Monday, February 4, 2013
Florida Catholic staff - Florida Catholic
Brother Kenneth, 68, a member of the Marist Brothers of the Schools for 50 years, died Feb. 3 at Champagnat Hall in the Bronx. He had been ill since last year.
He entered the Marist Brothers Juniorate in Esopus, N.Y. in 1961 and professed first vows in 1964. After completing his religious and academic studies at Marist College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., he began his ministry at Columbus in the Archdiocese of Miami, where he worked from 1967 to 1971. He then went to teach at St. Mary’s High School in Manhasset, N.Y., and at Union Catholic High School and Marist High School in Bayonne, in the Archdiocese of Newark. He then worked in the Archdiocese of New York as director of the Marist Brothers’ Retreat House in Esopus and pastoral associate at St. Malachy’s Actors Chapel in New York City.
In 1993, he returned to Columbus and remained there until last year, when, due to his illness, he moved to the Marist Brothers’ Champagnat Hall community in the Bronx. Burial will take place Friday, Feb. 8, in the Marist Brothers’ Cemetery in Esopus. Sympathy messages may be sent care of Christopher Columbus High School, 3000 S.W. 87 Ave., Miami, FL 33165.