In Memoriam: + Archpriest Thomas Succarotte

Deborah Malacky Belonick

Seminary Alumnus Archpriest Thomas Succarotte (M.Div. '78) fell asleep in the Lord on August 8, 2015. The entire seminary community expresses its condolences to his wife, Matushka Tanya, his son Mark, and his extended family.

Father Thomas served as rector of the Nativity of the Holy Virgin Church in Madison, Illinois from 1979 until his retirement in 2010. In addition to his pastoral duties, he served as Dean of the St. Louis Orthodox Deanery.  He also acted as the police chaplain for the cities of  Madison, Granite City, and Pontoon Beach, and for the Madison County Sheriff’s Department, State Police, FBI, and ATF.

Memory Eternal!