|Reverend Damian DuQuesnay, O.S.B.
Father Damian DuQuesnay, age 96, the oldest living monk in the Order of Saint Benedict of Florida, left this earth for his eternal home on Friday, May 8. Greatly loved and admired by colleagues, students, faculty, and staff, Father Damian was a remarkable man of faith.
A funeral Mass for Father Damian will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 15, in the Saint Leo Abbey Church, 33601 State Road 52, Saint Leo, FL. There will be a visitation starting at 10 a.m.
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?Funeral Mass with Fr. Carl Melchior as celebrant will take place on ?Friday, May 15, at 9:30 am at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle Chapel. ?Guests are asked to wear his favorite color – BLUE. ?A reception will follow the Mass at 1699 65th Street N., St. Petersburg. ?In lieu of flowers, his family asks for donations to be made in his name to Suncoast Hospice.
May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed by the Grace of God, rest in peace!