Trappist Brother Robert Wojciechowski dies at 85

MONCKS CORNER—Trappist Brother Robert Wojciechowski died Jan. 31 at Mepkin Abbey. He was 85.

2Br Robert color correctThe Mass of Christian Burial and burial were held at the abbey Feb. 7.

Brother Robert was born June 19, 1929, in Detroit, Mich., a son of Edward and Wanda Kaspzyk Wojciechowski. He entered Gethsemani Abbey in Kentucky on Dec. 17, 1950. He was sent to Mepkin Abbey on Oct. 19, 1955, and made his solemn profession of vows into the Order of the Cistercians of the Strict Observance on June 24, 1956.

He is survived by a brother, Floyd Alberts, of Flat Rock, Mich.; a sister, Margery Pupa, of St. Clair Shores, Mich.; a sister-in-law, Judy Wojociechowski, of Inman; several nieces and nephews, and his brothers in the community of Mepkin Abbey.

Condolences may be sent to the monks at: Mepkin Abbey, 1098 Mepkin Abbey Road, Moncks Corner, SC 29461.