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Death of Fr. Francis Morrisey

On May 25, 2020, Saint Paul University informed staff, students and alumni of the death of Fr. Francis Morrisey, OMI. He died on Saturday, May 23 at the age of 84 in Ottawa.
Fr. Morrisey, who served as Saint Paul University’s Dean of Canon Law from 1972 to 1981, offered important insights into the development of the department.

The full text of the USP release can be read here.

Born in Charlottetown, PEI, February 13, 1936, son of the late Col. E. J. Hodgson Morrisey and Lucy Coady, he is survived by one sister and two brothers, Joan St Germain (late Roy), Brian (Ann), and James (Marie), predeceased by one brother, Hodgson (Hodge) who is survived by his wife Diana as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

The rest of the CFO death notice can be read here.

For those who wish, a memorial donation can be made to the Francis Morrisey Scholarship for Canon Law Students.

To make a donation, kindly contact :

Yanick Vallières
Operations and External Relations Coordinator
Alumni and Development Office
223 Main, Ottawa, ON K1S 1C4
613-236-1393 x2539

To learn a bit more about Frank Morrisey, here is a 5 minute video created in 2019 when awarded a Lifetime achievement award by the Catholic Health Association.

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