MELBOURNE ARCHDIOCESE REPORT: Friday 3 February 2012
Fr Peter Anthony Fulton PE died at the Austin Hospital this morning,
Fr Fulton served the Church for over 41 years. He was Assistant Priest in the
Parishes of Healesville, Dandenong, South Caulfield, Doncaster and Blackburn. Fr
Fulton served in the Melbourne Overseas Mission in New Guinea during which time
he survived a plane crash which left him a paraplegic.
Later, he became a
member of staff at Corpus Christi College, Clayton. He was appointed Parish
Priest of Mount Eliza, where he remained until his resignation due to ill
health. Fr Fulton was appointed Pastor Emeritus in 2010.
The Vicar General, Bishop Les Tomlinson, said, "Those who knew Peter have a
lasting impression of his courage, perseverance and determination is coping with
his disabilities and the consequential complications to his health over many
The tentative funeral arrangements are Pontifical Funeral Mass at St
Thomas' Church, Greensborough North on Wednesday, 8th February, 2012 at 12 noon.
Confirmation of these arrangements will be published in the newspapers' funeral