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Funeral arrangements for Father John Thome

Image: Father John ThomeFather John Thome entered eternal life on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 at the age of 95. He was born March 8, 1922 in Grand Rapids, the son of Joseph P. and Theresa (Ritzenhein) Thome. He was ordained June 15, 1946 at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew by Bishop Francis J. Haas for the Grand Rapids Diocese. He was incardinated into the Diocese of Saginaw in 1971. He attended St. Anthony and Holy Trinity Schools in Grand Rapids and Comstock Park respectively, St. Joseph Seminary in Grand Rapids, St. Mary Seminary and University in Baltimore, the Pius X School of Music in New York and Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

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Funeral arrangements

Tuesday, November 28 from 4 - 8 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7 p.m.
at Holy Trinity Church
1200 Alpine Church Rd NW
Comstock Park, MI 49321

Also on Wednesday, November 29 from 10 - 11 a.m. prior to the Mass at Holy Trinity Church.

Mass of Christian Burial:
Wednesday, November 29 at 11 a.m.
at Holy Trinity Church (see address above) 
Bishop Joseph Cistone of Saginaw presiding and Bishop David Walkowiak concelebrating

at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Alpine