Father Joseph H. Piskura (1929-2021)

<div class="buttonTitle"><div class="roundedlIcon white mbianco mprest"></div></div>Father Joseph H. Piskura (1929-2021) Photo courtesy of Cal Pusateri

Father Joseph H. Piskura, 90, senior priest-retired, died on Nov. 26. Survivors include his great nephew, Father Allen Corrigan, pastor of St. Victor Parish in Richfield. 

Father Piskura was born on Dec. 2, 1929 to the late John and Katherine (Kitko) Piskura. He was educated at St. Wendelin School and St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland; Sacred Heart Seminary, Detroit, Michigan; and Saint Mary Seminary, Cleveland.

He was ordained to the priesthood for service to the Diocese of Cleveland on Dec. 18, 1954, in the Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist by Archbishop Edward F. Hoban.

Father Piskura’s first assignment was as parochial vicar of St. John the


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