Reverend William E. Ruther died Saturday, February, 12, 2022. He was 71 years old.

Father Bill was ordained a priest on June 16, 1990 for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. While serving as a priest, these were his assignments:

  • Associate Pastor, St. Mathias Church, Huntington Park
  • Associate Pastor, St. Joseph Church, La Puente
  • Administrator, Associate Pastor, Our Lady of Lourdes, Los Angeles
  • Associate Pastor, St. Hilary Church, Pico Rivera
  • Associate Pastor, San Buenaventura Mission, Ventura
  • Associate Pastor, St. Philomena Church, Carson
  • Associate Pastor, St. Athanasius Church, Long Beach
  • Associate Pastor, Mary Immaculate Church, Pacoima
  • Pastor, Administrator, St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, Avalon

Mass, Wednesday, March 16, St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, 800 Beacon St., Avalon, 6 p.m. Rosary; 6:30 p.m. Mass

Funeral Mass, Tuesday, April 26, St. Philomena Church, 21900 South Main St., Carson, 11 a.m.

Interment immediately following funeral Mass at Resurrection Cemetery, 966 Potrero Grande Dr., Rosemead, CA, 91770

Condolence Cards, Mr. Paul Ruther (brother of Fr. Bill Ruther), 1143 South Lake St., Los Angeles, CA, 90006