It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved uncle, Msgr. Norberto Roque Coronel.
Msgr. Coronel was born on June 6, 1921 in Betis, Guagua, Pampanga to Rosendo S. Coronel and Antonina S. Roque.
He was ordained as a Priest on September 21, 1947 and became Monsignor in December, 1995.
He studied at San Jose Seminary, Quezon City. Took his Graduate Studies and Master’s Deree in Social Work at Jesuit Fordham University, New York.
He served as:
1. Chaplain, St. Scholastica Academy, San Fernando, Pampanga.
2. Professor/Procurator – Mother of Good Counsel Seminary
3. Assistant Priest (Bronx Parishes) – St. Thomas Aquinas, Our Lady of Mercy, St. Mary. Parochial Vicar and Guardian Angel Church, Brooklyn, NY
His involvement in religious – civic – charitable
activities are as follow:
1. Organizer & First Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus in San Fernando, Pampanga
2. He was Social Worker for Juvenile Delinquents at the New York Justice Department.
3. He spearheaded and raised funds in the construction of St. Patrick Housing Project for indigent families in Betis, Guagua, Pampanga which is his lasting legacy.
Rest in Peace Among. We will miss you!!!
Wake will start today at 4:00 pm, October 11, 2018 at 27 Dona Consolacion St., ( main road ) St. Francis Village, San Fernando, Pampanga.
Interment will be announce later as we are still awaiting for the arrival of relatives from abroad.
Please omit flowers. Donation to the Mother Good Counsel Seminary , San Fernando, Pampanga will be much appreciated.