Dominican Foundation logo

Mt. Olivet Cemetery

Frederick Michael Jelly, O.P.

Frederick Michael Jelly, O.P. Birth: June 20, 1927 Profession: September 18, 1950 Ordination: June 8, 1956 Died: April 14, 2000 Frederick William Jelly was born in Bayonne, NJ to Frederick and Margaret (Orrico) Jelly. He attended St. Paul’s Grammar School, Jersey City, Seton Hall Preparatory School, South Orange, NJ, and Seton Hall University, graduating with

Read More

Patrick Francis Connolly, O.P.

Patrick Francis Connolly, O.P. Jubilarian Born: Jun. 17, 1922 Professed: Aug. 5, 1946 Ordained: Jun. 12, 1952 Died: Mar. 13, 2007 Father Pat Connolly was a native of the Bronx, NY, and received his early education from the Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt at St. Pius V grade school before moving on to public high schools

Read More

John Fabian Butler, O.P.

John Fabian Butler, O.P. Cooperator Brother, Jubilarian Born:  January 20, 1913 Professed:  April 29, 1941 Died:  February 9, 2003 A Cooperator brother, John Fabian Butler was born in Philadelphia, PA on January 20, 1913.  He attended elementary school, St. Anthony’s in Philadelphia from 1920-1927 and high school at St. Charles Seminary, Overbrook, PA, from 1933-1938.

Read More

Robert Dennis Riley, O.P.

Robert Dennis Riley, O.P. Born: Jul. 3, 1926 Professed: Aug. 16, 1954 Ordained: Jun. 16, 1960 Died: Dec. 28, 2006 Father Robert Dennis Riley, O.P., died in George Washington Hospital in Washington, DC, at the age of 80, as the result of a fall and severe head injury from which he never regained consciousness. A

Read More

Charles Valerian Lucier, O.P.

Charles Valerian Lucier, O.P. Jubilarian Birth: October 24, 1913 Profession: August 16, 1935 Ordination: June 5, 1941 Died: November 20, 1997 Charles Jeremiah Lucier was born in Mattoon, IL the youngest of five sons born to Emery and Catherine (Bauer) Lucier. After attending St. Joseph parochial school in that city, and its public high school,

Read More

Leon Mancinelli, O.P.

Leon Mancinelli, O.P. Cooperator Birth: April 9, 1931 Profession: December 25, 1958 Died: August 22, 2001 John Anthony Mancinelli was born in Gibbstown, Greenwich Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey, in the Diocese of Camden. He was the son of Pantaleone and Philomena (Cameli) Mancinelli.  He was educated in the public school system and graduated from

Read More

John Patrick McGovern, O.P.

John Patrick McGovern, O.P. Born: November 23, 1925 Professed: August 16, 1953 Ordained: June 5, 1959 Died: August 16, 2005 John Patrick McGovern was born in Providence, RI, on November 23, 1925.  His early education was completed there at St. Patrick’s elementary school and at LaSalle Academy.  During the Second World War, he served with

Read More

John Joseph Ryan, O.P.

John Joseph Ryan, O.P. Jubilarian Birth: February 24, 1916 Profession: August 16, 1936 Ordination: May 21, 1942 Died: July 19, 1998 John Francis Ryan was born in New York City the son of William and Nora (O’Halloran) Ryan. He attended St. Paul’s Grammar School and Cathedral Boys High School before attending Providence College, Providence, RI.

Read More

James Dominic Keating, O.P.

James Dominic Keating, O.P. Born:  March 8, 1925 Professed:  August 16, 1949 Ordained:   June 6, 1956 Died:  July 11, 2005 Father James Dominic Keating, O.P., was born in Saranac Lake, NY, on March 8, 1925.  Having graduated from Chaminade High School on Long Island, he joined the U.S. Navy in 1943 and served on

Read More

Thomas Dominic Rover, O.P.

Thomas Dominic Rover, O.P. Birth: April 4, 1920 Profession: May 29, 1945 Ordination: June 7, 1951 Died: April 7, 1998 Thomas Aloysius Rover was born to Leo and Anna May (Maisak) Rover in Washington, DC. His father was a prominent District Attorney and Judge in that city. He attended St. Aloysius Grammar School (1926-1927) and

Read More
Copyright © 2017-2021 Dominican Friars Foundation

The Dominican Foundation of Dominican Friars Province of St. Joseph, Inc. is a NY State tax-exempt corporation under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, with
Tax ID # 26-3273636.