Rev. Charles E. Gormley

  • Born: July 13, 1924
  • Died: January 28, 2018
  • Location: Darby, Pennsylvania

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Tribute & Message From The Family

Beloved Son, Loving Brother, Uncle, Great-Uncle and Cousin

Message From The Family

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Rev. Charles E. Gormley, age 93, Pastor Emeritus of Mother of Divine Providence Parish, King of Prussia, PA, passed away on January 28, 2018. Born on July 13, 1924 in Philadelphia, PA, he was a son of Charles E. and Hannah R. Gormley (nee McNamee). Brother of John and Joan (Wagner), William and Mary Theresa (Moran) and the late Mary Gloria Reuling, the late Richard, Mary Ellen Cook and the late Florence Melley.

Father Gormley was an uncle to many Gormley nephews, nieces, grand nephews and grand nieces with numerous Gormley and McNamee cousins, living and deceased.

Father Gormley was educated at St. Rose of Lima Parish School, a 1942 graduate of St. Thomas More High School and St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. He was ordained on May 19, 1951 by Most Reverend Hugh L. Lamb. His assignments included Pastor of Mother Divine Providence Parish from 1981-1996, Parochial Vicar St. Patrick Parish, Pottsville, PA, St. Patrick Parish, Norristown, PA, St. Veronica, St. William and St. Helena Parishes in Philadelphia, St. Michael the Archangel Parish Levittown, PA, and as Senior Priest and Retired Priest at St. Matthias Parish, Bala Cynwyd, PA for almost 20 years.

Reception of Father Gormley's Body to take place at 9:00 AM on Friday, February 2, 2018 with a viewing to follow from 9:30-10:45 AM and a Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM at Mother of Divine Providence Church, 333 Allendale Road, King of Prussia, PA Interment SS Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA.

A Memorial Mass for Father Gormley will be held on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 7:00 PM at St. Matthias Church, 128 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Father Gormley's memory may be made to Villa St. Joseph, 1436 Lansdowne Avenue, Darby, PA 19023.