Obituaries

Obituaries, Week of August 1, 2020

Ms. Mary T. Diamond, sister of Msgr. Michael Cantley, a retired priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn, died on July 5, in her private residence in North Carolina.

If you wish to send condolences, please mail to Reverend Monsignor Michael Cantley, Bishop Mugavero
Residence, 7200 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston, NY 11362.


Mr. Daniel Buckley, brother of Father Brendan Buckley OFM Cap., a priest of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchin (Franciscans), who is presently ministering as Pastor of St. Michael-St. Malachy, Brooklyn, died on June 26.

A wake was held at McLaughlin and Sons, Inc., Brooklyn, on June 30. His funeral Mass was offered on July 1 in St. Patrick’s Church, Bay Ridge, followed by burial in Calverton National Cemetery, Wading River.


Mrs. Mary Ann Chaffers, sister of Reverend John J. Garkowski, a retired priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn, who is presently residing at the Parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, South Ozone Park, died July 18, in Florida.

If you wish to send condolences, please mail to Reverend John J. Garkowski, Our Lady of Perpetual Help R.C. Church, 111-50 115th Street, South Ozone Park, NY 11420.

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