Hugh Eller Dies

Maria Hayes Friar News

RINGWOOD, N.J. — Hugh Eller, OFM, 88, a Franciscan friar for 66 years and a priest for 61, died Oct. 21 at Holy Name Friary.

A wake is scheduled from 9 to 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 23 at Holy Name Friary. A wake service will follow at 4:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial, celebrated by Provincial Minister Kevin Mullen, OFM, is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 24 at St. Anthony Church, Butler, N.J. Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Butler.

Editor’s note: Biographical details of Hugh’s life will be provided in a future article.