Robert Francis Garner
Robert F. Garner
|Auxiliary Bishop of Newark|
|See||Titular See of Blera|
|Appointed||May 3, 1976|
|In office||June 25, 1976 - June 11, 1995|
|Ordination||June 15, 1946|
|Consecration||June 25, 1976|
by Peter Leo Gerety
|Born||April 27, 1920|
Jersey City, New Jersey
|Died||December 25, 2000(aged 80)|
Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Robert Garner was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Newark on June 15, 1946.
On May 3, 1976 Pope Paul VI appointed him as the Titular Bishop of Blera and Auxiliary Bishop of Newark. He was ordained a bishop by Archbishop Peter Gerety on June 25, 1976. The principal co-consecrators were Archbishop Emeritus Thomas Boland and Auxiliary Bishop Harold Perry, S.V.D. of New Orleans. Garner continued to serve as an auxiliary bishop until his resignation was accepted by Pope John Paul II on June 11, 1995. He died at the age of 80 on December 25, 2000.
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