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Rev Rosario Louis Ulric Montcalm

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Rev Rosario Louis Ulric Montcalm

Birth
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
4 Feb 2002 (aged 89)
Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial
South Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID
64350557 View Source

SOUTH HADLEY - Reverend Monsignor Rosario L.U. Montcalm, 89, of 47 Pinegrove Drive in South Hadley, died on Monday at the Holyoke Hospital... He was born in Worcester, MA on February 16, 1912, the son of the late Ulric and Blanche Dolora (Monty) Montcalm. He attended the Our Lady of Perpetual Grammar School in Holyoke. He entered the Seminary of St. Hyacinth in Quebec from 1925 to 1932. He then attended St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore, Maryland from 1932 to 1936. On June 6, 1936, he was Ordained by the Most Reverend Thomas M. O'Leary at St. Michael's Cathedral in Springfield. He was stationed at St. Joseph's Church in Worcester from 1936 to 1942. He served at the Precious Blood Church in Holyoke from 1942 to 1943. He was then Commissioned as a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force on August 6, 1943, and was called to active duty on August 18, 1943. He served in the 317th Troop Carrier Wing in Tachikawa, Japan in 1946. He served in the Celle RAF Station (The Berlin Airlift) in Germany in 1948. In 1949 he served with the 1110th Air Base Wing in Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. He served in the HQ Continental Air Command at Mitchel AFB in New York in 1951. He served in France with the HQ 465th Troop Carrier Wing in 1954. He was stationed at the Westover AFB in the HQ 8th Air Force in 1957. He was stationed in High Wycombe, England with the HQ 7th Air Division. He also was the Command Chaplain/Catholic Cadet Chaplain at the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1963. He was Created Domestic Prelate by the Pope in 1963. Retired from the Air Force at the rank of Colonel on June 1, 1965. After his retirement from the Air Force, he served as Pastor of St. John's Church in Millers Falls, MA from 1965 to 1967. He then transferred to the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Holyoke from 1967 to 1984. He served as the Diocesan Consultor, the Diocesan Scouting Chaplain, and the Diocesan Director of Hospitals, all for the Diocese of Springfield. He retired from the Active Pastorate in 1984. After his retirement, he assisted at the following parishes: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Holyoke; Blessed Sacrament Church in Greenfield; and at the Westover AFB/ARB. He belonged to the following associations: the Air Force Association, the Catholic Hospital Association, the Rotary International and was the recipient of the Dwight Award. He leaves one brother, Ulric R. "Sonny" Montcalm of Aldenville. He was predeceased by three sisters, Leonie M. Sullivan, who died in 1999, Claire B. Montcalm, who died in 1997, and Aline L. Montcalm, who died in 1988. He leaves many nieces and nephews... A Con-celebrated Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Church at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish at Maple and Sergeant St, Holyoke, with the Most Reverend Thomas L. Dupre, Bishop of the Diocese of Springfield presiding. Burial will follow in the Notre Dame Cemetery in South Hadley. He will lie in state with visitation in the Sacred Heart Church on Friday from 2-7 p.m., there will be a prayer service in the church after 7 p.m. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Arthur J. Brunelle Funeral Home at 811 Chicopee St., in Willimansett... Memorial donations may be made to College of Our Lady of the Elms, 291 Springfield St. Chicopee MA 01013; or to the Foundation of the Diocese of Springfield, 65 Elliot St. Springfield MA 01101.

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SOUTH HADLEY - Reverend Monsignor Rosario L.U. Montcalm, 89, of 47 Pinegrove Drive in South Hadley, died on Monday at the Holyoke Hospital... He was born in Worcester, MA on February 16, 1912, the son of the late Ulric and Blanche Dolora (Monty) Montcalm. He attended the Our Lady of Perpetual Grammar School in Holyoke. He entered the Seminary of St. Hyacinth in Quebec from 1925 to 1932. He then attended St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore, Maryland from 1932 to 1936. On June 6, 1936, he was Ordained by the Most Reverend Thomas M. O'Leary at St. Michael's Cathedral in Springfield. He was stationed at St. Joseph's Church in Worcester from 1936 to 1942. He served at the Precious Blood Church in Holyoke from 1942 to 1943. He was then Commissioned as a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force on August 6, 1943, and was called to active duty on August 18, 1943. He served in the 317th Troop Carrier Wing in Tachikawa, Japan in 1946. He served in the Celle RAF Station (The Berlin Airlift) in Germany in 1948. In 1949 he served with the 1110th Air Base Wing in Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. He served in the HQ Continental Air Command at Mitchel AFB in New York in 1951. He served in France with the HQ 465th Troop Carrier Wing in 1954. He was stationed at the Westover AFB in the HQ 8th Air Force in 1957. He was stationed in High Wycombe, England with the HQ 7th Air Division. He also was the Command Chaplain/Catholic Cadet Chaplain at the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1963. He was Created Domestic Prelate by the Pope in 1963. Retired from the Air Force at the rank of Colonel on June 1, 1965. After his retirement from the Air Force, he served as Pastor of St. John's Church in Millers Falls, MA from 1965 to 1967. He then transferred to the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Holyoke from 1967 to 1984. He served as the Diocesan Consultor, the Diocesan Scouting Chaplain, and the Diocesan Director of Hospitals, all for the Diocese of Springfield. He retired from the Active Pastorate in 1984. After his retirement, he assisted at the following parishes: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Holyoke; Blessed Sacrament Church in Greenfield; and at the Westover AFB/ARB. He belonged to the following associations: the Air Force Association, the Catholic Hospital Association, the Rotary International and was the recipient of the Dwight Award. He leaves one brother, Ulric R. "Sonny" Montcalm of Aldenville. He was predeceased by three sisters, Leonie M. Sullivan, who died in 1999, Claire B. Montcalm, who died in 1997, and Aline L. Montcalm, who died in 1988. He leaves many nieces and nephews... A Con-celebrated Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Church at the Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish at Maple and Sergeant St, Holyoke, with the Most Reverend Thomas L. Dupre, Bishop of the Diocese of Springfield presiding. Burial will follow in the Notre Dame Cemetery in South Hadley. He will lie in state with visitation in the Sacred Heart Church on Friday from 2-7 p.m., there will be a prayer service in the church after 7 p.m. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Arthur J. Brunelle Funeral Home at 811 Chicopee St., in Willimansett... Memorial donations may be made to College of Our Lady of the Elms, 291 Springfield St. Chicopee MA 01013; or to the Foundation of the Diocese of Springfield, 65 Elliot St. Springfield MA 01101.

Submitted by: someone else (#47295107)


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