Saturday, July 11, 2009

Death of Fr. Alphonse Rickert, May 29, 1940

RICKERT—On Wednesday, May
29, 1940, at St. Bernard's Rectory,
651 Hicks St., REV. ALPHONSE M.
RICKERT, chaplain of the Catholic
Seamen's Institute of Brooklyn;
beloved brother of Joseph J., Frank
J. Rickert, Mrs. Lawrence J. Maier,
Sister Therese Marie of Maryknoll
and Sister Margaret Elizabeth, S.S.J.
Remains will lie in state at St. Bernard's
Church until 9:30 am Saturday. Divine
office and solemn mass of requiem 10:30
am at St. James Pro-cathedral.
Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.

From the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, via Fulton History.

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