OFFICE OF THE CHANCELLOR
310 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, New York 11215
Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, regrets to inform you of the death of Reverend
Edward Brophy, Pastor Emeritus of Saint Edmund (Brooklyn). Father Brophy was born on April 3,
1939, in Brooklyn, New York, was ordained to the Priesthood on May 22, 1993, and died Tuesday,
March 31, 2020, at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, in Queens N.Y.
Father Brophy served the Diocese of Brooklyn as Parochial Vicar of the parish of Saint Clare
(Rosedale), and Pastor of Saint Edmund (Brooklyn).
All arrangements and burial are private.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date.
If you wish to send condolences, please mail to his godson, Glen Katowski, 31 Rosewood Lane,
Wantagh, NY 11793.
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 Steven Aguggia, J.C.L.