Reverend Ronald J. Piepmeyer died on July 4, 2021 in Liberty Township, Ohio. He was born on December 5, 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He received a B.S. and M.A. in History from Xavier University, Cincinnati and a M.Div. from The Athenaeum of Ohio, Cincinnati. He was ordained on May 17, 1997 at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, Cincinnati, by Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk.
Father Piepmeyer received his first assignment on June 18, 1997 as Parochial Vicar of St. Martin of Tours Parish, Cheviot. On July 2, 2001, he was appointed Parochial Vicar of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Cincinnati. He was appointed Pastor of St. Boniface Parish, Piqua commencing on July 1, 2002. On January 6, 2003, he was appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Cecilia Parish, Cincinnati. Father Piepmeyer was appointed Pastor of St. Philip the Apostle Parish, Morrow on July 1, 2003 for a period of six years, and re-appointed as Pastor on July 2, 2009, for another six-year term. Father Piepmeyer retired from active ministry on July 1, 2015.
Reception of the Body: Thursday, July 8, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 5720 Hamilton-Mason Road, Liberty Twp., Ohio 45011; (513-777-4322). Celebrant and Homilist: Reverend Patrick L. Sloneker. Visitation: immediately following until 8:00 p.m. Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. and Divine Chaplet at 7:45 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial: Friday, July 9, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church. Celebrant: Most Reverend Dennis M. Schnurr. Homilist: Reverend James J. Riehle.
Burial: Friday, July 9, 2021, immediately following Mass of Christian Burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 11000 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45249. Celebrant: Reverend Bernard J. Weldishofer. (A luncheon reception will follow the funeral at the St. Maximilian Kolbe Porter Complex.)