Br Joseph Byrne R.I.P.


After several weeks of very poor health Br Joseph died in his sleep on the 1st February at Rosary Village Aged Care, Yennora. He was seventy-nine. Br Joseph hails from County Wicklow, Ireland. He made his First Profession as a Patrician on the 15th August, 1956. He arrived in Australia in 1957. Joseph was in the classroom and primary principal’s office for thirty years. He was primary principal at Blacktown, Granville, and Fairfield. He then moved into parish ministry at Blacktown and then Riverstone ministering at Riverstone for close to twenty years.

His funeral will take place at Riverstone on Wednesday the 6th February at 10:30am. He will be buried at Kemps Creek.