Diocese of Rockville Centre


It is our sad duty to inform you of the death of Reverend Msgr. Edmond J. Trench on Saturday, March 17, 2012.


Tuesday, March 20, 2012                                          2:00-4:00 pm
Wednesday, March 21, 2012                                    2:00-4:00 pm
Brockett Funeral Home
203 Hampton Road
Southampton, NY 11968

Mass of Transferral:

Thursday, March 22, 2012                                        7:30 pm
Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
168 Hill Street
Southampton, NY 11968

Funeral Mass:

Friday, March 23, 2012                                            11:00 am                             
Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary
168 Hill Street
Southampton, NY 11968

Cemetery: Sacred Heart Jesus and Mary Cemetery, Southampton, NY

Priests who plan to concelebrate are asked to bring their diocesan chasuble and alb.


John Trench (brother)
61 Falls Way Drive
Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Tel.            386.615.8737

Birth:  May 28, 1930, Rockville Centre, New York

Education:  Immaculate Conception Seminary, Huntington

Ordination:  June 1, 1957, St. James Pro-Cathedral, Brooklyn


6/29/57                St. Martin, Bethpage
6/18/60                Moderator, Easter Nassau Chapter Diocesan Council of Nurses
4/5/62                  Meadowbrook Hospital, Chaplain, St. Bernard, Levittown
12/1/62                St. Camillus, East Meadow
9/15/62                Assignment as Moderator Catholic Nurses terminated
6/22/68                Director Hospital Apostolate
11/14/69              Moderator Catholic Physicians’ Guild, St. Pius X Seminary, Uniondale
6/24/70                Assistant Secretary for Finance
6/23/71                Assistant Chancellor for Diocesan Finance-Director for Finance
6/22/72                Temporary Administrator of St. Joachim, Cedarhurst
9/23/72                St. Camillus, W. Hempstead, Board of Consultors
6/1/75                  St. Thomas the Apostle, W. Hempstead
5/6/77                  Chaplain Holy Name Society, NC Police Dept.
11/30/77              Pastor of Blessed Sacrament, Valley Stream
5/21/80                Honorary Prelate to His Holiness
1/12/81                Elected to Priests Senate Age Group III; to 8/31/83
6/13/84                Pastor of Infant Jesus, Port Jefferson
4/19/85                Chaplain Suffolk County Police Dept.
6/16/88                Pastor of Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary, Southampton
9/01/97                3 year term PPAB
6/26/00                Retirement at Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary, Southampton
9/1/00                   Associate Vocations Director


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