Fr. Henry Carriere, 83

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Crookston - Fr. Henry G. Carriere, 83, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003 at Villa St. Vincent in Crookston. Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, Nov. 6, at St. carriere_bw Joseph's Church in Red Lake Falls, with Bishop Victor Balke, Celebrant and the Priests of the Crookston Diocese, Con-celebrants. Casket bearers included the Red Lake Falls Knights of Columbus. Interment was held at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Red Lake Falls.

Henry George Carriere was born May 9, 1920, in Red Lake Falls, the son of Theodore Eugene and Mary Jane (Lacoste) Carriere. He grew up in Red Lake Falls where he attended St. Joseph's Grade School from 1927-1935 and graduated from Lafayette High School in 1938. He then attended Crosier Preparatory Seminary in Onamia, from 1938-1941 and St. Paul Seminary from 1941-1946. On June 16, 1946, he was ordained at St. Joseph's of Red Lake Falls, by the Most Reverend Francis Schenk, Bishop of Crookston.

Father Carriere was an assistant at St. Anne's in Crookston and St. Joseph in Fertile from 1946-48, St. Philip in Bemidji 1948-1950, St. Rose in Argyle, St. Mary and Radium, from 1950-1952. He was an Administrator at St. Lawrence, Guthrie, and St. Theodore, Laporte, 1952-1955. He was a Chaplain at St. Joseph Hospital in Park Rapids, from 1952-1955. He served as Pastor at St. Joseph in Brooks from 1955-1972, St. Vincent in Plummer, from 1965-1969, St. Anthony, Terrebonne, from 1969-1972, St. Rose in Argyle from 1972-1982, Sacred Heart in Roseau and St. Mary of Badger from 1982-1990. On July 2, 1990, he retired. He lived in the Badger area until moving to Villa St. Vincent at Crookston in June of 2000.

He served as Priest of the Crookston Diocese. He enjoyed carpentry and helped design the Senior Housing in Brooks, and several other building projects. He also enjoyed hunting.

He is survived by two sisters, Therese (Thomas) Dziuk of West Covina, Calif., and Mary Ann (Albert) Teubert of Glencoe; two sisters-in-law, Alice Carriere of Red Lake Falls, and Agnes Carriere of La Crescenta, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Sister Maurus Carriere, Bertha Bruns and Celinare Bucknell; six brothers, Joseph, Mark, Arthur, Ernest, Dona and Leo.


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