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KILLORAN, Joseph Benedict

October 15, 1922 - May 12, 2018


Father Joseph Killoran was born October 15, 1922 in Belledune, New Brunswick, son of James and Mary Killoran.

Fr. Joe died peacefully in the early hours of May 12, 2018 at the age of 95 years. As a young man he graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree from the New Brunswick Normal School (Teacher’s College) and a Bachelor of Education Degree from the University of Alberta. For 12 years he was a teacher and principal at the high school level. Father Joe returned to school and attended Newman Theological College in Edmonton, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology. He was ordained a priest in 1963 and served in parishes in Alberta until he came to Victoria in the late 70’s and the Comox Valley in 1980, serving the faithful until his passing.

Prayers will be held On Tuesday May 15 at 7:00 pm with Funeral Mass to follow for Father Joseph Killoran on Wednesday, May 16 at 11:00 am at Christ the King Catholic Parish, 1599 Tunner Drive Bishop Gary Gordon Celebrant.

Arrangements have been placed in the care of Eric Toneff.


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From: Toneff Funeral Services

Toneff Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Mary Margaret Kelly
Relation: Parishioner

A dear and smart priest to have served for many years. RIP Fr. Joe.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Mass

Date & Time:
May 16, 2018
Beginning at 11:00am


Date & Time:
May 15, 2018
Beginning at 7:00pm

Christ the King Catholic Parish
1599 Tunner Drive
Courtenay, BC Canada V9N 8N3

1599 Tunner Drive
Courtenay, BC Canada V9N 8N3


Date & Time:
May 16, 2018

Lower Church Hall
1599 Tunner Drive
Courtenay, BC Canada V9N 8N3

1599 Tunner Drive
Courtenay, BC Canada V9N 8N3

Memorial Gifts

The family has not designated a preferred charity at this time.

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