Fr. Norbert R. Feld, Ph.D., age 87, Bristol



21, 1925 - Sept. 10, 2012

Fr. Norbert R. Feld, Ph.D., age 87, of the Columban Fathers, passed away on September 10th. Born in St. Louis MO, Fr. Feld studied at Columban Seminaries at Silver Creek, NY, Bristol RI and St. Columbans, Neb. where he was ordained priest in December 1949. He received a degree in mathematics in St. Louis University and later a Master’s and Doctorate degree in philosophy at Catholic University.

Fr. Feld was involved in college education in Fiji and later worked in Columban Seminaries U.S. Milton Mass., Oconomowoc Wis. and Australia. Fr. Feld was engaged in society mission education.

He is survived by his sister, Jane Hart, and brother, Richard, both of St. Louis and brother, John of Calif.

Funeral services were held  September 14th with a Mass of Christian Burial co-celebrated by Rev. John Moran, SSC; Rev. Charlie Flaherty, SSC; Rev. John Marley, SSC; Rev. John Hogan, SSC; Rev. Francis Carroll, SSC; Rev. James Dwyer, SSC; John Buckley, SSC; Rev. William Sullivan, SSC; Rev. Bernard Toil, SSC; Rev. Joseph J. McSweeney, SSC; Rev. Edward Dolan, SSC; Rev. Brian Gallagher, SSC; Rev. Francis Grady, SSC; Rev. Alban Sueper, SSC; Rev. Paul O’Malley, SSC; Rev. Oliver Kennedy, SSC; Rev. Victor Gaboury, SSC; Daniel McGinn, SSC;  Rev. Colm McKeating, SSC; Rev. Salvatore Caputo, SSC; Rev. Richard Pankratz, SSC; Rev. Barry Gamache and Sr. Jacqueline Dickey, SSCh at the Columban Fathers Chapel.

Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Columban Fathers, 65 Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809


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