Rev. Larry J. Hess

  • "God Bless! Rest soul of Father Hess."
    - Anthony Re
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    - Anthony Re
  • "What a great & holy man. My he rest in peace."
    - Kathy Dalius
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Rev. Larry J. Hess

Reading, PA

Rev. Larry J. Hess, 63, pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Reading, died February 21, 2014, in St. Joseph Medical Center surrounded by his family.

Born in Reading, he was the son of Mary G. (Lawlor) Hess, West Lawn and the late Lyman R. Hess.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his two sisters, Catherine M. Hess, Greenville, SC and Mary Grace Rugh, Shillington, PA and nieces & nephews.

Ordained in 1979 to the priesthood in Allentown Diocese, he was a well known speaker on the East Coast and known for his "Heavenly Father" prayer card.

Funeral services will be at St. Catharine of Siena Church, Reading, PA.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School, Augusta Rd, Greenville, SC.

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Edward J. Kuhn Funeral Home, Inc. - West Reading
739 Penn Avenue
West Reading, PA 19611
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Published in The Greenville News on Feb. 25, 2014
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