Father David Kirk died in his sleep at Emmaus/Harlem amongst the homeless as he wanted.

The funeral service was held at St. Nicholas Cathedral, E. 97th Street, New York City where Fr. Igumen Joachim presided.

Father David was buried at the Cemetery of the Resurrection, Staten Island, New York. He was buried close to long time mentor Dorothy Day. Final blessings were given by Fr. Pat Mahoney and Father Pat McNulty of Madonna House.


New York Times, 6/4/07

Orthodox Church of America, 6/4/07


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