The Rev. Nicholas J. Dininni, formerly of Coatesville The Reverend Nicholas J. Dininni, died unexpectedly on Saturday, July 14, 2012, while visiting in San Diego, Calif. Father Dininni, son of Isabel Mangas Dininni and the late Richard Dininni, was born in Pottstown, on July 27, 1959. He graduated from St. Pius X High School, Pottstown. He entered the Oblates of St. Joseph Seminary, Laflin, in 1984 and received a bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1986 from King's College, Wilkes-Barre. He continued his theological studies in Rome at the Pontifical Urbaniana University and made his perpetual profession of vows as an Oblate of St. Joseph in 1993 and was ordained to the priesthood on Oct. 16, 1993 at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Exeter, by the Most Reverend James C. Timlin, D.D., retired Bishop of Scranton. As an Oblate of St. Joseph priest, he served St. Rocco's Parish, Pittston, as both assistant pastor and pastor from 1993 to 1998, and then joined the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. As a priest of the archdiocese, he served as assistant pastor at St. Cecilia's Parish, Coatesville, where he ministered to the Hispanic community. Also, he served at St. Patrick's Parish, Malvern and as pastor for a brief time at Immaculate Conception Parish, Levittown. Surviving him in addition to his mother, are his brothers, Richard of Easton, Henry of Pottstown, and Robert of Morgantown. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 6:30 p.m., Monday, August 6, at St. Cecilia Church, Sixth Avenue and Chestnut Street, Coatesville. On-line condolences may be made by visiting www.harrismountainfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Daily Local on Aug. 3, 2012