HARRISBURG — The Diocese of Harrisburg released that Bishop Joseph McFadden died of a heart attack.
According to a statement released Sunday afternoon, Bishop McFadden called a monsignor early Thursday morning and said he thought he was having a heart attack. Bishop McFadden was in Philadelphia for a meeting with other bishops.
As the monsignor was rushing McFadden to a hospital, the bishop passed away.
Services for the bishop began Sunday night in Harrisburg with a rite of reception of the body. Public viewings will be held Monday and Tuesday, before Wednesday’s funeral mass in Dauphin County.
The lits of services for Bishop McFadden is posted here.