Funeral Services took place at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Perth Amboy, NJ for the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Michael Rosco on Sunday May 19 and Monday May 20, 2013.
Hundreds of Diocesan and Parish faithful, scores of Diocesan Priests, and deacons were in a attendance for the Sunday evening Funeral Service for a Priest and the Monday morning Divine Liturgy and interment presided over by His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa.
Also in attendance were His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and His Grace, Bishop Daniel of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA. long-time personal friends of Fr. Rosco. They were joined by clergy of other area Orthodox Jurisdictions.
May Fr. Michael's Memory Be Eternal! Christ is Risen!
Read Fr. Michael's obituary here: www.acrod.org/news/releases/em-fr-rosco
View memorial photo gallery:www.acrod.org/multimedia/photos/?setID=72157633529763302
St John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Perth Amboy, NJ.
Diocesan Priests surround His Grace, Bishop Gregory during the Sunday Evening Funeral Service for Protopresbyter Michael Rosco.
Some of the Diocesan clergy in attendance.
Bishop Gregory prays the Panachida for Fr. Michael Rosco at the conclusion of the Funeral Service.
Also in attendance were His Eminence, Metropolitan Antony (R) and His Grace, Bishop Daniel (L) of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, personal friends of Fr. Michael and Pani Susan.
His Grace, Bishop Gregory, prays quietly at the Episcopal Throne prior to the start of the Monday morning Liturgy.
His Grace, Bishop Gregory offered the homily and eulogy at the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy.