The Reverend John J. Cregan, retired pastor of Our Lady of Angels Parish, Cleveland died Thursday, 17 May, 2012 after having received the prayerful support and consolation of the Sacraments.
John J. Cregan was born on 2 June 1935. His parents were the late Joseph T. and Florence (McGraw). He was educated at St. Vincent de Paul, Cleveland, St. Ignatius High School, St. Meinrad Minor Seminary, Borromeo Seminary and St. Mary Seminary. On 20 May 1961 in the Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist, Bishop Floyd L. Begin ordained him to the priesthood for the service of the Diocese of Cleveland.