Rev. Br. Patrick Clement Leavy CFC
Leavy CFC, Rev. Br. Patrick Clement Rev. Brother Patrick Clement Leavy C.F.C. passed away on September 26, 2013. Brother Leavy was born on March 10, 1941 in New York City, the son of Matthew and Elizabeth Courtney Leavy. He received a BA in Classical Language from Iona College, his MA in guidance from Seton Hall University and his HD in Religious Education from Marcelino Champagnat. Brother Leavy entered the Congregation of Christian Brothers on July 2, 1958 and pronounced his final vows on June 27, 1966. His ministry took him to many positions including Bishop Kearney High School, Rochester, NY, St. Joseph's Academy, Antigua, All Hallows High School, Bronx, NY, Essex High School, Newark, NJ, Rice High School, New York, NY, Bergen Catholic High School, Oradell, NJ, Power Memorial Academy, New York, NY, Col Mundo Mejor-Herm High School, Peru, Bishop Hendricken High School, Warwick, RI, Blessed Sacrament High School, New Rochelle, NY, Col Nuestra Sen Pilar-Herm High School, Peru, Special Assignment, Liberia West Africa, St. Joseph's Residency, New Rochelle, NY, Director of Mission Education, New Rochelle, NY, Iona College Community and Iona Prep Community and School, New Rochelle, NY, Tertianship, Rome, Italy, Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons Community, Schenectady, NY, Los Hermanos Community, Bonita Springs, FL, St. Raymond's Parish, Bronx, NY, Christian Brothers Santa Maria Community, West Park, NY, Coleman Catholic High School, Kingston, NY, Director of Diaconate Program, St. Thomas, VI, St. Eugene de Mazano, Brownsville, TX, St. Matthew's, Phoenix, AZ, and St. Mary's, Dominica, WI. Brother Leavy is survived by his brother Edward Leavy, and was predeceased by his parents Matthew and Elizabeth and two brothers Fr. Matthew J. Leavy and John J. Leavy. A wake will be held at the chapel at Iona Prep, 255 Wilmot Road, New Rochelle, NY 10804 on Sunday September 28 from 1 PM to 5 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Family Church, Mayflower Ave., New Rochelle, NY on Monday at 9 AM. Interment will be at the Christian Brothers Cemetery in West Park, NY. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to St. Joseph Care Center, 30 Montgomery Circle, New Rochelle, NY 10804.
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