Basilian Father Peter J. Etlinger, 94 - Catholic Courier

Basilian Father Peter J. Etlinger, 94

Basilian Father Peter J. Etlinger died Nov. 25, 2012, at the Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse in Pittsford. He was 94.

Father Etlinger professed vows in the Basilian Fathers on Aug. 15, 1939, and was ordained a priest on June 29, 1947.

He served as a teacher and guidance counselor at Aquinas Institute from 1952-96. He resided at Christ the King Church in Irondequoit from 2000-11, and then at the SSJ infirmary until his death.

He is survived by his sisters, Mary Hayden and Theresa Niblo; nieces and nephews; and his fellow Basilians.

Father Etlinger’s funeral was held Nov. 30, 2012, at St. Kateri at Christ the King Church. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Aquinas Institute, 1127 Dewey Ave., Rochester, NY 14613, or The Basilian Fathers Retirement Fund, care of 445 Kings Highway S., Rochester, NY 14617.


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