Many from the community gathered for the funeral of Bishop Emeritus Joseph Adamec Tuesday morning.
“He liked gatherings with many people throughout the diocese, inlcuding the priest, the religious, and the laity,” Rev. Jude Barry, Pastor of St. Benedict’s in Carrolltown, said during his homily.
Bishop Adamec died at the age of 83 on March 20.
Dozens of priest and bishops from surrounding areas attended his funeral at the Catherdral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona.
He was the longest serving bishop of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.