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Father Frank laid to rest

PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - One of Palm Beach County's longest serving priests was laid to rest Wednesday.

The reverend Francis Lechiara, known as "Father Frank" was remembered at a funeral mass at Saint Edward Catholic Church in Palm Beach.

He joined the Diocese of Palm Beach when it was formed in 1984.

His mission was to serve the poor. He started a food pantry and was preparing to make those meals, when he passed away in his home on May 12th.

He was 79.

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