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The Reverend Fr. Joseph A. Janiga

November 4, 1919 May 11, 2012
The Reverend Fr. Joseph A. Janiga
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The Reverend Father Joseph A. Janiga, died at Sanctuary at Bellbrook, Rochester Hills on Friday, May 11, 2012. He was 92 years old. Father Janiga attended Catholic University, Washington, D.C., Notre Dame, South bend, IN and U. of D. Mercy, Detroit.

Father Joseph Janiga was ordained a priest on October 27, 1945 and was appointed to the faculty of St. Mary�s Preparatory and College and SS. Cyril & Methodius Seminary, Orchard Lake (1945-77); Weekend assistant at Our Lady of Lakes Parish Waterford (1945-77); Associate Pastor of St. Michael Parish, Pontiac (1922-78); Associate Pastor of St. Cletus Parish, Warren (1978-83); Pastor of St. Helena Parish, Wyandotte (1983-89).

Father Joseph Janiga is survived by his sister, Loretta Janiga, nieces, nephews and many great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Adalbert and Karoline Janiga; siblings, Julia (Edward) Maciejewski, Helen (Stanley) Patrus and Edziu Janiga.

Visitation at The Shrine Chapel of Orchard Lake Schools, 3535 Indian Trail, Orchard Lake, Wednesday, 3-8pm. Rosary 7pm. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday 11am. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Detroit.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in memory of Fr. Joseph Janiga to Orchard Lake Schools, 3535 Indian Trail, Orchard Lake, MI 48324 or Sanctuary at Bellbrook, 873 W. Avon Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307.


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