Father Lawrence Conlon

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    - Joanne Jackson

CONLON O.M.I. - Lawrence Joseph On Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 at Springhurst Residence, Father Lawrence Conlon, age 87, died peacefully. He was the son of the late John and Ethel Conlon. He is survived by his brother Cleve and his sister Carol Rees. He was predeceased by brothers John, Ked, Ross and by sisters Dorothy, Genevieve Martin, Kathleen Norton, Carmel Regan and Onough. Laurie entered the Oblate Novitiate in Orleans in 1941 and pronounced his final vows in 1945. He was ordained a priest June 26, 1949 and served in St. Joseph's Parish in Ottawa from 1949 to 1954. He obtained his PhD from the Angelicum in Rome in 1959. He subsequently served at Holy Rosary Scholasticate, St. Joseph's Parish, St. Lawrence in Halifax, Vicar General of the Ottawa Archdiocese, Our Lady in Labrador City, Mount St. Joseph in Peterborough, Canadian Martyrs Parish in Ottawa, Galilee Centre in Arnprior, Scannell House in Ottawa. He retired to Springhurst Residence in 2003. At Father Lawrence Conlon's request there will be visitation at Canadian Martyrs Church on Tuesday, April 6th from 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A Vigil Service will be held at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at Canadian Martyrs Church, 100 Main St., Ottawa. Interment St. Catherine's Parish Cemetery, Metcalfe, Ontario.
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Published in The Ottawa Citizen from Apr. 4 to Apr. 6, 2010
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