Monday, June 9, 2014

Death of Fr Anthony Milledge, S.J.

With great sadness and gratitude for his life of service, Canadian Jesuits International announces the death of Father Anthony Paul Milledge SJ, who died at 4:30 pm on June 9, 2014 at Jesu Ashram, Darjeeling, India.

Born in England on February 11, 1924 and reared in Montreal, he entered the Jesuits on September 7,1946 and went to Darjeeling in 1952 for education and pastoral ministry. After ordination on March 19, 1958, he served in a variety of parishes; he was particularly successful in establishing primary schools and mother and child care programs.

Father "Tony" had been working at Jesu Ashram, a refuge for the sick and the dying, since 2004.  Predeceased by his parents Henry and Ida Milledge, and by his brother John, he is survived by his brother Frank (Margaret) in Vancouver, B.C., his nieces and nephew.

The funeral will take place on June 10 at 2 p.m. at Gayaganga, Darjeeling, India.

R.I. P.

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