Vincent Leo Jude Humfress was born Feb. 3, 1941, in Wallsend, Northumberland, England.
He studied at St. Cuthbert's College in England from 1952 to 1966 and was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle on June 5, 1966, at St. Aidan's Willington Quay, Northumberland.
Father Humfress came to the Diocese of Pueblo on May 30, 1972. He was naturalized as a citizen of the United States in November of that same year, Father Humfress changed his name to Vicente Paz en la Casa.
Father Vincente received his doctor of ministry degree on May 31, 1985. He was Pastor of St. Michael Parish form 1983 to 1987.
A funeral was celebrated Feb. 10 at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Pueblo. Burial was in San Juan Bauptista Cemetery in Florence.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mana House, 115 E. Main Street, Florence, CO 81226, or the Cañon City Pregnancy Center, 508 Greenwood Ave., Cañon City, CO 81212.
Holt Family Funeral Home handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus