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m lobo webADELPHI, Md. – Brother Michael (Maurus) Lobo of Adelphi, a member of the Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity, died of congestive heart failure on Aug. 2 at the Sanctuary at Holy Cross in Burtonsville, Md. He was 87.

He was born and raised in Jersey City, N.J.

He is survived by a sister, Ann Buda and niece, Dorothy Anuik, both of Shelton, and nephews Michael Buda of Enfield and Joe Buda of Simsbury. Brother Michael joined the Missionary Servants in 1949 and made his final vows three years later.

He previously had served in the Army and was among of the forces that landed on Omaha Beach at Colleville-sur-Mer (Basse-Normandie region of Northern France) on D-Day 1944. Before leaving England at the end of the war, he was promoted to the rank of sergeant.

He was born and raised in Jersey City, N.J.

Brother Michael served in his congregation’s missions in Alabama, Mississippi and Arizona. In 2004 he retired to Father Judge Missionary Cenacle in Adelphi after 53 years of active service.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Aug. 6 at the Missionary Cenacle. He was buried at St. Joseph’s Missionary Cenacle in Holy Trinity, Ala.