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Brother Patrick Craine, RIP

Bro Patrick

Brother Patrick (Leander Patrick) Craine, FSC, of the Midwest District, 85, died on Sunday, July 24, in Winona, MN.

Thursday, July 27, 2011

Mass of Christian Burial, 11:00 a.m.
St. Thomas More Chapel
Saint Mary’s University, Winona, MN
Interment will be in Winona.

Born John Francis in Chicago, son of Joseph and Marie (Foley) Craine
Graduated from St. George H.S. in Evanston, IL
Served with the U.S. Army
Entered the novitiate in Glencoe, MO in 1947
Professed final vows at Beaver Island, MI, in 1953
Earned a B.S.S. degree from St. Mary’s College (now University) in Winona,
     MN in 1953
Received an M.A. from St. Mary’s College of California in 1976

Taught at DeLaSalle H.S. in Minneapolis, MN
Taught at St. Patrick H.S. in Chicago, IL
Principal at Christian Brothers H.S. in St. Joseph, MO
Served for many years as the Director of the formation centers of the Christian Brothers in Missouri, Tennessee, and Ontario, and in Singapore,
     Sri Lanka, and India
Retired in 2005 and lived in Winona