Bishop Emeritus Richard Lennon passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 after having received the prayerful support of the sacraments. .He had vascular dementia. Bishop Lennon served the eight county diocese of Cleveland from May 2006 through December 2016. The wake for Bishop Lennon will begin with a prayer service at 3:00 PM Monday, November 4, 2019 at St. John’s Cathedral. Bishop Nelson Perez will preside. After the prayer service, the wake will continue until 7:00 PM. Bishop Lennon’s body will lie in state from 8:30-10:45 AM on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 AM. Bishop Perez will be the celebrant. The funeral will be live-streamed on the diocese’s website at dioceseofcleveland.org. As a result of the funeral, there will be No Noon Mass on Tuesday.