In memory of
Fr. James McIntyre
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In memory of
Fr. James McIntyre
Fr. James McIntyre, O.F.M. Cap. AGE: 90 • Yonkers Fr. James McIntyre, O.F.M. Cap. The Capuchin Franciscan Friars of the Province of St. Mary mourn the death of their brother Fr. James McIntyre, O.F.M. Cap., who died on October 17, 2016 in Dobbs Ferry, NY at the age of 90. James Patrick McIntyre the son of John F. McIntyre and Bridget Jones-McIntyre was born on August 15, 1926 in Yonkers, NY. He attended Sacred Heart Grade School, Yonkers, NY [1931-1940], St. Mary Seminary, Garrison, NY [1940-44] and St. Lawrence College, Mt. Calvary, WI [1944-45]. James entered the Capuchin Order on March 2, 1945 at St. Felix Friary, Huntington, IN receiving the religious name Conall. Fr. James professed his perpetual vows on March 3, 1949 at Mary Immaculate Friary, Garrison, NY where he completed his philosophical studies [1946-50]. Fr. James began his theological studies at St. Anthony Friary, Marathon, WI [1950-52] and following the split of the Province of St. Joseph, continued his studies at Mary Immaculate Friary, Garrison, NY [1952-54]. Fr. James was ordained to the priesthood on June 27, 1953 at the Monastery Church of the Sacred Heart, Yonkers, NY. Following ordination, he was appointed assistant novice master at St. Lawrence Friary, Milton, MA and later a parochial assistant at St. Michael Friary, Brooklyn, NY [1954-59]. Father also served as a missionary to the peoples of the Marianas Islands for twelve years [1959-71]. Returning to the States in 1971, Fr. James ministered as a hospital chaplain, residing at Sacred Heart Friary, Yonkers, NY [1971-78] and again residing at Lourdes Residence, Stamford, CT [1984-97]. Father ministered as pastor of St. Francis Solanus parish, Interlaken, NY and guardian of the friar community of St. Fidelis Friary, Interlaken [1978-1984]. He joined the senior friar community of St. Clare, Yonkers, NY in 1997 where he remained until 2015 when, because of failing health, assumed residency at Cabrini Westchester in Dobbs Ferry, NY. Father was survived by the daughters of his twin brother John McIntyre: Susan, Patty, Elizabeth & Barbara; the daughters of his brother Thomas McIntyre: Mary Ann & Nancy; the daughters of his sister Mary: Jane & Karen; his brother Joseph McIntyre and his children Joseph, Eileen, Coleen, Pat and Kathleen and by his cousin Alice O'Brien of Yonkers, NY. Viewing will be held at St. Clare Friary, Yonkers, NY on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Monastery Church of the Sacred Heart, 110 Shonnard Place, Yonkers, NY at 11:00 a.m. The interment will be held at the Province of St. Mary Cemetery, Yonkers, NY following the funeral liturgy. Whalen & Ball Funeral Home 168 Park Avenue Yonkers, NY 10703 (914)965-5488 www.whalenandballfh.com
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