Father JJ O'Keefe Funeral
up warn- realize Main ac F. Last Rites Held At St. Mary's- ForFr.Okeefe Dignitaries from the Diocese al Kansas City, Kans., and the Diocese of Rochester paid tribute to the late.Rev. John Okeefe, pastor of Holy Trinity church, I/enexa; Kans., and native Canandaiguan, at last rites this morning in St. Mary's Catholic church. Father Okeefe In a Kansas City hospital Wednesday after a long illness. was ordained to the priesthood In 1916. A solemn requiem high Mass was celebrated, with the Joseph E. Guilfoil, pastor of Vincent de Paul's church. Corning, as celebrant; the Rev. Daniel Daniel D. Hogan, of Our Lady of Grace church. Ballslon Lake, deacon, and the Rev. John Kleintjes, assistant at St. church, Rochester, sub-deacon. Other officers of tiie Mass were: Master of ceremonies, Rev. Paul'J. Lynch, St. Mary's church, Auburn; thurifer, the Rev. Leo E. Hastings, St. Theresa's church, Stanley; acolytes, the Rev. John A.. Connolly, Michael's church, Newark, and ' Hev - D f na . 1(i J - Murphy, pro- at A r t l l i n a c r i n c - 4 i l i Bristol,' Ambrose Rev. Leo C. and the fessor at Aquinas institute, Rochester. Rochester. Bearers were: The Rev. Raymond P. Nolan, principal of Sales high school, and the Donald Lux, assistant at St. Stephen's church, both of Geneva; the Rev,- Frank W. church, and the Mooney, St. rick's church, both or Roches ter; the Rev. Bernard C. St. Patrick's church, Macedon, and the Rev. Paul J. Lynch Auburn. Present in the sanctuary lhe Rt. Rev. Eugene F. Vallely V.- G., LL. D., pastor of the Church of the Assumption, To peka, Kans., and vicar-genera of the Diocese of Kansas City who gave the blessing at the grave in Calvary cemetery; the Very Rev. Maynard A. Connell, Ph. D., rector of St. Andrew's Andrew's seminary, Rochester; Rev. Joseph E. Esser, St. Patrick's Patrick's church, Victor; and the Rev. William J. Gaynor and Rev. John F. Duffy, assistant pastors of the local church.