

James N. Watkins Sr.

James N. Watkins Sr. father of PHS alumnae Jeanne (Watkins) Day ’75 (Bernard F. ’71) and Patty (Watkins) Kost ex-’73, and grandfather of PHS alumni Angela (Day) Hauber ’00Jami (Day) Stumler ’01 (Ryan ’01) and Daniel J. Day ’07, passed away July 29, 2017.
Newcomer Funeral Home obit


Michael J. Galligan ’56

Michael J. Galligan, Class of 1956, was father of Denise (Galligan) Allgeier ’00; brother of Nancy (Galligan) Voelker ’58Carolyn (Galligan) Kirchdorfer ’60Thomas R. Galligan ’64Mary Sue (Galligan) Ellenbrand ’66 (Kenneth ’65)Dottie (Galligan) Zipp ’69 (Donald Hon. ’12); and uncle of Joseph Voelker ’88Timothy Voelker ’91Mary Ellen Voelker ’93Teresa (Kirchdorfer) Gardone ’85Annette Galligan ’87Charles W. Galligan ’88William Galligan ’92Jennifer Galligan ’95Julia (Ellenbrand) Bott ’98 (Kevin ’95)D J Zipp ’99Diana (Zipp) Gaddis ’02, and Damian Zipp ’05. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Providence High School. He passed away July 29, 2017.
News & Tribune obit

Sr. Anita Eberle, OSB

Sr. Anita Eberle, OSB, sister of Larry Eberle ’66Thomas Eberle ’69Paul Eberle ’70Marilyn (Eberle) Shumate ’72Marie (Eberle) Kaufman ’73James Eberle ’76, and Donna (Eberle) Hoying ’81, and aunt of Seth Kaufman ’03Jacob Kaufman ’04 and Nathan Shumate ’15, passed away in July 2017.
Courier-Journal obit



Paula Vissing

Paula Vissing, wife of Michael A. Vissing Sr. ’74 and stepmother of Michael A. (Tony) Vissing Jr. ’94 (Kelly Paris ’94), passed away July 28, 2017.
Scott Funeral Home obit

Rick G. Winsett

Rick G. Winsett, husband of Gracia (Harris) Winsett ’70, passed away July 25, 2017.
Collins Funeral Home obit

William “Bill” Townsend Sr. ’64

William H. Townsend, Sr., Class of 1964 and husband of Leda (Schellenberger) Townsend ’68 and cousin to PHS alumni Martha (Lenfert) Prow ’66Mark Lenfert ’70 (dec’d.)Madra (Lenfert) Stemle ’74, and PHS math teacher Mary Alice (Lenfert) Knott ’77, passed away July  21, 2017.
Kraft Funeral Service obit

Christopher Biesel

Christopher Biesel, brother of PHS alumni Greg Biesel ’69 (dec.), Rebecca (Biesel) Beardsley ’71, Doug Biesel ’73 (dec.), and Connie (Biesel) Brewer ’75 (dec.), and uncle of PHS alumna Angela Goodin ’96, passed away July 18, 2017.
News & Tribune obit

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