Father Whelan was born on March 15, 1947, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late John M. Whelan and the late Catherine (Clarke) Whelan. Father Whelan attended Saint Francis De Sales and Resurrection Parochial Schools, Philadelphia, and Father Judge High School, Philadelphia, before entering Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.
Reverend John J. Nevins, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque Parish, Essington, died on Saturday, June 23, 2018.
Died April 16, 2018. Retired and Resident, Saint Francis Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Darby.
Reverend Karl A. Zeuner, Pastor Emeritus, Notre Dame De Lourdes Parish, Swarthmore, died on Saturday, April 14, 2018.
Deacon George W. Kletzel, age 68, died on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at home, as a result of complications related to diabetes. Deacon Kletzel is the brother of Reverend Thomas Kletzel, pastor of Saint Malachy Parish, Philadelphia.
Retired Permanent Deacon Arthur M. McGuire, died on March 7, 2018, as a result of complications from lymphoma. He was 82 years old.
REVEREND CHARLES E. GORMLEY 1924 – 2018 Reverend Charles E. Gormley, Pastor Emeritus, Mother of Divine Providence Parish, King of Prussia, died on Sunday, January 28, 2018. Father Gormley was born on July 13, 1924, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late Charles E. and the late Hannah (McNamee) Gormley. Father Gormley […]
PERMANENT DEACON MANUEL A. BELTRAN 1962 – 2018 Deacon Manuel A. Beltran, Permanent Deacon, Saint Martin of Tours Parish, Philadelphia died on January 17, 2018, as a result of cancer. Deacon Beltran was born on December 24, 1962, in Chicago, Illinois to the late Antonio Beltran and Gloria Hernandez. He is survived by his mother, […]
Father Herron was born on March 29, 1930, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late Daniel J. Herron and Beatrice (Allen) Herron. Father Herron attended Transfiguration Parochial School, Philadelphia, and West Catholic High School, Philadelphia, before entering Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.
Deacon Joseph R. Upcavage died on Thursday, December 21, 2017, from complications related to cancer and dementia. Deacon Upcavage was ordained on June 2, 1996, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, by His Eminence, Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua. He was assigned to Queen of the Universe Parish, where he remained until his retirement in 2010.