The Chancellor’s Office has been informed of the death of Mr. Arogyam Anthony, 79, stepfather of Reverend Edison Bernavas, I.C., Pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Seffner. Mr. Anthony passed away on December 10, 2019, in Trivandrum, Kerala, India. He is survived by his wife, Elthrow, six children, including Father Bernavas, and eleven grandchildren.
A Funeral Service and burial took place in India on Wednesday, December 11 , 2019. Locally, Father Bernavas will celebrate a Memorial Mass for Mr. Anthony on Friday,
December 20, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 4450 County Road 579, Seffner. Priests wishing to concelebrate are invited to bring an alb and white stole.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to Rev. Edison Bernavas, LC., at the above-mentioned address. Please keep Father Bernavas and his family members in your kind thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
“Eternal rest grant unto him, 0 Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.”