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Rev Roy Joseph Oggero CSB

June 9, 1932 ~ July 20, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

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Father Roy Oggero, CSB, a man of prayer, died peacefully on July 20, 2023, at St. Dominic Village. He was 91 years old and had been a member of the Congregation of Priests of St. Basil (Basilian Fathers) for 71 years and a priest for 62 years.

Father Oggero was born in Houston on June 9, 1932, the son of Joseph Oggero and Josephine Bonario. After graduating from St. Thomas High School in 1951, he entered St. Basil Novitiate in Rochester, NY, where he made his first profession of vows in 1952. After earning his B.A. degree from Assumption University of Windsor, he taught for one year at Catholic Central High School, Detroit and one year at St. Thomas High School before beginning four years of Theology.

After earning a STB degree from the University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto, he was ordained June 29, 1961. After ordination Fr. Oggero taught high school in Rochester, NY and at St. Thomas High School here in Houston for nine years before he began working in parish ministry in Toronto, Calgary, AB, Rochester, Angleton and Sugar Land for 40 years. He officially retiring to Dillon House in 2011, and then moved to assisted living at St. Dominic Village in 2014.

Warm and affable, Fr. Roy was much loved and respected by his students, and parishioner wherever he was. Fr. Oggero was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, John and sister, Lucille. He is survived by his nephews Mike and Tom Moratto, Darin Oggero, his nieces, Theresa Moratto and Lisa Oggero, their children, and many cousins. He is mourned by his Basilians brothers and the many people whom he served over the years. Special thanks for the people at St. Dominic Village who cared for him.

A concelebrated funeral Mass will be held at St. Anne Catholic Church, 2140 Westheimer Road on Tuesday,July 25 at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will take place at the church beginning at 6:00 p.m. Burial will take place on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at 11 a.m. in the Basilian plot at Forest Park Cemetery, Lawndale.


Services

Visitation
Tuesday
July 25, 2023

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St Anne Catholic Church
2140 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77098

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
July 25, 2023

7:00 PM
St Anne Catholic Church
2140 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77098

Reception
Tuesday
July 25, 2023

8:00 PM to 4:00 PM
St Anne Catholic Church
2140 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77098

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