Eugene P. Frilot
Eugene P. Frilot
  • June 12, 1929 - April 19, 2017
  • Los Angeles, California

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Rev. Msgr. Eugene Paul Frilot

June 12, 1929 – April 19, 2017

Reverend Monsignor Eugene P. Frilot, 87, entered into Eternal Life on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at St. John of God Retirement & Care Center in Los Angeles, CA.

He was born to Gilbert and Jessie (Lambert) Frilot on June 12, 1929 in his hometown of Los Angeles, California, where he also attended school.

Msgr. Frilot attended St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo in 1949 and was ordained to the Priesthood by Cardinal James Francis McIntyre on April 27, 1955.

During his active ministry, Msgr. Frilot served the following parishes of the Los Angeles Diocese: St. Emydius in Lynwood (1955), San Antonio de Padua in Los Angeles (1955-1956), St. Bartholomew in Long Beach (1956-1958), Visitation in Los Angeles (1958-1961), St. Michael’s in Los Angeles (1961-1965), Holy Family in Glendale (1965-1970), Queen of Angels Seminary in San Fernando (1970-1974), St. John’s Seminary & College in Camarillo (1974-1986). He received the title of Monsignor in February of 1975. Msgr. Frilot served as our beloved Pastor of Incarnation Parish in Glendale (1986-1999). After 13 years as Pastor, in 1999, Msgr. Frilot’s request for retirement was granted. He stayed with Incarnation as Pastor Emeritus for another 11 years until he needed to move to a care facility. After 62 years as a priest and pastor, he went home to the Lord.

Msgr. Frilot was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Jessie Frilot; his sister, Denise Petersen and brother-in-law, James Shenk. He is survived by his sisters, Corinne (Ed) Imlay and Joan Shenk.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, April 24th at 11:00a.m. at the Church of the Incarnation in Glendale, CA. Most Reverend José H. Gomez, Archbishop of Los Angeles, will preside. Brother priests will co preside. A reception will immediately follow Mass at the Incarnation Community Center, 214 W. Fairview Ave., Glendale, CA 91202.