Father Guppenberger dead at 81

Posted: 11/7/2016

CINCINNATI—Father August “Gus” Guppenberger, 81, a native of Batavia, N.Y., and a Glenmary Home Missioner for 59 years, died Nov. 6 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Father Gus brought his outgoing personality to missions and ministries in five states — Ohio, North Carolina, Texas, Georgia and Kentucky. Along with his ministerial efforts, Father Gus was known for his white beard and a joyful demeanor that allowed him to play Santa Claus for children each winter.

For funeral information and more on the life of Father Gus, see his full obituary HERE.

Memorials may be made to Glenmary Home Missioners, P.O. Box 465618, Cincinnati, OH 45246-5618. Newcomer Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.