Rev Louis R McCartney

Rev Louis R McCartney

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Jul 2001 (aged 75)
Childs, Cecil County, Maryland, USA
Burial Childs, Cecil County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 51283883 · View Source
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Rev Louis R McCartney OSFS, Age 75, a Roman Catholic priest, Oblate of St Francis de Sales, died at the deSales Centre in Childs MD on Tuesday, July 17, 2001.

Born August 31, 1925 in Philadelphia PA to the late Daniel J McCartney Sr and Catherine (Smith) McCartney, he was a 1939 graduate of the St Rose of Lima Parochial School in Langhorne PA and a 1943 graduate of Northeast Catholic High School, an Oblate school in Philadelphia PA. He received a BA from Catholic University in 1949, completed his theological studies at the deSales School of Theology in 1953, and received an MA from the Catholic University in 1959.

Father McCartney entered the Oblates in January 1943, professed his First Vows on May 7, 1944, Perpetual Vows on May 7, 1947, and was ordained a Roman Catholic priest on June 7, 1952 in St Anthony of Padua Church in Wilmington DE by Bishop Edmond J Fitzmaurice.

Over the years, Father served as a high school teacher, parish priest and chaplain in Wilmington DE, VA, NC and FL. In the Wilmington area, Father served as the associate pastor of St Anthony of Padua parish from 1953-1959 and from 1961-1965, as chaplain of St Gertrude Academy in Ridgely MD from 1970-1975, and as chaplain to the Monastery of the Sisters of the Visitation, in Wilmington,
from 1988-1992. Father lived in retirement at Annecy Hall at the deSales Centre in Childs MD since 1994.

Father McCartney is survived by his brother, Daniel J McCartney Jr of Blue Bell PA.

A viewing will be held from 9:30-10:45am on Thursday, July 19 in Our Lady of Light Chapel at the deSales Centre in Childs MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11am. Interment will follow the mass as 12 noon in the Oblate Cemetery in Childs MD.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Oblate Retirement Fund, 2200 Kentmere Pkwy, Wilmington DE 19806.


[published 07/19/2001 - The NewsJournal]

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