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F Manning - Farewell Party Given for Fr. Lee at St....
Farewell Party Given for Fr. Lee at St. Bernard's WOOD RIVKR.—Approximately 300 tosvnspcople, parishioners nnd Roy Scouts, attended the farewell party Friday night at the St. Bernard's Bernard's Church playground for the Rev. Fr. Francis Lee. Fr. Lee was presented a purse containing around $1500 by Francis Francis Manning in behalf of people of the parish, Catholic, and non- Cntholic friends, and Catholic organizations. organizations. He received checks from the Catholic Woman's Club; the Daughters of Isabella, St. Ber- j nard's Parent-Teacher Association and the St. Vincent DePaul Society. Society. Luclen Ringering, commissioner of the Southern district, marie the presentation of n silver statuette, a gift from the Boy Scoruts to the beloved father'. Engraving on It rend "In appreciation to Fr. Francis Francis Lee, Friends in Scouting; Plasa Bird Council. Allon, III, Fr. Lee, who hns been assistant pnstor to the Rev. Fr. F.. J. Douglas Douglas for almost seven years, leaves today for Qulncy svhere he has ! been transferred by Bishop O'Crfn- ! nor as an assistant pastor of St. i Mary's parish. /

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 02 Jun 1951, Sat,
  3. Page 10

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