The Passing of Rev. William R. Dulaney

Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, regrets to inform you of the death of Reverend William R. Dulaney, a priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn, who was ministering as Parochial Vicar of Saint Gregory the Great (Bellerose), as well as Part-time Chaplain of Saint Edmund Preparatory High School (Brooklyn). Father Dulaney was born on February 15, 1948 in Queens, was ordained to the Priesthood on May 26, 1973, and died Friday, February 10, 2017 at Northshore University Hospital, Manhasset.

Father Dulaney served the Diocese of Brooklyn as Pastor of Mary Queen of Heaven (Brooklyn) as well as Parochial Vicar of Saint Thomas the Apostle (Flatlands), Saint Sebastian (Woodside), Saint Margaret (Middle Village), Saint Anselm (Brooklyn), and Saint Mel (Flushing). In addition, Father Dulaney also served as Vice-Rector, Spiritual Director and teacher at Cathedral Preparatory School and Seminary.

The arrangements are as follows:

Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home
125 Hillside Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY 11040 Tel: (516) 354-0634
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
2:00 PM – 5:00 Pm

St. Gregory the Great R.C. Church
242-20 88th Avenue, Bellerose, NY 11426 Tel: (718) 347-3707
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
7:30 PM

St. Gregory the Great R.C. Church
242-20 88th Avenue, Bellerose, NY 11426 Tel: (718) 347-3707
Thursday, February 16, 2017
10:30 AM

St. Charles Cemetery
Farmingdale, NY

Father Dulaney was a member of the Priests’ Purgatorial Society. All priests are invited to concelebrate the Liturgy. Please bring your diocesan vestments.

Condolences may be sent to: The Family of Rev. William R. Dulaney, Saint Gregory the Great, 242-20 88th Avenue, Bellerose, NY 11426.

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