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Fr. Vincent Crotty dies at age 88

Fr. Vincent Crotty, who spent almost 15 years in the missions in Brazil before returning to the States to continue his ministry in several parishes, died December 16 at the St. John Neumann Residence at Stella Maris in Timonium, MD. He was 88.

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A viewing will be held Monday, December 19 from 10 a.m. to 11 am. in the main chapel at Stella Maris, 2300 Dulaney Valley Rd., Timonium, MD. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart of Jesus Cemetery in Baltimore.

Fr. Crotty was born November 29, 1923. He professed vows as a Redemptorist on August 2, 1944, and was ordained to the priesthood on June 19, 1949. He served in the Redemptorists’ Brazilian missions in Ponta Pora, Campo Grande, Ponta Grossa and Curitiba before returning to the U.S. in 1964. His other assignments included Ephrata, PA; Baltimore, MD; Lancaster, PA; and Bethpage, NY.

Please pray for Fr. Crotty, and for his family, friends, and Redemptorist confreres who mourn his loss.