Colin O’Rourke, Theodore Lehr Die in New Jersey

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RINGWOOD, N.J. — Colin O’Rourke, OFM, and Theordore Lehr, OFM, both died May  6 at Holy Name Friary here.

Colin, 85, a professed Franciscan friar for 51 years and a priest for 47 years, died Tuesday morning.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held May 8 at 10 a.m. at Cortona Chapel in Holy Name Friary at 2 Morris Road, Ringwood.  Provincial Minister John O’Connor, OFM, will preside.  Burial will be at God’s Acre Cemetery, Ringwood.

Theodore, 77, died Tuesday afternoon. A Wake is planned for May 9 from 7 to 9  p.m. at St. Leo Church in Elmwood Park, N.J.  The Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. on May 10; Provincial Vicar Dominic Monti, OFM, will preside and Kevin Mullen, OFM, will serve as homilst.  Burial will follow at  Mount Calvary Cemetery in Butler, N.J.

Biographical information about Colin and Theodore will be provided in the next issue of HNP Today.