Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn, regrets to inform you of the death of Reverend John A. Gurrieri, a retired priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Father Gurrieri was born on January 26, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, was ordained to the Priesthood on May 27, 1967, and died Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Father Gurrieri served the Diocese of Brooklyn as Pastor of the Parish of Saint John Cantius, and as Parochial Vicar of the Parishes of Saint Gertrude (Edgemere), Saint Joan of Arc (Jackson Heights), Saint Andrew Avellino (Flushing) and Saint Rita (Long Island City). He also served as Diocesan Consultant for Liturgy and the Bishop’s Committee on Liturgy in Washington, D.C.

The arrangements are as follows:

Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Homes
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM,  7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
125 Hillside Avenue
New Hyde Park, New York 11040
Tel: (516) 354-0634

Immaculate Conception Center
Thursday, September 14, 2017
10:30 AM
7200 Douglaston Parkway
Douglaston, New York 11362
Tel: (718) 229-8001

Saint John Cemetery Middle Village
80-01 Metropolitan Ave
Middle Village, NY 11379

Father Gurrieri was a member of the Priests’ Purgatorial Society.

All priests are invited to concelebrate the Liturgy. Please bring your diocesan vestments. 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