In memoriam: Father Paul J. Keebler

In memoriam: Father Paul J. Keebler

Father Paul J. Keebler, a priest of the diocese for more than 50 years, died April 26. His obituary is below, courtesy Bednarsky Funeral  Home, Inc.: Rev. Paul J. Keebler, 92, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 26, 2018. He passed peacefully at...

In memoriam: Father Laurence Kennedy

Father Laurence Kennedy passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018, the Diocese of Syracuse has announced. Father Kennedy was 86 years old. He spent more than 60 of those years as a priest of the Diocese of Syracuse. A son of St. Patrick’s Church and School,...
In memoriam: Father John L. Roark

In memoriam: Father John L. Roark

Father John L. Roark passed away Saturday, February 24, 2018, the Diocese of Syracuse has announced. Father Roark was a priest of the diocese for more than 60 years, having been ordained Feb. 2, 1956. His pastoral assignments included service as parochial vicar at Our...
In memoriam: Msgr. James McCloskey

In memoriam: Msgr. James McCloskey

Msgr. James McCloskey, 96, died Nov. 25, 2017. A priest of the Diocese of Syracuse for 71 years, his ministry included service as parochial vicar of Our Lady of Pompei, St. Peter, St. Daniel, and St. Therese, all in Syracuse; and as pastor of Christ the King in...
In memoriam: Father Alfred E. Nortz

In memoriam: Father Alfred E. Nortz

Father Alfred E. Nortz entered into his eternal rest on Tuesday, April 25.  He was 88 years old. Father Nortz celebrated 60 years as a priest in 2015, having been ordained for the diocese on February 2, 1955. Over the next 50 years, he served as associate...