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The Rev. Edward B. Hemler, St. Mark pastor, dies
The Rev. Edward B. Hemler, St. Mark pastor, dies

The Rev. Edward Bernard Hemler, a former educator who had been pastor of St. Mark Roman Catholic Church in Fallston, died Sunday of internal bleeding at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 74. Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, Father Hemler was inspired to study for the priesthood by the priests he encountered at St. Mark's Church in Catonsville. He was a teenager when he entered St. Charles Minor Seminary in Catonsville in 1951 and pursued further religious studies at St. Mary's Seminary on Paca Street, and later at St. Mary's Seminary & University in Roland Park. He was ordained into the priesthood in 1964 by Cardinal Lawrence Shehan at the Roman Catholic...

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