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Reverend Father Martin Anthony (Father Tony) O'Riordan

June 13, 1934 ~ February 19, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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On Monday, February 19, 2024 Reverend Father Martin Anthony O’Riordan “Father Tony” passed away peacefully at the J. P. Decoss Long Term Care Center, in St. Paul, Alberta at the age of 89 years.

Born in Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland in 1934, Father Tony was ordained a priest on June 28, 1991 to serve the Church in the Diocese of St. Paul; at the parishes of Ft. McMurray; Prosperity, Buffalo Lake, Boyle; Egremont; Thorhild; Clyde; Radway. Father Tony was also Confessor to the Missionaries of Charity in St. Paul for ten years.  After that he lived and ministered at Ephphatha House, west of Edmonton for five very fruitful years.

Father Tony leaves to mourn his two sisters: Brenda Byrne, Kay Kirivan and all his former parishioners & brother priests.

Father Tony was predeceased by his parents: Martin & Catherine O’Riordan; three brothers: Frank, Sean & Dermot O’Riordan; sister: Margaret Power.

Prayer Vigil, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul Cathedral with Most Reverend Bishop Gary Franken, Bishop of St. Paul officiating.

Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Paul Cathedral, St. Paul, Alberta with Most Reverend Bishop Gary Franken as main celebrant. For those wishing to view the livestreaming of the service, please click on the following link https://youtube.com/live/WKsMsrJniWw?feature=share.

Pallbearers: Father David Bernard, Father Martin Jubinville, Father Mario Jubinville, Father Ambrose Umeohanna, Father Andre Semusambe.  Final Resting Place, St. Paul Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Paul, Alberta.

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Prayer Service
Tuesday
February 27, 2024

7:30 PM
St. Paul Roman Catholic Cathedral
4613 50 Ave
St. Paul, AB T0A 3A3

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
February 28, 2024

1:00 PM
St. Paul Roman Catholic Cathedral
4613 50 Ave
St. Paul, AB T0A 3A3

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