Vern was a business and community leader who taught at the Gainey Center’s MBA program.
Debra’s son, Josh, is a May St. Thomas graduate.
He was the husband of Dr. Mary Hayes, Graduate School of Professional Psychology, College of Applied Professional Studies.
She was the aunt of Alissa Begin, Department of Human Resources, and the sister-in-law of Pam McKnight, Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities.
Monsignor John Sankovitz was a longtime member of the University of St. Thomas theology faculty.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow, Aug. 26, in Mankato.
She was the mother of Fintan Moore, of St. Thomas’ Modern and Classical Languages Department.
He is the brother-in-law of Liz Kelly, managing editor of Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture.