Br. Karl Koenig, OFM,80, a professed Franciscan friar for 56 years, died on December 29, 2021 at Bon Secours Maria Manor Nursing Care Center, St. Petersburg. Due to health reasons, Br. Karl retired from full-time ministry in 2017 and moved to St. Anthony Friary in St. Petersburg.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 13 at St. Anthony Friary Chapel in St. Petersburg. Fr. Vincent Laviano, OFM,will preside at the Mass and Fr. Jud Weiksnar, OFM,will give the homily. Br. Karl’s cremains will be interred at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Clearwater, Florida.
He is survived by his sister, Nancy Smith of Moorestown, New Jersey; a brother, Michael Koenig of Palm Beach, Florida; a cousin, Jane Paulishak of Sarasota, Florida; and several nieces.
Memorial donations may be sent to Franciscan Friars – Holy Name Province, 144 West 32nd Street, New York, NY 10001-3202.
Complete obituary at this link: https://hnp.org/br-karl-koenig-dies-in-florida/.
May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed
rest in peace!