Msgr. Charles J. Forst

Obituary | Msgr. Charles J. Forst

Msgr. Forst

A funeral Mass for Msgr. Charles J. Forst will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, June 19, at St. Mark Church, 8300 Morganford Road in Affton.

Msgr. Forst, the longest tenured priest of the archdiocese, died June 13 at age 95.

Msgr. Forst was ordained in 1945 and was the last surviving priest to be ordained by Cardinal John J. Glennon. He was known as a humble, gracious and enthusiastic man who was a model of service into his mid-90s. He served in retirement at Most Precious Blood Parish in south St. Louis County and at St. Mark from 1996 until a recent illness.

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