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WHITNEY, Rev. Msgr. Paul J., M.Th., S.T.L.

WHITNEY - Rev. Msgr. Paul J., M.Th., S.T.L. July 27, 2015, son of the late James F. and Katherine (Manning) Whitney; brother of Francine (James) Sloat of Loveland, CO and John T. (Julie) Whitney of Vancouver, WA; uncle of David (Deanna C.), Douglas (Deanna J.) and Jeffrey (Chanda) Sloat all of Colorado; several great-nieces, a great-nephew, and cousin, Msgr. Francis G. Weldgen.
Msgr. Whitney served the Diocese of Buffalo in a variety of leadership positions, including Spiritual Director at
St. John Vianney Seminary and Professor at the Diocesan Preparatory Seminary. He also served in several parishes in the Diocese with St. Mary's Church in Medina being his final assignment. He retired in 2002. Friends may call on Thursday (4-8) at the COOPER FUNERAL HOME, 215 West Center Street, Medina. Msgr. Whitney will lie in state on Friday at Holy Trinity Parish/St. Mary's Church, from 8:30-9:45 where a con-celebrated Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10. The Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, Th.D., Bishop of Buffalo, will be the Principal Celebrant.
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