Reverend Paul Andre Grauls, S.D.B.
December 2, 2019

The Chancellor’s Office was recently notified of the passing of Reverend Paul Andre Grauls, S.D.B., 84, Saturday morning, November 30, 2019, at Suncoast Care Center, St. Petersburg.  For the past year, he was under nursing care at Bon Secours Maria Manor, St. Petersburg.  Before his transfer to Maria Manor, Father Grauls lived with his fellow […]

Amy Elizabeth Lounsbury
November 25, 2019

Word has reached the Chancellor’s Office regarding the death of Mrs. Amy E. Lounsbury on November 19, 2019. Mrs. Lounsbury was former Director of Transfiguration Early Childhood Center, St. Petersburg. She is survived by husband, Douglas, two boys, Nathaniel and Jonathan, parents and sisters. Funeral arrangements have not been made public. Please keep her family […]

Reverend John Joseph Braun, M. Afr.
November 18, 2019

Word has reached the Chancellor’s Office regarding the death of Reverend John Joseph Braun, M. Afr., 88, on Monday, November 11, 2019, at Bon Secours Maria Manor, St. Petersburg, following a major stroke. Prior to his hospitalization and transfer to nursing care, Father Braun (aka “Father Joe”) lived with his fellow Missionaries of Africa at […]

Brian J. Moschetto, son of Deacon Sam & Pat Moschetto
November 4, 2019

Our office has received word of the passing of Brian J. Moschetto, son of Deacon Sam & Pat Moschetto from St. Ignatius of Antioch in Tarpon Springs, on October 31, 2019. The viewing for Brian will take place on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Dobies Funeral Home located at […]

James J. Potocnak, brother of Most Rev. Joseph Potocnak, SCJ
November 4, 2019

The Chancellor’s Office received word of the death of Mr. James Joseph Potocnak, 76, younger brother of Most Reverend Joseph Potocnak, S.C.J., retired Bishop of De Aar, South Africa and in residence with the Sacred Heart Fathers, Pinellas Park.  Mr. Potocnak was a lifelong resident of Philadelphia and a retired police officer.  Additional biographical details […]

Mrs. Trinidad Chavez Belgica, mother of Rev. Erwin Belgica
November 4, 2019

The Chancellor’s Office has received word that Mrs. Trinidad Chavez Belgica, 80, mother of Reverend Erwin Belgica, Pastor of Our Lady of Grace Parish, Beverly Hills, passed away on October 31, 2019 in the Philippines. Information on her family and address for expressions of sympathy can be found in the notice at this link. Please […]

Deacon William “Bill” Diaz – May He Rest in Peace
September 26, 2019

We are saddened to announce that Deacon William “Bill” Diaz passed away on Sunday September 22, 2019. He is survived by his wife Violet of 68 years. Deacon Bill was ordained for the Diocese of St. Petersburg on May 2, 1987 and was assigned to Christ the King Parish in Tampa. During his active years […]

Obituaries ~ July 29, 2019
July 29, 2019

Let us keep the souls and the families of the faithful departed in our prayers: Reverend James F. Toal, O.F.M. June 7, 1932 – July 24, 2019 The Chancellor’s Office has been informed of the death of Reverend James F. Toal, O.F.M., 87, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at Bon Secours Maria Manor, St. Petersburg. […]

Obituaries ~ July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019

  Let us keep the souls and the families of the faithful departed in our prayers: Rev. Jaime de Jesus Diaz We sadly report the passing of Reverend Jaime de Jesus Diaz, age 87, a retired priest of the Archdiocese of Bogota, Colombia, on Monday, July 1, 2019 in Brandon, Florida. Father Diaz was ordained […]

Obituaries ~ July 1, 2019
July 1, 2019

  Rev. Msgr. James Bernard Caverly August 22, 1934 – June 26, 2019 (See complete obituary here.) Word has reached the Chancellor’s Office that Rev. Msgr. James Bernard Caverly, age 84, passed away in the Lord on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Bon Secours Maria Manor, St. Petersburg. His first assignment in the Diocese of St. […]