The Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri has announced the death of Msgr. (Prof) Innocent Onyewuenyi.
Msgr. Onyewuenyi died on Saturday March 9 after a brief illness. He was in residence at St. Matthew’s Catholic Parish MCC/Uratta Road, Owerri.
A native of Enyiogugu, Mbaise, Msgr. Onyewuenyi was born in 1933 and ordained priest in 1961.
According to a press release signed by Rev. Fr. Alphonsus Oha, Owerri Archdiocesan Chancellor/Secretary, Msgr. Onyewuenyi will be laid to rest on Friday March 29, 2019 after a funeral Mass at Maria Assumpta Cathedral Owerri.