Harry Jordan Obituary, Harry Jordan Has Died – Death Cause
- Isabella Mia
Harry Jordan Death, Obituary – 90 years old at the time of his passing on March 25, 2023, in the Sacred Heart Home for Priests in a state of profound repose. Msgr. Jordan received his education at Lafayette College and Christ the King Seminary. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the late Peter Jordan and Elsie Jordan. In subsequent years, he attended Villanova University to complete his Master of Arts in History degree.
On May 27, 1961, in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Camden, New Jersey, he was ordained into the Priesthood for the Diocese of Camden by the Most Reverend Celestine J. Damiano. He served the Diocese of Camden. Msgr. Jordan served as Parochial Vicar and resided in several parishes throughout the diocese including, St. Teresa, Runnemede, Incarnation, Mantua, St. Joseph’s Pro-Cathedral, Camden, St. Anthony of Padua, Hammonton, St. Martin, Hammonton, St. Agnes, Blackwood, Most Holy Redeemer, Westville Grove, Corpus Christi, Carneys Point, Holy Rosary, Queen of Heaven, and Pius X, Cherry Hill.
In 1991, he was given the position of Administrator at St. Mary’s Church in Rosenhayn, and he remained in that role until he was called to serve as Pastor of St. Isidore, the Farmer Church in Vineland. He held that position from 1991 until 1995. Msgr. Jordan was given the position of Pastor of St. Mary’s Church in Gloucester City on the 5th of December, 1995. He held this position until the year 2003, when he retired. On May 18, 2000, Pope St. John Paul II bestowed upon Msgr. Jordan the honorary position of Prelate of Honor.
In addition to his work in the parish, Msgr. Jordan was a teacher at Camden Catholic High School and eventually became the principal of both St. Joseph’s High School in Hammonton and Gloucester Catholic High School in Gloucester City, New Jersey. In addition, Msgr. Jordan was a member of a number of bodies, including the Presbyterial Council, the College of Consultors, and the Compensations and Benefits Committee. He was also the Episcopal Vicar for Health Affairs.