REV. WAYNE G. FUNK
CLASS OF 1963
REV. WAYNE G. FUNK, 70, Pastor of Saint Johnthe Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Frederick, MD, died peacefully on Saturday, February 16, 2008 at the FrederickMemorialHospital. Born January 6, 1938 in Baltimore, he was a son of Clara I. (nee Lambert) Funk, of Catonsvilleand the late Alfred H. Funk. Father Funk was ordained December 19, 1962 at the Church of Christ the King, Rome, Italyand was first assigned to Saint Agnes Parish in Catonsville. He was later appointed to the faculty of the Pontifical North American College in Rome, where he served until returning to Baltimoreas Associate Pastor of Saint Matthew's Parish. He faithfully served the Parish until his appointment as Director of Clergy Personnel for the Archdiocese of Baltimore. He later returned to Saint Matthew's Parish, where he served as Pastor until he assumed the same position with Saint Johnthe Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, Frederick where he has served for many years. He is survived by two brothers, Alfred H. Funk, Jr and wife, Seldra and John W. Funk and his faithful friend, Gloria Scherer, all of Baltimore; a nephew, Donald W. Funk and wife Ann; great-nephew, Paul E. Funk and wife Jennifer; and great-great-nephew, Samuel C. Funk.