We have received notification that our brother and fellow priest, Father Tod Laverty, OFM, entered eternal life on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at the age of 69.
Father Laverty was born in Kensington, Ontario on February 11, 1944. He was ordained at his home parish on Wolfe Island, Ontario on June 10, 1972.
Father Laverty served as pastor of St. Aloysius and St. Patrick Parishes in Detroit.
Father Laverty will be waked at St. Aloysius Parish Church, 1234 Washington Boulevard, Detroit on Sunday, September 29. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m.
Father Laverty will lie in repose on Monday, September 30 at St. Patrick Parish Church, 58 Parsons, Detroit from 9:00 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Southfield.
Condolences may be sent to the Franciscan Friars, 1615 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.