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Brooklyn’s first Permanent Deacon dies

posted by jmcgee

The following e-mail landed in my in-box late this afternoon:

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio regrets to inform you of the death of Deacon Charles A. Postler.

Deacon Postler died on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at Calvary Hospital.

He was the first Permanent Deacon ordained for the Diocese of Brooklyn on June 9, 1973 and served at the Parish of St. Patrick, in Brooklyn.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him…



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Donna Estrada

posted November 21, 2010 at 11:00 pm


He was a great man and a great fried, he surly be missed.



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Donna Estrada

posted November 21, 2010 at 11:04 pm


i’m sure he would have got a kick out of that!!
What i mmeant to say is, He was a great man and a great friend.



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Regina Faighes

posted November 22, 2010 at 3:36 pm


Requiem aeternam dona ei, Domine, et lux perpetua luceat ei. Requiescat in pace. Amen.



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