By BiliranIsland.com Staff
Published 9:29 AM, January 26, 2022
Naval, Biliran – Fr. Pius Kenneth Hendricks, an American priest from Ohio, died peacefully today, January 26, 2022, at around 6:00 AM.
Fr. Pius, as he is fondly called by Navalenos, has served the Holy Rosary Parish of Naval since the 1970s. He started as a Franciscan brother and was eventually ordained as a Diocesan priest after finishing his studies for priesthood at the Palo Seminary by then Bishop Filomeno Bactol.
Fr. Pius died due to complications of pneumonia coupled with diabetes. He was also declared to be Covid- 19 positive.
He was buried at Naval Catholic Cemetery at 4 PM today after a funeral mass at the Cathedral officiated by Bishop Rex Ramirez. Fr. Pius was 80 years old. – BiliranIsland.com