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Rev Fr Theodore J. Brodeur

Rev Fr Theodore J. Brodeur

Birth
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death 9 Jan 2017 (aged 76)
Saint Ignace, Mackinac County, Michigan, USA
Burial Mackinac Island, Mackinac County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 175488708 · View Source
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Reverend Theodore J. Brodeur of St. Ignace, Michigan formerly of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Monday January 9, 2017 at Cedar Ridge Assisted Living. Father Ted was born January 31, 1940 in Detroit, Michigan the son of Frederick and Alice Brodeur.
Father Ted was ordained on June 4, 1966 at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette by Bishop Thomas Noa. His first assignment was in July 1966 at St. Ann Church in Menominee followed by St. Paul Church in Negaunee, St. Anne Church in Ironwood, Holy Rosary Parish and Mission of St. Theresa in Grand Marais and Germfask, St. Stanislaus Kostka and Mission of Our Lady of Snows in Goetzville and Hessel. Father Ted was appointed Pastor at Holy Name of Mary Church in July of 1981 and served there until July 2007. Served at St. Francis and Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha in Brimley and Bay Mills followed by Ste. Anne Church on Mackinac Island and St. Ignatius Loyola Church in St. Ignace. Father Ted served as Dean of the Sault Ste. Marie Deanery for 3 years and Vicar Forane of the Holy Name of Mary Vicariate for 5 years. He was granted Senior Priest Status in August 2015. He was also very instrumental in the reopening of St. Mary’s School in 1993 after having been closed for over 30 years.
Father Ted is survived by his brother Robert (Mike) Brodeur and wife Pat of Royal Oak, Michigan, sisters Berneice A. Thompson of Grand Rapids, Michigan and Barbara A. Chirco/Pietrangelo of Waterford, Michigan; he is also survived by his ‘adopted’ son Tuan Tran, his wife Chuong and 3 grandchildren Teddy, Megan and Alisha. He is predeceased by his parents, brothers Fred (Sonny) Brodeur and Dennis Brodeur of Mackinac Island Charles and Tony Brodeur of suburban Detroit.
Visitation will be held on Sunday January 15, 2017 at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church from 2:00pm until 7:00pm with prayers at 7:00pm. Visitation will also be held Monday January 16th from 10:00am until 12 noon. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 12 noon Monday January 16, 2017 with The Most Reverend James H. Garland, retired Bishop of Marquette as Celebrant and the Priest’s of the Diocese of Marquette as Concelebrants. Burial will be in Ste. Anne’s Cemetery on Mackinac Island in the spring. Donations to St. Mary’s School would be appreciated. Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.clarkbaileynewhouse.com.


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  • Created by: Stella L. Obeshaw
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175488708
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Fr Theodore J. Brodeur (31 Jan 1940–9 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175488708, citing Saint Anns Cemetery, Mackinac Island, Mackinac County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Stella L. Obeshaw (contributor 46939614) .