Puleo, Reverend Augustus C.

Reverend Augustus C. Puleo, Director of the English and Spanish Language Program, (ESL), Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, died on Wednesday, April 3, 2024.

Father Puleo was born on June 4, 1953, in Norristown, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late Louis J. Puleo, and the late Anna Mashintonio. Father Puleo attended Marshal Street
Elementary School, Stewart Jr. High School, Eisenhower Sr. High School, Norristown, Georgetown University, Middlebury College, and University of Pennsylvania, before entering Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.

Father Puleo was ordained on May 21, 2005, at The Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, Philadelphia by His Eminence Cardinal Justin Rigali. Father Puleo served as Parochial
Vicar, Saint Martin of Tours Parish, Philadelphia, and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Philadelphia. He was appointed Pastor, Saint Patrick Parish, Norristown, in 2011. In 2022 he was named Director of the English and Spanish Language Program (ESL), at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood. He also served as a Missionary of Mercy.

The Reception of the Body will be held at Saint Patrick Church, Norristown, on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 4:30 PM, followed by a viewing. Most Reverend Edward Deliman will
celebrate a bilingual parish Mass at 7:00 PM. Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez will celebrate the Funeral Mass for Father Puleo at Saint Patick Church, Norristown, on Friday, April 12, 2024, at 11:00 AM. The viewing will be held beginning at 9:00 AM. Concelebrating the Funeral Mass will be Reverend Gasper A. Genuardi, Reverend Richard K. McFadden, Reverend John E. Donia, Reverend August A. Taglianetti, Reverend Monsignor Daniel J. Sullivan, Reverend Thomas A. Viviano, and Reverend Bernard J. Taglianetti will be the homilist.

Father Puleo is survived by Sister, Catherine (Ronald) Strauss, nieces, and nephews. Interment will be at Saint Patick Cemetery in East Norriton.