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Fr. Felix

Fr. Felix Dalimpuo's Obituary

Fr. Felix Dalimpuo, 52, pastor of Saint Michael’s Parish, Newark, died on November 4, 2015, in his native country of Ghana.

Born January 3, 1963, Father Damimpuo was ordained a Catholic Priest in 1993 for the Archdiocese of Tamale, Ghana. In June 2004, Farther Dalimpuo was granted a sabbatical and came to the Diocese of Rochester to serve at Saint Catherine of Sienna Parish, Ithaca. At the conclusion of his sabbatical year, Father Dalimpuo pursued graduate studies in bioethics at Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, California. In 2007, Father returned to the Diocese of Rochester and served at Blessed Trinity/St. Patrick parishes in Tioga County; Immaculate Conception Parish, Rochester, and Saint Bridget’s, Rochester. In August 2008, Father Dalimpuo was assigned to Saint Michael’s Parish, Newark, and the following June he was appointed the pastor. On May 14, 2015, Father Dalimpuo became a United States citizen.

Father Dalimpuo was described by his parishioners as a priest who was very dedicated, caring, supportive and committed to God and His people.

The Mass of Christian Burial and Internment will take place at a future date in the Archdiocese of Tamale, Ghana.

The Most Reverend Salvatore R. Matano, Bishop of Rochester, will offer a Memorial Mass on Saturday, November 7, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., at Saint Michael’s Church, 401 South Main Street, Newark.