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Br Casimir Roland
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1928
Carbondale
Lackawanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 2007
Castro Valley
Alameda County
California, USA

Conventual Franciscan religious

Brother Casimir Roland, OFM Conv. was born Joseph Vincent (Laurynas) Roland on March 20, 1928 in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. His parents, Benedict Laurynas and Anna Jogauga, were the descendents of Lithuanian immigrants. Throughout his life Brother Casimir was devoted to his Lithuanian heritage and made great efforts to conserve and develop his knowledge of Lithuania's heritage and culture. Brother Casimir is survived by two sisters, Leona Bozenko and Mary Costello of Clark's summit, Pennsylvania, and by one brother, Larry Laurynas of Carbondale, Pennsylvania. Before entering the Order of Friars Minor Conventual in 1991, Brother Casimir worked for many years, both in New York and then in San Francisco, as a chef, caterer and restaurant owner. As a Franciscan friar, Brother Casimir served his brothers as a cook, as the superior of the community in Arroyo Grande and, for the last ten years, as the Procurator/Treasurer of the California Province. After a lengthy period of treatment, Sister Death came for Brother Casimir on Sunday, November 11, 2007. 
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph of Cupertino Province Cemetery
Arroyo Grande
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA
 
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Nov 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22883776
Br Casimir Roland
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