Rev. Joseph Heyd
LACON — The Rev. Joseph Heyd. O.S.B., monk and priest of St. Bede Abbey, aged 82, died the morning of Thursday, April 4, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home in Lacon, where he had been a patient since August of 2012.
His body will be returned to the St. Bede Abbey Church at 4 p.m. Friday. The wake service will continue after the reception of the body until 8 p.m. with a prayer vigil celebrated by the monastic community at 7:30 p.m. and again on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m.
The Rt. Rev. Philip Davey, O.S.B., abbot of St. Bede, will preside at the funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Saturday, with burial to follow in the abbey cemetery. The Mueller Funeral Home of Peru is in charge of funeral arrangements.
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