Fr. Carmel F. Miotke OFM

Fr. Carmel F. Miotke OFM, 80 years of age, a professed Franciscan friar for 57 years and a priest for 51 years, died at Holy Name Friary in Ringwood, NJ, Sunday, June 9, 2013. Beloved son of the late Stanley and Marie (Schmitz) Miotke. Fr. Carmel is survived by his cousins Barbara Conklin and Richard Smith, both of Albany, NY and his Franciscan brothers. Fr. Miotke ministered at St. Anthony Shrine, Boston; St. Francis Chapel in Boston’s Prudential Center; St. Francis Chapel, Providence, RI and retired in 2002 to Saint Anthony Residence, Boston. Visiting hours at St. Anthony Shrine, 100 Arch St., Boston, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, from¬† 4-7 PM, with a Vigil Service at 7:00 PM.¬† A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony Shrine, Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 10:00 AM. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury. Memorials may be sent to Holy Name Province, Office of Development, 144 West 31st St., New York, NY 10001-3202.