Rev. Clarence Bogetto

Thursday, June 4, 2009

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- The Rev. Clarence J. Bogetto, 94, of Perryville died Wednesday, June 3, 2009, at St. Mary's of the Barrens Vincentian Residence in Perryville.

He was born Feb. 15, 1915, in Negaunee, Mich., son of Peter and Margaret Pastore Bogetto.

He was ordained June 9, 1945, in Perryville. Among his assignments were DePaul Academy faculty in Chicago from 1945 to 1948; served in the administration of DePaul University in Chicago from 1948 to 1957; was an associate pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Chicago from 1957 to 1958; served on the faculties of DePaul University in Chicago from 1958 to 1961, St. Vincent de Paul Seminary in Lemont, Ill., from 1961 to 1967, and St. Vincent's College in Cape Girardeau from 1967 to 1979.

Bogetto was chaplain at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau from 1979 to 1992. In 1992 he was assigned senior confrere in residence at St. Mary's of the Barrens in Perryville.

Survivors include three nieces, Delores Vallat of Beaumont, Texas, Margaret Ann Elhart of Holland, Mich., and Mrs. Steve Nagelkirk of Marquette, Mich.; and a nephew, Robert Cahill of Birmingham, Ala.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and a brother.

Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Friday at the Mary Mother of God Chapel of the Vincentian Residence in Perryville. A vigil service will be held at 7:30.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of the Assumption in Perryville. Burial will be in Vincentian Cemetery in Perryville.

Miller Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.