Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

Alumni Obituaries

Edward "Red" Hegarty

Edward Francis "Red" Hegarty 86, of Indianapolis, died February 28, 2016. He was born February 20, 1930 in Indianapolis to Edward Henry and Mary Agnes Lavell Hegarty. He served in the U.S. Navy as Radioman First Class during the Korean War. Known to countless Lawrence Township students as Señor Hegarty, he enjoyed his career as a Spanish teacher for 30 years. He was a licensed real estate broker, a member of Christ the King Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, and Toastmasters.
Edward is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Mary Jennings Hegarty, daughters Laura (Jerry) Robert, Janmarie (Robert) Connor, twin sisters Rita O'Connor and Agnes Lux (deceased) and sisters Rosemary Adamson, Margie Miller, Nancy Condon, Maureen Schulz, grandchildren Nathan (Sadie) Connor, Aidan Connor, Adrienne (Chad TenBarge) Robert, Sean Robert, Joseph Robert, Paula Rose Robert, great granddaughter Harlow TenBarge. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Paula Iris Peña Hegarty of Peru, SA.