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Statement of Bishop Michael W. Fisher on the Death of St. Bonaventure University President Dennis R. DePerro

Mon, Mar 1st 2021 11:00 am

“On behalf of our clergy, diocesan leaders, parishes, and educators - I wish to express our deepest condolences to the St. Bonaventure University community and the family of Dr. Dennis DePerro, on the occasion of his untimely passing. Again, we experience how this dreaded virus has robbed us of so many dedicated, talented and cherished members of our community.  We hold Dr. DePerro and his family in our hearts with abiding gratitude for all that he made possible in his long and distinguished career. May his enduring contributions and memory be a blessing and source of comfort, even as we offer gratitude to God for allowing him to share generously with this community his deep faith, abundant talents and loyal friendship.” - Bishop Michael W. Fisher