He was born in Ireland on Aug. 2, 1931, and was ordained to the priesthood on June 10, 1956. He spent his priestly ministry in various parishes of the Archdiocese of San Antonio. His final assignments were at St. Peter and Paul in New Braunfels and St. Monica’s in Converse.
He is survived by his sister Maude, his brother Anthony, nieces and nephews, Gerard, Patrick, Sean, Maura Billy, Sarah and Brenda, his lifelong friend Sister Sylvia Schmidt and a wide circle of friends. He loved to travel and explore the world. He was an avid reader, enjoyed movies, golf and was a loyal supporter of Notre Dame.
The liturgy of Christian Burial took place at St. Monica’s Converse on June 14 with Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, presiding. In accordance with his wishes, he will be cremated.