Rev. Larry J. Hess
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. www.kuhnfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Greenville News on Feb. 25, 2014