Father Seamus O'Kielty

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Maddox Funeral Home
105 West Main Street
Front Royal, VA

Father Seamus O'Kielty took his last breath February 18, 2019 after many prayers, Rosaries and Masses by the Christendom community and others in the vicinity.

Father served Christendom College as Chaplain for 20 years. He was a White Father missionary to Africa, teacher, Navy Chaplain and beloved member of Christendom community.

Born in County Mayo, Ireland, he was eight of nine children. Ordained a priest in 1954.

Father is survived by one sister, Sr. Ellen Gielty of Notre Dame Sisters; and several nieces, grandnieces, nephews and grandnephews living in Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland and the USA.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday, February 22 at 2 p.m. at The Chapel of Christ the King at Christendom College.

Visitation will be held 6-9 p.m. Thursday at The Chapel of Christ the King at Christendom College. Following the visitation there will be an all-night vigil.

Memorial donations may be made in Fr. O'Kielty's memory to Christendom College, 134 Christendom Dr., Front Royal, VA 22630.

Arrangements are being handled by Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal, VA.

Condolences may be sent to www.maddoxfuneralhome.com

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on Feb. 21, 2019
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