We have received notification that our brother and fellow priest, Father Gerald (Jerry) Thaar, osc, entered eternal life on February 18, 2017 at the age of 79.
A native of Detroit, and a member of the Crosier order for almost 60 years, Father Thaar served in Papua, Indonesia; Royal Oak, Michigan; Riverview, Michigan; and Scottsdale, Arizona.
A Funeral Mass and burial were held on February 22 in Onamia, Minnesota, where he had been living. A Memorial Mass is scheduled for March 25 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Condolences may be sent to the Crosier Fathers and Brothers, 2617 East Campbell Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85016.
Kindly remember Father Thaar and his family in your prayers.