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Reverend Bonaventure Thekkeveetil, 76 Print E-mail

It is our sad duty to inform you of the death of Reverend Bonaventure Thekkeveetil on March 18, 2012.

Wake:

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

St. Matthew Church

35 N. Service Road

Dix Hills, NY 11746

631 499-8520

 

 

 

 

Mass of Transferral:

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

7:30 pm

 

St. Matthew Church

35 N. Service Road

Dix Hills, NY 11746

631 499-8520

 

Presider:

Msgr. John Dreasen

 

Homilist:

Rev. Lawrence Chadwick

 

 

 

 

Funeral Mass:

Thursday, March 22, 2012

10:00 am

 

St. Matthew Church

35 N. Service Road

Dix Hills, NY 11746

631 499-8520

 

Presider:

Bishop William F. Murphy

 

Homilist:

Rev. James McDonald

 

 

 

 

Cemetery:      

Holy Rood Cemetery

Westbury

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

Reverend Bonaventure Thekkeveetil

Birth:

August 20, 1935

 

Thatta, Kerala, India

 

 

Death:

March 18, 2012

 

 

Education:

Pontifical Athenaeum, Poona, India

 

 

Ordination:

September 21, 1963

 

Diocese of Order of Imitation of Christ, Poona, India

Incardinated in the Diocese of Rockville Centre

June 19, 1986

 

 

Assignments:

 

01/1979

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Patchogue (unofficial)

09/19/1980

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Patchogue (official assignment)

06/12/1985

Blessed Sacrament, Valley Stream

06/30/1990

St. Edward the Confessor, Syosset

09/25/1990

Maria Regina, Seaford, Associate Pastor

03/29/1995

Sick leave at St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School, West Islip

11/01/1995

Holy Name of Jesus, Woodbury, Associate Pastor

01/01/1997

St. Matthew, Dix Hills

12/01/2010

Retirement

                                                            May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in peace.  Amen.

 

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Diocese of Rockville Centre
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Rockville Centre, NY 11571-9023

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