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Age 89

Reverend Brother John Laurence Heathwood C.F.C


Reverend Brother John Laurence Heathwood C.F.C., Age 89, passed away on December 7, 2016. Born on December 31, 1928 in New York City, the son of John and Sarah McKinney Heathwood. He entered the Congregation of Christian Brothers on September 13, 1943, taking his first vows on September 8, 1947 and final vows on September 5, 1954. After attending St. Peter and St. Paul Elementary School, Power Memorial High School and St. Joseph's Juniorate, he received his BA in English from Iona College, an MA in Math from Fordham University and an MED in Education from Columbia University. His ministry took him to many positions including Holy Cross School and St. Bonaventure College in Newfoundland, Canada, All Hallows High School, Cardinal Hayes High School, Bishop Kearney High School, Iona College, Bishop Henricken High School, Guadalupe Regional Middle School, Brownsville, Los Hermanos Community and Centro Juan Diego- St. Leo Parish, Bonita Spring, Christian Brothers Central Harlem Community, Christian Brothers, West Park and St. Joseph's Residence. He is survived by one brother Neil Heathwood. Br. Heathwood was predeceased by his parents and a sister Mary. A wake will be held at St. Joseph's Residence, 30 Montgomery Circle, New Rochelle, NY on Sunday from 1 PM to 4 PM. A mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Family Church, Mayflower Avenue, New Rochelle, NY on Monday at 9:30 AM. Burial will be at the Christian Brothers Cemetery, West Park, NY. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to St. Joseph's Residence. Published in the The Journal News on Dec. 10, 2016                           

 

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