Msgr. Anthony E. Jaworowski, 96, of Swedesburg, died Saturday, Feb. 22, of heart failure at St. Francis Country House, a Catholic nursing facility in Darby Borough.
Msgr. Jaworowski had retired officially in 1994 after 50 years of service with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, but he kept ministering to the faithful until shortly before his death.
He was given the rank of monsignor in 1976.
Ordained on June 3, 1944, by Auxiliary Bishop Hugh L. Lamb, Msgr. Jaworowski at various times served as an associate pastor at St. Anthony of Padua, Cumbola; St. Hedwig Catholic Church, Chester; St. Mary of the Assumption, Coaldale; and St. Casimir's Catholic Church, Shenandoah; and as a faculty member at St. Pius X High School, Pottstown.