Southeast Alaska priest dies following heart attack

first_imgThe Rev. Thomas Weise, who serves Catholic churches in Petersburg and Wrangell, celebrates communion during an Easter Vigil. (Photo courtesy Diocese of Juneau)A Catholic priest who served parishes in Wrangell and Petersburg died Sunday night, 10 days after suffering a heart attack.The Rev. Thomas Weise, also known as Father Thomas, was pastor of St. Rose of Lima parish in Wrangell and St. Catherine of Siena parish in Petersburg. He also served at Juneau’s Cathedral of the Nativity.The 46-year-old was hospitalized Nov. 25 while visiting family in California. He died in San Luis Obispo.According to the Catholic Diocese of Juneau website, funeral arrangements are pending.last_img

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