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Brother Benedict Oliver, FSC

July 18, 1938 ~ August 11, 2021 (age 83)


Brother Benedict Oliver FSC

(né John H. Oliver, Jr.)

18 July 1938 – 11 August 2011


Br. Benedict is survived by his siblings, Br. Richard OSB, and Thomas. He entered The Brothers of the Christian Schools in September 1956 and took the name Denis Benedict. Most of his career as a Christian Brother encompassed teaching, school leadership, and District Administration. Br. Benedict’s ministerial tour of duty can be found at


Funeral Arrangements


Visitation:  Anselm Hall Community at La Salle University

2101 W. Clarkson Ave, Philadelphia PA 19144

Sunday, August 15



Visitation: Central Catholic HS, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Monday, August 16


Mass of Christian Burial following.


Private interment at De La Salle Cemetery, Beltsville, MD

Tuesday, August 17



In lieu of flowers, donations to Central Catholic HS, 

in memory of Brother Benedict, would be appreciated.


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August 16, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Central Catholic High School McGonigle Theater (Pittsburgh)

Mass of Christian Burial
August 16, 2021

7:00 PM
Central Catholic High School McGonigle Theater (Pittsburgh)

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