In Memoriam: Monsignor Chester Michael – video: eulogy by Dr. Andy MacFarlan
Following are two articles published in the August 18th edition of The Catholic Virginian:
Following is a blog posted at the Holy Cross Abbey website
Photo by Dr. Tim Short of Fr. Chet who loved to hike in the Shenandoah Mountains
It is with great sadness that we report that Monsignor Chester Michael peacefully passed away at 3pm while in hospice care. Rev. Msgr. Chester P. Michael, a retired priest of the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, died on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at the age of 97. Msgr. Michael was born in Berkeley Springs, WV, in 1916, ordained to the priesthood at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in 1942, and was a faithful priest of the Diocese for 72 years. Please remember Msgr. Michael and his family in your prayers.