Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Thursday, June 21, 2018

obit-Ladamus RobertMILFORD – Father Robert G. Ladamus, 73 of Milford, died on Nov. 8, 2012, at home.

He was born on Nov. 7, 1939, in Bridgeport, son of the late George and Emily (Mastrangelo) Ladamus.

He graduated from Milford High School, St. Thomas Seminary in Bloomfield and Christ the King Seminary in East Aurora, N.Y. He was ordained to the priesthood by Archbishop John F. Whealon on May 23, 1970, in the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford.

Father Ladamus served as assistant pastor at St. Francis Xavier Paarish in Waterbury; Our Lady of Victory and St. John Vianney, both in West Haven; and St. Mary in Milford. He then was appointed temporary administrator of Christ the Redeemer Parish in Milford, where he was named pastor on April 26, 1995.

Father Ladamus is survived by his niece Shannon Mann and nephews Clifton "Maxi" Mann and Lonnie Mann, all of Milford; grandnieces and grandnephews Desiree Sleath, Jay Thomas Sleath and Nicholas and Jordan Pettit.

Archbishop Henry J. Mansell celebrated a Mass of Christian Burial Nov. 16 in Christ the Redeemer Church. Burial followed in St. Mary Cemetery in Milford.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Father Ladamus may be made directly to the family.