Statement from Bishop Hurley Re: the Death of Bishop Joseph Adamec

We have received word of the death of Most Rev. Joseph Adamec, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, on March 20.  Bishop Adamec was born in Bannister, Michigan and served as a priest in the Diocese of Saginaw from 1961- 1987 until his appointment as Bishop of Altoona-Johnstown in March of 1987.
We are ever grateful for his pastoral ministry and service among us.  I extend our sympathies and prayers for him, his family and those he served.  May he be at peace.
Please keep him in your prayers.

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