Father George Askar passed from this life on February 27, 2018. He was 84 years old.
A priest of the Diocese of Lafayette, Indiana, Father Askar was ordained on May 20, 1967. After his retirement in 2008, he was granted faculties in the Archdiocese of Detroit.
Visitation for Father Askar will be held at St. Mary Parish, 1505 Ballentine Street, Port Huron, Michigan 48060, on Sunday, March 4, from 2 – 8 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7:00 p.m.
Father Askar will lie in repose at St. Mary Parish, 1505 Ballentine Street, Port Huron, Michigan 48060, on Monday, March 5, at 10:00 a.m. until the celebration of his Funeral Mass at 11:00 A.M.
Father Askar’s Rite of Committal will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1209 Krafft Road, Port Huron, Michigan 48060, following Mass on Monday, March 5.
Father Askar is predeceased by his parents, George F. and Irene M. Askar; his brother, Darwin John Askar; and his nephew, Douglas Patton. He is survived by his sister, Linda Askar-Stoldt and many other family and friends.