DIOCESAN NECROLOGY

PRIESTS WHO TIRELESSLY WORKED IN AND FOR OUR DIOCESE

S/N

NAME

DIED

AGE

01.

Msgr. Carlo Zappa, SMA

30/01/1917

56

02

Rev. Fr. Philip Cassidy, SMA

28/05/1926

38

03

Rev. Fr.  William Bond, SMA

21/07/1926

30

04.

Rev. Fr. Luigi Cavagena, SMA

03/12/1927

47

05

Bishop Thomas Broderick, SMA

13/10/1993

51

06.

Rev. Fr. Georges Krauth

29/08/1938

52

07

Rev. Fr. Nicholas Clery, SMA

24/09/1939

54

08

Rev. Fr. Patrick Bermingham, SMA

18/07/1940

44

09

Rev. Fr. Joseph Barron, SMA

08/07/1972

67

10

Rev. Fr. Thomas  Sexton Cahil, SMA

07/09/1942

35

11

Rev. Fr. John Healy, SMA

03/01/1949

62

12.

Rev. Fr. Philip Mahon, SMA

11/06/1952

45

13

Rev. Fr. Thomas Bartley, SM

23/01/1956

58

14. Rev. Fr. Charles Canavan, SMA

02/03/1959

61

15.

Rev. Fr. Michael Scully. SMA

13/05/1959

59

16

17.

Rev. Fr. William Keenan, SMARev. Fr. William Lumley, SMA

16/07/1959

16/07/1959

62

64

18.

Rev. Fr. Michael Farrington, SMA

05/12/1962

63

19.

Rev. Fr. George Ollier, SMA

12/09/1963

80

20.

Rev. Fr. George McCormack, SMA

19/06/1965

64

21.

Rev. Fr. John Sheehan, SMA

06/07/1965

58

22.

Archbishop Leo Taylor, SMA

27/10/1965

76

23.

Rev. Fr. Michael Foley, SMA

31/05/1967

54

24.

Rev. Fr. Martin Bane, SMA

31/12/1968

68

25.

Rev. Fr. John Lupton, SMA

23/04/1969

81

26.

27.

Rev. Fr. Michael Walker, SMARev. Fr. Vincent Obudu

1970

29

28.

Rev. Fr. Thomas Murray, SMA

22/02/1971

65

29.

Rev. Fr. Augustine O’Shea, SMA

11/05/1971

69

30.

Rev. Fr. Brian Cunningham, SMA

17/05/1971

54

31.

Rev. Fr. John Lynott, SMA

12-09/1971

73

32.

Rev. Fr. Thomas  Hasset, SMA

04/02/1972

35

33.

Rev. Fr. William Fagan, SMA

27/03/1972

76

34.

Rev. Fr. Michael Drew, SMA

15/06/1973

52

35.

Rev. Fr. Peter Onogwe (Warri Diocese)

36.

Rev. Fr. Patrick Shine, SMA

22/08/1975

75

37.

Rev. Fr. John Heaney, SMA

31/01/1977

80

38.

Rev. Fr. Daniel O’ Connell, SMA

04/01/1978

82

39.

Rev. Fr. William Breslin, SMA

03/05/1978

54

40.

Msgr. Alphonsus Obinne (Warri)

12/05/1980

41.

Rev. Fr. John Mahon, SMA

12/07/1980

77

42.

Rev. Fr. Richard Beausang, SMA

02/101983

61

43

Rev. Fr. Henry Jones, SMA

10/06/1984

61

44.

Rev.. Fr. John Cadogan, SMA

27/06/1985

88

45.

Rev. Fr. Peter Ovadje (Warri Diocese)

25/03/1986

46.

Msgr. Joseph Erameh (Warri Diocese)

31/07/1986

47.

Msgr. Stephen Umurie (Warri Diocese)

06/03/1987

48.

Rev. Fr. Paul Gariaga (Warri Diocese)

13/04/1988

49.

Rev. Fr. Jeremiah Cadogan, SMA

23/11/1988

74

50.

Rev. Fr. Joseph Stephens, SMA

06/04/1989

74

51.

52.

Rev. Fr. Daniel Looney, SMARev. Fr. Francis Convey

06/04/1989

01/01/1990

58

53.

Rev. Fr. James Christopher Bryne (SMA)

18/07/1989

74

54.

Rev. Fr. Joseph Conboy, SMA

03/04/1990

75

57.

Rev. Fr. Joseph Styles, SMA

22/07/1992

78

58.

Rev. Fr. James Giffin, SMA

25/12/1992

93

59.

Rev. Fr. Maurice McGuire, SMA

2/03/1993

76

60.

Rev. Fr. Thomas Kennedy, SMA

10/04/1993

65

61.

Rev. Fr. Edward Coleman, SMA

24/09/1993

88

62.

Rev. Fr. John Hackett, SMA

26/12/1993

69

63.

Rev. Fr. Matthew Walsh, SMA

30/10/1995

85

64.

Bishop Lucas Nwaezeapu (First Bishop of Warri Diocese)

20/04/1996

20/04/1996

70

65.

Rev. Fr. Elisha O’shea, SMA

19/11/1996

69

66.

Rev. Fr. John Joseph Barrett, SMA

20/07/1998

88

67.

Rev. Fr. John Joseph Dune, SMA

21/08/1998

72

68.

Msgr. Joseph Efebe (Warri Diocese)

02/02/1999

69.

Rev. Fr. James Hickey,  SMA

14/03/2002

78

70.

Rev. Fr. John Browne, SMA

14/03/2002

86

71.

Rev. Fr. William Power, SMA

13/03/2003

72.

Rev. Fr. James Flanagan, SMA

04/02/2004

73.

Rev. Fr. Eugene Casey, SMA

29/04/2004

74.

Rev. Fr. Paul Ighagwolor

13/06/2006

67

75.

Very Rev. Msgr. Paul Okudaje

23/02/2007

76

76.

Rev. Fr. Samuel Ugo

77.

Rev. Fr. John Mark Ikpiki

01/09/2008

43

78.

Very Rev. Msgr. Anthony Tokpen

28/11/0208

79.

Very Rev. Fr. Wilfred Edafeadjeke

65

80.

Very Rev. Fr. Boniface Uzuazebe

01/04/2010

63

81.

Very Rev. Fr. Dr. Daniel Riamela

DECEASED SISTERS

WHO WORKED IN AND FOR WARRI DIOCESE

DIED

AGE
01. Rev. Sr. Joseph Marie Strab
02. Rev. Sr. Isidore Frey, OLA

08/06/1948

73

03. Rev. Sr. Loretta Galvin, OLA

14/06/1950

35

04. Rev. Sr. Bridget Duffy, OLA

02/12/1959

58

09. Rev. Sr. Bredas Hayes, OLA

01/03/1973

73

10. Rev. Sr. Camillus Barry, OLA

23/10/1973

72

11. Rev. Sr. Demetrius Veldboer, OLA

24/03/1978

88

12. Rev. Sr. Theresa Hourigan, OLA

14/06/1980

46

13. Rev. Sr. Winifred Casrr, OLA

11/01/1982

79

14. Rev. Sr. Godwin Anyaghatu, IHM

1983

15. Rev. Sr. Columcile Doherty , OLA

18/02/1985

77

16. Rev. Sr. Mary Theresa Butterfield, OLA

16/10/1987

68

17. Rev. Sr. Raymond Devlin, OLA

08/01/1989

92

18. Rev. Sr. Thomas More O’Brien, OLA

24/04/1989

87

19. Rev. Sr. Canisius Janssen, OLA

20/11/1989

84

20. Rev. Sr. Marie Joseph Klein, OLA

13/02/1991

90

21.22. Rev. Sr. Aidan O’Sullivan, OLARev. Sr. Canice Roche, OLA

03/11/1991

27/07/1992

83

23. Rev. Sr. Laurenza Harnett, OLA

17/10/1994

72

24. Rev. Sr. Lelia Dineen, OLA

18/12/1994

87