A funeral Mass was offered June 29 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Brooklyn for Rev. Pierce Kenny, C.Ss.R., who died June 25. He was 68 and had been a Redemptorist priest for 43 years.

A native of Brooklyn, he served as a missionary in South America and at parishes and in other roles in Ohio, Pennsylvania and, for six years, at St. Clement's parish in Saratoga Springs.

Interment was in the Cemetery of the Resurrection, Staten Island.