In memory of
Reverend George Patrick Monaghan
MONAGHAN, Reverend George Patrick Father George Patrick Monaghan, pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Rockwall and a priest of the Diocese of Dallas for 40 years, died on May 18, 2020 two days after his 67th birthday. Father George was born May 16, 1953, in Battle Creek, Michigan, to George William Monaghan and Elizabeth Francis (Blatchford) Monaghan. He was the oldest of six children. Father Monaghan was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth "Betty" Monaghan; sister, Joan Lomax; and four brothers, Robert Monaghan, Patrick Monaghan, Timothy Monaghan and John Monaghan; and five nieces and five nephews, and six great-nieces and two great-nephews. All are welcome to pay their respects from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Sparkman Richardson Funeral Home, 1029 S. Greenville Avenue, Richardson, TX, 75081. Visitation will continue on Sunday, May 24 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, 1305 Damascus Road, Rockwall, TX, 75087, with a Vigil to follow at 7 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated on Monday, May 25 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with The Most Rev. Edward J. Burns and The Most Reverend Gregory Kelly and brother priests Concelebrants. Rev. Msgr Leon Duesman, Homilist. The graveside service will be at 1 p.m. at Restland Cemetery, 13005 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX, 75243. The funeral will be live streamed on the diocese YouTube channel ( https://www.youtube.com/dallascath ), Facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/dallascath ) and Twitter ( https://twitter.com/dallascath ). Video of the live stream will also be available after the Mass has ended. Memorial donations in Fr George's name can be made to the building fund at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church https://membership.faithdirect.net/enroll/TX400 Please visit www.sparkmanrichardson.com to view the full obituary and sign the online guestbook.
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