Year in Review 2017

Necrology of Priests

In 2017, the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens laid to rest 20 of her priests, including Bishop Thomas V. Daily. (Click the names below to see their full obituaries.)

Msgr. James A. Hunt, 87, Jan. 23

Father Joseph F. Wiseman, 93, Jan. 29

Msgr. Austin P. Bennett, 93, Jan. 31

Msgr. Gerard J. Arella, 88, Jan. 31

Father William R. Dulaney, 68, Feb. 10

Msgr. John J. Brown, 60, March 2

Msgr. Patrick Fursey O’Toole, 80, March 8

Msgr. Michael J. Dempsey, 84, March 10

Father Matthew J. Pomilio, 80, March 23

Bishop Thomas V. Daily, 89, May 15

Msgr. Joseph Rosa, 80, July 6

Father Manuel Ros, 87, Aug. 8

Father Michael Vendetti, 80, Aug. 20

Father Charles B. Kehoe, 85, Aug. 24

Father John Gurrieri, 75, Sept. 10

Msgr. Conrad Dietz, 86, Sept. 27

Father Lucien Charlot, 85, Oct. 7

Father Joachim Fernando, 82, Oct. 22

Father Eugene McGovern, 88, Nov. 19

Father Joaquin Suran, 95, Dec. 4

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