Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, regrets to inform you of the death of Reverend John A. McShane, a retired senior priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn, who was in residence at the Bishop Mugavero Residence. Father McShane was born on June 24, 1931, in New York City, was ordained to the Priesthood on June 1, 1957, and died Tuesday, September 27, 2016.
Father McShane served the Diocese of Brooklyn as Pastor of Holy Family (Flatlands) and Saint Patrick (Long Island City), as well as Parochial Vicar of Saint Joan of Arc (Jackson Heights), Saint Gregory (Bellerose), Saint Brigid (Brooklyn) and Saint Elizabeth (Ozone Park).
Father McShane also served as Chaplain of the United States Army Reserve.
The arrangements are as follows:
WAKE: Martin A. Gleason Funeral Home, LLC
36-46 Bell Boulevard
Bayside, New York 11361
Tel: (718) 428-2210
Thursday, September 29, 2016
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday, September 30, 2016
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
FUNERAL: Immaculate Conception Center
7200 Douglaston Parkway
Douglaston, New York 11362
Tel: (718) 229-8001
Saturday, October 1, 2016
BURIAL: Calvary Cemetery
Woodside, New York
Father McShane was a member of the Priests’ Purgatorial Society. All priests are invited to concelebrate the Liturgy. Please bring your diocesan vestments.
If you wish to send condolences, please mail to the Family of Father McShane, c/o the Immaculate Conception Center, 7200 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston, New York 11362.
In lieu of flowers, Father McShane suggested donations be made to the Religious Education Program of Holy Family Parish, 9719 Flatlands Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11236.
Please pray for the repose of his soul and for the consolation of his family and friends. May he rest in the peace of Christ, the Risen Lord.
Reverend Monsignor Anthony Hernandez, J.C.L.
Chancellor and Vicar for Canonical Affairs