Announcement of Death – Reverend Kenneth J. Calder

Most Reverend Robert J. Brennan, Bishop of Brooklyn, regrets to inform you of the death of Reverend Kenneth J. Calder, a retired priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Father Calder was born on August 13, 1931, was ordained to the Priesthood on May 28, 1960, and died Thursday, July 20, 2023.

Father Calder served the Diocese of Brooklyn as Pastor of the Parish of American Martyrs (Bayside). He also served as Parochial Vicar of the Parishes of Our Lady of Angels (Brooklyn), Saints Joachim and Anne (Queens Village), Mary Queen of Heaven (Brooklyn), and Saint Patrick (Brooklyn).

The arrangements are as follows:


Our Lady of Angels R.C. Church, Tuesday, July 25, 2023

2:00 PM – 8:00 PM

7320 4th Avenue

Brooklyn, New York 11209

Tel: (718) 836–7200


Wednesday, July 26, 2023, 11:00 AM

Our Lady of Angels R.C. Church

7320 4th Avenue

Brooklyn, New York 11209


Holy Rood Cemetery

Westbury, New York

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.

If you wish to send condolences, please mail to his niece, Mrs. Eileen Ickstadt, 1174 Fortune Court, Wantagh, New York 11793.

Reverend Monsignor Steven J. Aguggia, J.C.L.