1985 - Father Henry DeVivo Chapel - Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member outdoorboy34
N 40° 01.807 W 079° 34.628
17T E 621403 N 4432069
Quick Description: The Father Henry DeVivo Chapel is located in the Saint Rita Cemetery, 198 Shultz Street, Connellsville Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/4/2018 11:44:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMZ9MT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
The Chapel was built in 1985 by church members of the Saint Rita Parish and is named in memorial of the Father Henry DeVivo, the church's first priest. He brought the Italian Parish to Connellsville, had its first Mass Christmas Morning of 1915 and was assigned here clear until 1953 until he was no longer able to serve the needs of the parish.

This chapel construction was lead at the time by the Father Michael J. Bucci, Pastor of Saint Rita's at the time. It has one room with an altar and portable chairs and electricity, as there are no windows.
Year of construction: 1985

Full inscription:
FATHER HENRY DeVIVO CHAPEL 1985


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