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Reverend Steven Foppiano

Obituary
  • "Merry Christmas Father Steven Foppiano. Your first..."
    - Conrado Bautista
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    - Felicia Lucero
  • "Father Steven, your words will forever be an impression in..."
    - Rita Juliano
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    - Conrado Bautista
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    - Sean & Janet Ballard

Rev. Steven Foppiano, who served from 2002 to 2013 as a priest in the Diocese of Sacramento, died Oct. 29 in Roseville. He was 57. Bishop Jaime Soto will preside at a funeral Mass on Monday, Nov. 4 at 10 a.m. in St. Clare Church, 1950 Junction Blvd. in Roseville. Visitation will precede the Mass at 9 a.m. Burial will follow the Mass at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Sacramento. A vigil will be celebrated on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. in St. Thomas More Church, 767 Elliott Road in Paradise. Visitation will precede the vigil at 6 p.m. Rev. Foppiano was ordained on May 27, 2002, after completing studies for the priesthood at St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park. He served as pastor of St. Clare Parish since July 2010. He also served as parochial vicar of St. Clare Parish from June 2002 to March 2003. He was pastor of St. Thomas More Parish in Paradise from March 2003 to June 2010. He served his pastoral internship year at St. Patrick Parish in Placerville from 1997 to 1998. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Melvina Foppiano, and sister, Kelli Foppiano. He is survived by his brother, Skip (Lynette) Foppiano, and his sister, Jane (Greg) Lewis; his nieces and nephew, Jaimie (Matt) Bergen, Jennifer Lewis, Janelle (Scott) Anderson; Nicole and Henry Foppiano, and grandniece, Jenna Marie Bergen. In lieu of flowers, Steven requested donations to St. Clare Church in Roseville or Hospice. Arrangements by George L. Klumpp Chapel of Flowers.
Published in Paradise Post from Nov. 2 to Dec. 1, 2013
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