We have been notified by the Diocese of Gaylord of the death of Father Lawrence Kelleher on March 1, 2015. He was 92 years old.
Father Kelleher was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Gaylord on June 11, 1993. After his retirement, Fr. Kelleher returned to the Detroit area and continued to assist with sacramental ministry at many parishes.
Visitation will take place at Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road, Troy on Wednesday, March 4 with a Rosary at 7 p.m. and Thursday, March 5 from 5-8 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7 p.m.
Father Kelleher will lie in repose on Friday, March 6 at Guardian Angels Parish Church, from 10 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m.
Father Kelleher was predeceased by his parents and wife Margaret. He is survived by his daughters Kathy Loughrey, Nancy (Richard) Nurse, Mary (Alan) Silverman, Rosemary (Richard) Spankie. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Condolences may be sent to Mary Silverman, 20126 Stamford, Livonia, MI 48152.
Please keep Father Kelleher and his family in your prayers.