Gerrity, Rev. Patrick


June 23, 1930

Personal Info

  • Date of Birth: 14 January 1885
  • Place of Birth in Ireland: Ballydorragh – Munterconnaught
  • County: Cavan
  • Colleges Attended: St Patrick’s Seminary, Carlow
  • Date of Ordination: 22 June 1913
  • Place of Ordination: Nativity of St John the Baptist Chapel, Maynooth, Ireland
  • Ordained for: Diocese of Middlesbrough, England

Diocesan Appointments

  • Joined the Diocese of Wichita in 1930 and died four months later
  • Chaplain – St Mary’s Hospital, Winfield – 2/27/1930 to 4/23/1930
  • Chaplain – Mount St Mary’s Convent, Wichita – 4/24/1930 to 6/23/1930
  • Date of Death: 23 June 1930
  • Place of Death: Wichita, Kansas
  • Age of Death: 45
  • Cause of Death: A brief illness

Funeral Celebrant: Rev. Thomas Keogan, Salina (cousin of Fr Gerrity);  Rev. Wm. Chawke, deacon; Rev. John F. Kraemer, subdeacon; Rt. Rev. Msgr. Farrell, master of ceremonies; Rev. Thos. W. Green, assistant master of ceremonies; and sermon delivered by Rev. J. Davern (former classmate of Fr Gerrity from Ireland) held at St Mary’s Cathedral, Wichita, Kansas

Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Wichita, Kansas

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