Funeral arrangements were pending at press time for Father William J. Bonner, former pastor of two South Los Angeles parishes, who died Jan. 4 at age 72.A native of Philadelphia, Father Bonner was ordained in 1967 in Bonn, Germany, from Priesterseminar St. Augustin as a priest of the Society of the Divine Word. He taught for 12 years in Guadalajara, Mexico; served three years on the board of directors of Divine Word Seminary in Riverside; and directed Divine Word retreat Center in Riverside for four years.Father Bonner also taught systematic theology at St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo, and in 1988 he was named as an associate pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church, Los Angeles. On July 1, 1989, he became pastor of St. Malachy in South Los Angeles, a position he held for 17 years. At the time of his appointment, Father Bonner told The Tidings, “I am neither Black nor Hispanic, but Catholic, trying to be holy, apostolic and just one.”While at St. Malachy, Father Bonner served 10 years (1993-2003) as a member of the archdiocesan Council of Priests, including two years on its executive committee. He was incardinated as a priest of the archdiocese in May 2001.In July 2006 Father Bonner was named pastor of St. Stephen of Hungary Church, Los Angeles, where Masses are celebrated in German and Hungarian. He retired in 2010, and was living privately in Mira Loma at the time of his death.Fr. John W. Clark, SJFuneral Mass was celebrated Dec. 27 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, for Jesuit Father John W. (Jack) Clark, 87, who died Dec. 19. A former Provincial Superior of the California Province and long-time university professor and administrator, he was also former spiritual director for priests at the Cardinal Manning House of Prayer in Los Angeles.Born in Los Angeles on July 1, 1925, he attended Loyola High School and Polytechnic High School in Los Angeles and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He entered the Jesuit novitiate at Los Gatos in 1946 and was ordained a priest in Hollywood in 1959. He received his doctorate in Business Administration from UCLA in 1965 and served as professor of business and as academic vice president of Loyola Marymount University. His specialty was business ethics and he was the author of a well-received book, “Religion and the Moral Standards of American Businessmen.” In 1982 he was named Provincial Superior of the California Jesuits, a post he held until 1988. At the completion of his term, he became academic vice president and, later, provost of the University of San Francisco. He was very active in educational circles, serving on the boards of trustees of Jesuit schools and on national and regional committees. In 1997 his ministry took a different turn when he became spiritual director for priests at the Cardinal Manning House of Prayer. He also served as associate pastor at St. Gerard Majella Church, Culver City, before retiring to Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in 2007. He is survived by a sister, Kathleen Gerlits of Trinity Center, Calif. Donations in memory of Father Clark may be made to the California Province of the Society of Jesus, P.O. Box 68, Los Gatos, CA 95031.Madeline MoloneyFuneral Mass was celebrated Dec. 22 at Blessed Junipero Serra Church, Camarillo, for Madeline Moloney, 89, who died Dec. 19 after a lengthy illness. She was the sister of retired Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Sartoris.A Los Angeles native, she is survived by her husband of 66 years, Donald; daughters Anne Hansen (Tidings columnist) and Mary Haggerty, sons Steve, Tim and John Moloney, two sons-in-law and two daughters-in-law; a sister, Catherine Brammer; 17 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.Memorial gifts may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Padre Serra Parish or to the Sisters Servants of Mary, 140 N. G Street, Oxnard, CA 93030.Sr. Sharon Sullivan, SPFuneral Mass was celebrated Jan. 4 in St. Mary-of-the-Wood, Ind., for Sister of Providence Sharon Sullivan, 81, who died Dec. 21. A native of Evansville, Ind., she taught at schools in Indiana, Illinois and California, including St. Joseph, Hawthorne (1957-62).Sr. Gabriel McCauley, RSHMFuneral Mass was held Nov. 30 at St. Anastasia Church, Los Angeles, for Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary Sister Gabriel McCauley, 90, who died Nov. 23 after a brief illness. She had celebrated her 70th Jubilee as an RSHM last year. Born in Ireland, where she made her novitiate, she finished her studies in California, receiving English degrees from Marymount College (BA) and Loyola University (MA). She taught high school for the next 25 years at Corvallis, Studio City; Sacred Heart of Mary, Montebello; and Mother Butler Memorial, San Jose.She later became a licensed vocational nurse and for 40 years lovingly cared for her RSHM Sisters in Assisted Living in Westchester, patients in Santa Monica and Los Angeles and family members in New Jersey. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery.Sr. Mary Ann Shearer, SPFuneral Mass was celebrated Jan. 7 at St. Joseph Residence, Seattle, for Sister of Providence Mary Ann Shearer, 94, who died Dec. 28.Born in Wisconsin, she entered the Sisters of Providence in 1943 and ministered for many years as an R.N. specializing in obstetrics. Locally, she served as an obstetrics nursing supervisor at St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, (1953-62) and served there in the ’70s in pastoral care. In the mid-’80s, she ministered as a pastoral associate at Esther Pariseau Pavilion and St. Joseph Medical Center, both in Burank.Sister Shearer was often called the “Mother Teresa of Burbank.” Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Sisters of Providence Retirement Fund, 1801 Lind Avenue SW, #9016, Renton, WA 98057-9016. Sr. Allyne Ayres, OPFuneral Mass was celebrated Jan. 5 at the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose Motherhouse chapel in Fremont for Dominican Sister Allyne Ayres, 84, who died Dec. 31.Born in San Francisco, she entered the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose 63 years ago and ministered principally in education in Northern California. From 1992-1997, she served in detention ministry from her assignments to Saint Ignatius and Saint Frances X. Cabrini convents in Los Angeles.Memorials may be made to the Dominican Sisters’ Retirement Fund or the Mother Pia Backes Education Fund, 43326 Mission Blvd., Fremont, CA 94539 or the Vision of Hope Fund, 1555 34th Ave., Oakland, CA 94612.