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Fr. Francis James Pidgeon CSsR, RIP

Fr. Fr. Francis James Pidgeon CSsRFrank Pidgeon, CSsR died at Rooty Hill at 6am this morning, April 9, 2017. Frank had been ill for number of years.

Frank Pidgeon was born October 4, 1937 and baptised twenty four days later.  His first profession was on February 25, 1956 and his ordination on July 29,
1962.

He spent most of his life in the Philippines and remained till his death a member of the Vice Province of Manila. He was also on the Hong Kong and 
China missions.

Today the province's thoughts are with our confreres in the Philippines among whom Frank spent most of his life, with the Kogarah community who accompanied Frank during his years of illness, and with Mrs Helen Hancock who cared for Frank and liaised with the Rooty Hill Nursing Home on behalf of his community.

May Frank live for ever in the risen Christ and his faithful life remain a blessing among us, his relatives and friends.