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May 10, 2007

1948 - 2007

Reverend Kevin C. Trautner, Pastor, Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, Norristown, died of Aertiosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease at Phoenixville Hospital, on Tuesday, March 13, 2007.

Father Trautner was born on January 2, 1948, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late Christopher R. Trautner and the late Eileen M. O'Donnell. Father Trautner attended Saint Ambrose Parochial School, Saint Cecilia Parochial School, and Cardinal Dougherty High School, before entering Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.

Father Trautner was ordained on May 18, 1974, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, by His Eminence John Cardinal Krol. Father Trautner served as Parochial Vicar at Saint Louis Parish, Yeadon; Saint Joseph Parish, Collingdale; Holy Spirit Parish, Sharon Hill; Saint Thomas the Apostle Parish, Chester Heights; and Holy Trinity Parish, Morrisville. Father Trautner also served as Parochial Vicar and Parochial Administrator, Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, Norristown, and was appointed Pastor in 2002.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated by His Eminence Cardinal Justin Rigali at Saint Francis of Assisi Church, Norristown, on Saturday, March 17, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. Concelebrating the Funeral Mass will be Reverend Joseph M. Arnholt, Reverend Joseph L. Logrip, Reverend Robert H. Mulligan, Reverend Monsignor Arthur E. Rodgers, and Reverend Monsignor Timothy C. Senior. Father Arnholt will be the homilist.

Father Trautner is survived by his brother, Eugene K. (Judith) Trautner. Interment will be at Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield.

Givinish Funeral Home

Bonnie Olinger


Bonnie Olinger
Communications Assistant

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