|Birth: ||Jun. 11, 1927|
|Death: ||Apr. 27, 2007|
POLIMINE – The Rev. Alan Polimine, TOR, 79, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at St. Bernadine Monastery in Hollidaysburg, Pa. Father was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on June 11, 1927, the son of Fortunato and Rosalie (Borello) Polimine. He professed his vows of poverty, chastity and obedience on July 16, 1953. On July 15, 1956, he professed his solemn vows. He studied at The Catholic University of America, receiving his B.A. in philosophy in 1956, and where he took graduate studies in language. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 6, 1959, at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C. For a short time, he was chaplain at St. Gabriel Hospital in Little Falls, Minn. From 1960 to 1965 he was a teacher of religion and English at Cathedral High School in St. Cloud, Minn. He was named Novice Master at St. Bernadine Monastery in Hollidaysburg, Pa., from 1965 to 1968. At St. Thomas More House of Studies in Washington, D.C., Father Alan was the Director of Professed from 1968 to 1974. He was then named pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Altoona, Pa., from 1974 to 1982, and then was named pastor of the former St. Anthony Church in Johnstown. He then returned to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Altoona, where he served as parochial vicar. In October 1999, Father retired at St. Bernadine Monastery in Hollidaysburg, where he resided until his death. Father is predeceased by his parents; his sisters, Grace, Santa and Rose; and his brothers, Ben and Dominick. He is survived by his Franciscan Community; his sisters, Josephine Middlebrooks, Angelina Mancuso and Antoinette Taggio; his brother, Joseph; and numerous nieces and nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews. The viewing will take place from 3 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Altoona, where there will be a wake service at 8 p.m. His funeral Mass will be at noon Wednesday at the church with burial at the community cemetery at St. Bernadine Monastery in Hollidaysburg. Arrangements by the Santella Funeral Home, Altoona.
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Created by: Steven M. Wielenberg
Record added: Mar 26, 2013
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