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Rev James R. Bajorek
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1954
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 2012

James R. Bajorek
Rev. James R. Bajorek Former Pastor of St. John Chrysostom Church, Wallingford Rev. James R. Bajorek died on Tuesday April 3, 2012 after a 9 month battle with Cancer. He had resigned in September and was on Medical Leave at the time of his death. Fr. Bajorek was born in Homewood, IL to LaVerne (nee Czapiewski) and the late Robert Bajorek. He graduated from St. Joseph High School in IL prior to entering St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. He was ordained on May 17, 1980 by his Eminence John Cardinal Krol, in the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter & Paul. Fr. Served at Holy Martyrs Parish, Orland, Our Lady of Hope Parish, Philadelphia and St. James Catholic High School, Chester from 1982 to 1987. In 1987 he was appointed Director of Spiritual Formation, College Division, at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, where he served for 10 years. He then served as Pastor of St. Carthage, Our Mother of Sorrows and St. Ignatius of Loyola Parishes in Philadelphia before his appointment to St. John Chrysostom Parish in 2003. During his time at St. John's he led a successful campaign to refresh and refurbish the 40 year old Church. In addition to his BA, MA and MDiv from the Seminary he received a Master's Degree in Applied Spirituality from the University of San Francisco. Survivors: Father is survived by his mother LaVerne Bajorek of Berkeley Heights, NJ; brother Michael (BJ) Bajorek of Carey, NC and sister Patti (Greg) Kettle of Chatham Twp, NJ. Pre-deceased by his father Robert, brother Robert and sister Judy. Rev. Clergy, Religious, Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his Con-celebrated Funeral Mass with the Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. As Principal Celebrant on Wednesday at 2 PM in St. John Chrysostom Church 615 S. Providence Rd Wallingford Reception of the body will be at 4 PM on Tuesday followed by a viewing. A Parish Mass will be celebrated at 7 PM. Friends may call on Tuesday from 4 to 6:45 PM and Wednesday from Noon till 1:45PM. Interment will be in SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield Contributions in Father's memory to the Delaware County Literacy Council, 2217 Providence Ave., Chester, PA 19013 would be appreciated.

Published in The Daily Times on April 8, 2012
Family links: 
  Robert J Bajorek (1925 - 1999)
  Laverne L. Czapiewski Bajorek (1931 - 2014)
Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Richard Wright
Record added: Apr 08, 2012
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Rev James R. Bajorek
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- Patti Podboy
 Added: Apr. 3, 2014
Rest In Peace, Dearest Father James!
- Eman Bonnici
 Added: Sep. 24, 2012

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