Death of Monsignor Sylvester Fedewa

Reverend Monsignor Sylvester Fedewa entered eternal life on June 7, 2017.  He was 89 years old.

Ordained in 1954, he served a number of parishes, including St. Mary, Charlotte; St. Ann, Bellevue (twice); St. Therese Lansing; St. Michael, Grand Ledge; St. Casmir, Lansing; St. Peter, Eaton Rapids; and St. Gerard, Lansing.

He served the Diocese of Lansing Tribunal for fourteen years; diocesan coordinator for family life programs; co-director of the diocesan RENEW experience; Diocesan, State, and Provincial chaplain for the Knights of Columbus; priest representative to the Michigan Catholic Conference Board; Chairman of the Genesee County Board of Education; the priests Retirement Board; Vicar for the Genesee Region, and Vicar General for the diocese for thirteen years; spiritual advisor for the Diocesan Cursillo Movement for thirteen years.

His complete obituary may be found at

May the soul of Monsignor Fedewa, and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in the peace of Christ.