HAGEL – Rev. Leonard Joseph
1935 – 2005
Rev. Leonard Joseph Hagel of Calgary passed away on Thursday October 13, 2005 at the age of 70 years.
Father Len was born in Schuler, AB and graduated from Notre Dame High School in Wilcox, SK in 1955. He attended Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA for three years before entering St. Joseph’s Seminary in Edmonton, AB and was ordained to the Priesthood in 1963. Father Len served at St. John’s Parish in Calgary, St. Augustine in Taber, St. Gerard’s and Holy Name, both in Calgary, St. Mary’s in Medicine Hat, AB, St. Mark’s and St. Michael’s, both in Calgary.
Father Leonard is survived by six brothers and four sisters-in-law, Rev. Paul Hagel of Mission City, BC, Clarence and Arlene Hagel of Schuler, AB, Tony and Bea Hagel of Edmonton, AB, Frank Hagel, and Pat and Kim Hagel, all of Medicine Hat, AB, and Ben and Elaine Hagel of Nelson, BC; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Fran and Bill Chevrier of Medicine Hat, Sister Vicki Hagel scsl of Wilcox, SK and Marie and Phil Myerchin of Anchorage, AK; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; and two sisters, Millie Lynch and Sister Ginny Hagel scsl.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Sunday, October 16, 2005 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Visitation and Prayer Vigil at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (4718 Worcester Drive S.W.) on Monday, October 17, 2005 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Prayers and Tributes at St. Mary’s Cathedral (219 – 18th Avenue S.W.) on Monday, October 17, 2005 at 7:30 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be concelebrated at St. Mary’s Cathedral (219 – 18th Avenue S.W.) on Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. with the Most Rev. Frederick B. Henry DD, Principal Presider. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Rev. Len Hagel, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences