Father Leo Dolan, 85, died March 22. He was born Jan. 26, 1927, in St. Paul and ordained a priest June 7, 1952. He retired from active ministry Jan. 1, 1994, after helping revive St. John parish in St. Paul, where he served as pastor from 1985 until his retirement.
During his nearly 60 years as a priest, Father Dolan taught at Catholic high schools and St. Thomas College (now University of St. Thomas), where he served as a counselor, and in parish ministry.
A funeral Mass was celebrated March 27 at St. John, with burial at Resurrection Cemetery.