Announcement of Death – Reverend Emilio J. Salerno

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Most Reverend Robert J. Brennan, Bishop of Brooklyn, regrets to inform you of the death of Reverend Emilio J. Salerno, a retired priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Father Salerno was born on December 27, 1933 in New York, was ordained to the Priesthood on May 30, 1959 and died Thursday, May 11, 2023.

Father Salerno served the Diocese of Brooklyn as Pastor of the Parishes of Saint Francis of Assisi (Astoria), and Saint Frances Cabrini (Brooklyn). He also served as Administrator of the Parish of Saint John the Evangelist (Brooklyn), and Parochial Vicar of the Parishes of Mary Queen of Heaven (Brooklyn), Saint Francis of Paola (Brooklyn), and Saint Blaise (Brooklyn).

The arrangements are as follows:

WAKE: Immaculate Conception Center

Sunday, May 21, 2023

3:00 PM – 6:30 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

FUNERAL MASS: Immaculate Conception Center

Monday, May 22, 2023

11:00 AM

7200 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston, New York 11362

BURIAL: Mount Saint Mary Cemetery

Flushing, New York

Father Salerno 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 his sister, Mrs. Norma Guidice, 6 Saint James Place, Hempstead, New York 11550.

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