Announcement of Death for Reverend Monsignor George T. Deas

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Most Reverend Robert J. Brennan, Bishop of Brooklyn, regrets to inform you of the death of Reverend Monsignor George T. Deas, a retired priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Monsignor Deas was born on December 16, 1925, was ordained to the priesthood on June 9, 1951, and died Wednesday, May 10, 2023.

Monsignor Deas served the Diocese of Brooklyn as Pastor of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament (Bayside) and parochial vicar of Saint Francis of Assisi (Brooklyn). He served as Episcopal Vicar and a member of the Diocesan Priests’ Senate, Diocesan Presbyteral Council, Assignment Board, Ministerial Development Committee and Priests Personnel Board. Monsignor Deas received the honor of Prelate of His Holiness in 1976.

The arrangements are as follows:

Thursday, May 18, 2023

WAKE: Immaculate Conception Center

2:00 PM-5:00 PM

7200 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston, New York 11362

Tel: (718) 229-8001

VIGIL MASS: Immaculate Conception Center

7:00 PM

7200 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston, New York 11362

Friday, May 19, 2023

FUNERAL: Immaculate Conception Center

11:00 AM

7200 Douglaston Parkway Douglaston, New York 11362

BURIAL: Saint John Cemetery

Middle Village, New York

Monsignor Deas was a member of the Priests’ Purgatorial Society.

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 Reverend William Rueger, PO Box 472, East Hampton, New York 11937.

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

Chancellor and Vicar for Canonical Affairs