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Fr. Virgil Caskey, oldest member of the Baltimore Province, dies at 93

Father John Virgil Caskey died May 22 at the St. John Neumann Residence at Stella Maris in Timonium, MD. He was 93, and the oldest member of the Baltimore Province.

Father Caskey was born August 2, 1917 in Lima, OH. He professed vows as a Redemptorist on August 2, 1939, and was ordained to the priesthood June 18, 1944.

A viewing will be held Thursday, May 26 at 10 a.m. in the main chapel at Stella Maris, 2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Timonium, MD. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m.

A viewing will be held Friday, May 27, from 3 to 8 p.m. at St. Gerard Church, 240 W. Robb Ave., Lima, OH. A wake service will begin at 7 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, May 28 at 10 a.m. at St. Gerard. Burial will immediately follow.

Please pray for Father Caskey, for his family and friends, and for his fellow Redemptorists who mourn his passing.