Passing of Reverend Emeric Szlezak, O.F.M.

Mar 19, 2019

Reverend Emeric Szlezak, O.F.M., 101, a retired priest of the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor, Holy Name Province, passed on Saturday, March 16, 2019.  He was a resident of Saint Anthony Friary, Saint Petersburg at the time of his death.  He is survived by his brother, Emery Szlezak and by his Franciscan confreres.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Saint Mary Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church with Wake service beginning at 9:00am, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00am.  Burial is immediately following at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Father Szlezak was Chaplain for our Legion of Mary as well as an active member of the Knights of Columbus.

Please keep Father Szlezak’s  brother, Emery and the entire Franciscan community in your kind thoughts and prayers.