Order of Premontre, Premonstratensians, Norbertines, and White Canons

R. D. Edward J. Kimpel, O. Praem.

Birth: February 23, 1924

Death: March 2, 2008

House: Daylesford Abbey

  • n. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,USA, 

  • v. 28 aug. 1942,

  • p. 28 aug. 1944, 

  • o. 11 iun. 1949.  

Our brother, Father Edward J. Kimpel, was born in 1924, vested in 1942, professed in 1944 and ordained in 1949.  

He served on the faculty of Southeast Catholic / Bishop Newmann High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  

He was Director of Vocations for several years and assisted in various parishes of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the fiocese of Wilmington.  

He served as the first Norbertine pastor of St. Gabriel Church in Philadelphia.  

He died on Sunday evening, March 2, 2008.

Father Kimpel is survived by his brother, Dr. William Kimpel (Lorraine), Patricia Kimpel, the wife of his deceased brother James, and by nieces and nephews.

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