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Fr John McVerry

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Fr John McVerry

Father John McVerry was born in Ireland November 9, 1844. He immigrated to the United States in 1866. He was ordained on June 30, 1870. He became the Pastor of the Saint Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church upon the death of Rev. J.A. Weed in March of 1871. Some of the priests who assisted Father McVerry during his pastorate were: Rev. J. A. G. Riley, Rev. Peter Fitzsimmons, Rev. H. J. McKeefry, and Rev. G. T. O'Ferrall. Father John McVerry directed the construction of the current Saint Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in 1895. Father McVerry passed away March 27, 1930. May he rest in peace.


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Father John McVerry
Born. November 9, 1844
Ordained. June 30, 1870
Died. March 27, 1930


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  • Added: 26 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73962178
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fr John McVerry (9 Nov 1844–27 Mar 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73962178, citing Saint Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, Staunton, Staunton City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Craft (contributor 46839565) .