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Eighth Bishop of Trenton Dies

Retired Bishop John C. Reiss passed away on Sunday

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    Eighth Bishop of Trenton Dies
    Retired Bishop John C. Reiss

    Retired Bishop John C. Reiss died Sunday at the age of 89. He was the eighth bishop of the Diocese of Trenton.

    Reiss was born in Red Bank, NJ. He studied at The Catholic university of America in Washington D.C., and the Immaculate Conception Seminary in Darlington, NJ.

    He served as Bishop of Trenton for 17 years before retiring in 1997.

    Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 8, at St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, 151 N. Warren Street in Trenton. His burial will take place on March 9 at St. Mary's Cemetery in Trenton.