The Most Reverend John J.
We sincerely regret to inform our readers
of the death of Bishop John J. Greed on June 1st, A.D.2002 after a long illness
following a stroke. Bishop Greed was consecrated to the Episcopate on the feast
of Saints Peter and Paul, June 29th, 1984. When in better health, he served as
Vicar General and Primatial Auxiliary, and was the founding pastor of Immaculate
Conception Church in Hudson, Florida. His remains lay in state on June
4th and were buried on June 5th at the Military cemetery in Sumter, Florida after Mass at
Immaculate Conception. Mass was also offered at Our Lady of the Rosary on June
29th, the anniversary of his episcopal consecration.
Ad multos annos!