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Rev. James L. Lefebvre

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“C'est avec beaucoup de peine que j'ai perdu mon cousin Jacques. Mec condoléances Louise ”
1 of 46 | Posted by: Louise Bertrand Pion - QC

“Fr. leFevbre, we will miss you at St. Marys's, but take comfort that you will be with your Heavenly Father. God bless you for all your fine work...Read More »
2 of 46 | Posted by: June Myers - East Greenbush, NY

“To the Family and Friends of Rev. James Lefebvre:As a native son of the Albany area, and former parishioner of St. Mary's, I pass along my sincerest...Read More »
3 of 46 | Posted by: Patrick Reuss - Pawcatuck, CT

“RIP dear Fr. Lefebvre. ❤ ”
4 of 46 | Posted by: Colleen Dougan - Schenectady, NY

“I lost an old and dear friend but heaven gained a wonderful son. Will miss your support and wisdom. ”
5 of 46 | Posted by: Anne Reed - Saratoga Springs

“In loving memory of Fr. Lefebvre - God will keep him forever closest by his side.Paul & Colleen LaFalce ”
6 of 46 | Posted by: - Delmar, NY

“well be miss you, father. May you forever Rest In Peace I will miss you at church Father lefebvre . I remember you coming in to my grandfather's...Read More »
7 of 46 | Posted by: Alexandra Macri - Albany, NY

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. ”
8 of 46 | Posted by: family of Margeret Lawlor - NY

“Dear Fr. Lefebvre, What a wonderful priest heaven has received. Always kind and genuine. Many a time you called upon our mother, at a moments notice,...Read More »
9 of 46 | Posted by: Ann Y. Moot - Albany

“His passing is a great loss to the membership of Wolferts Roost Country Club were he was a beloved member for over 54 years. He will be greatly...Read More »
10 of 46 | Posted by: Wolferts Roost Country Club - NY

“Rest in peace my friend and thank you for all the Blessing you gave our Family. ”
11 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“I have never met father. I just wanted to say what a beautiful and full life he lead. RIP father and please to continue to watch over the police...Read More »
12 of 46 | Posted by: Colleen Willis - Queensbury, NY

“Thank you for baptizing all 3 of my girls. Kind,loving and such a gentle soul. Yes, heaven has a special Angel for sure ”
13 of 46 | Posted by: Lyn Redden - Rensselaer, NY

“God had this little idea we called Fr. Jim. God let us have him for a short while but now has called him home.Fr. Jim lived a life devoted to others....Read More »
14 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“Father Jim was a wonderful human being, priest and a true wise man with a total devotion to God. I cannot thank him enough for his counsel, comfort...Read More »
15 of 46 | Posted by: Donald Moore - Troy, NY

“Father -You will be missed and already are in particular the tap on the cheek and the May Law Enforcement Mass in which Darren Semprebon and I were...Read More »
16 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“A most beautiful man, and one of God's truly great angel's. I was blessed to have him baptize my four girls. Blessed to have him preside over the...Read More »
17 of 46 | Posted by: Victoria Sheehan Dawson - NY

“Father was there for so many people. He visited my mother when she was dying every single day. He was truly a Priest of all people. ”
18 of 46 | Posted by: Nan Walsh - Cohoes, NY

“May you rest in peace...God has welcomed you with open arms..you were a very nice man and you will be missed ”
19 of 46 | Posted by: Lillian Ketchmore - Watervliet, NY

“Heaven has another Saint. ”
20 of 46 | Posted by: Geoffrey & Carole Holodook - NY

“The community has lost a loving, kind and caring person. He was always the one that I turned to lend an ear during the difficult teen years at St....Read More »
21 of 46 | Posted by: Mary S. - Saratoga Springs, NY

“To Rene, Mike, Julie, Jim and Mark, Please accept our condolences on the passing of your uncle, Father Jim Lefebvre. Our Best to all of you. Jean C...Read More »
22 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Father Lefebvre's and all the people he touched. He was a very special compassionate person who will be dearly...Read More »
23 of 46 | Posted by: Mary Masterson - Clifton Park, NY

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. ”
24 of 46 | Posted by: Margaret & Dominik Leoniuk - NY

“My family will always been thankful for Father's kindness and generosity especially in times of need. ”
25 of 46 | Posted by: Mary Hammond - Slingerlands, NY

“My family and I will never forget the kind solace you gave to us in our time of need Rest in peace my dear friend ”
26 of 46 | Posted by: Donald Feeley Sr - FL

“TO the Family of Father I am so sorry for your loss you can all be very proud of him he was a very special Priest.He was always there in good times...Read More »
27 of 46 | Posted by: Michael & Dorine McManus - Delmar, NY

“So sad to hear the passing of Fr Lefebvre. He was my pastor for many years while leaving in Albany , NY. He was kind and wonderful priest! And kept...Read More »
28 of 46 | Posted by: Barbara Ann Taaffe - York, PA

“Thank you for being a friend to the family and for bringing light into the darkness when it was needed most. Rest in peace, Father Lefebvre. ”
29 of 46 | Posted by: E A - Albany, NY

“You were a very special person and was loved by everyone who had the honor of knowing you. I always enjoyed your sermons. You were the best. Rest in...Read More »
30 of 46 | Posted by: Pat Shultis - Colonie, NY

“Dear FTHER , YOU ARE CERTAINLY IN HEAVEN. I Hve never met such a caring,personABLE PERSON, fROM MY DAys at St, Joseph;s church and school to the...Read More »
31 of 46 | Posted by: jean tomlinson - loudonville, NY

“A wonderful priest....a wonderful person! You will be missed by so many. ”
32 of 46 | Posted by: Marianne Koslowski - Clifton Park, NY

“Father Lefebvre was a simple priest, but a good man. When I was at St. Patrick's in Cohoes he always took time to play touch football with the...Read More »
33 of 46 | Posted by: Rev, Ray Nolan - Lillian, AL

“Fr. Lefebvre set an example of living with an open heart and generous forgiveness He was good to my family, standing by us in our joy and grief....Read More »
34 of 46 | Posted by: Connie Maloy - Rowayton, CT

“You were a very special priest and that became obvious to me when you assisted a friend of mine in his successful quest before the tribunal. God...Read More »
35 of 46 | Posted by: James Hennessey - Albany, NY

“Father Jim, you were so easy to talk to and never judged anyone.As a loyal servant of god, and as a true friend to all in need. Thank you for all the...Read More »
36 of 46 | Posted by: A friend

“Your were a great priest, a great friend, and and so giving and humble of heart. So many wonderful memories of our times together. Rest in peace,...Read More »
37 of 46 | Posted by: Nick Lawler - Singer Island, FL

This is for Our Father...with Love
38 of 46 | Posted by: Lisa Harder - Albany, NY

“Father was the most beloved Priest to so many people but especially to my Family of Law Enforcement, overseeing our Weddings and Funerals and on a...Read More »
39 of 46 | Posted by: Lisa Harder - albany, NY

“To all of Father's Family: Father Jim was a dear Friend. We will always be grateful for his many kindnesses to our Family throughout the years. We...Read More »
40 of 46 | Posted by: Mike and Nancy McNulty & Family

“I will truly miss Father, you will always remain my hero, rest in peace for all eternity. Love you Father ”
41 of 46 | Posted by: Patty Farrell - Albany, NY

“You will be missed very much and always loved. Thank you for your help through the difficult times. Love Mike and Bertie ”
42 of 46 | Posted by: Michael Carlin, Sr. - Albany, NY

“The police were indeed your parish. You baptized my children and my grandchildren. You were always there to give advice and comfort.You will be...Read More »
43 of 46 | Posted by: Rick Basile - Tarboro, NC

44 of 46 | Posted by: AJ M - Chestertown, NY

“My Priest and my dear friend you will be missed. For so many years You helped me and so many others through hard times. Rest in peace with our lord....Read More »
45 of 46 | Posted by: Ben Ravida - Spring Hill, FL

“Thank you Fr Lefebvre for always being there for everyone. Your compassion and wit were a great source of strength to all of us. Your wonderful hugs...Read More »
46 of 46 | Posted by: Mary Kay & Gary Albert - Albany, NY

Rev. Lefebvre was born on August 18, 1934 and passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

Rev. Lefebvre was a resident of New York at the time of passing.

The Visitation on Monday will begin with the ceremony of Reception of the Body at 3:30 pm Funeral services Tuesday, March 13, 2108 at 11:00 am, in Historic Church of St. Mary on Capitol Hill, Albany, NY where his concelebrated Funeral Mass will be offered with Most Reverend Edward B. Scharfenberger, Bishop of Albany presiding. The Rite of Committal will be held in the Mausoleum at St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands, NY immediately following the Funeral Mass.