Reverend Monsignor William J. O’Keeffe died Sunday, March 20, 2022. He was 86 years old.

Monsignor William was ordained a priest on June 13, 1959 for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. While serving as a priest, these were his assignments:

  • Associate Pastor, St. Didacus Church, Sylmar
  • Associate Pastor, St. Barnabas Church, Long Beach
  • Associate Pastor, St. Louis of France Church, La Puente
  • Associate Pastor, St. Mel Church, Woodland Hills
  • Associate Pastor, St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Church, Lomita
  • Pastor Emeritus, Pastor, Administrator, Our Lady of Refuge Church, Long Beach

Vigil services: Tuesday, April 12, 7 p.m., Our Lady of Refuge Church, 5195 Stearns St., Long Beach.

Funeral Mass: Wednesday, April 13, 11 a.m., Our Lady of Refuge Church 

Interment, private at a later date

Condolence cards can be sent to Fr. Jeremiah O’Keeffe, 5125 Hampton Court, Westminster, CA 92683