Rev. William A. Nayden, 66, an Annapolis native

September 11, 1991

The Rev. William A. Nayden, C.SS.R., 66, a native of Annapolis who had served many parishes, died Sunday in a hospital in Buffalo, N.Y., after a heart attack. He had gone to Buffalo to celebrate a funeral mass.

A mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Annapolis.

pTC Father Nayden, who had been an associate pastor at St. Joseph'sChurch in Rochester, N.Y., for the past six months, also served churches in Boston, Philadelphia, Erie, Pa., Tobyhanna, Pa., and Buffalo, N.Y.

From his ordination in 1949 as a Redemptorist priest until the early 1960s, he served as a missionary in the Dominican Republic. He returned there to serve from 1987 until 1989 as vicar general of the diocese of San Juan de la Maguana.

He graduated from St. Mary's College in Northeast, Pa., and Mount St. Alphonsus in Esopus, N.Y. He earned a master's degree in history at the University of Scranton.

Survivors include a sister, Margaret M. Nayden of Annapolis; three brothers, Robert F. and J. Frank Nayden, both of Baltimore, and John P. Nayden of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews.

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