Javascript Menu by Deluxe-Menu.com
   
















OBITUARY

 

In Memoriam:

Deacon Mark Hoeplinger, MD

Orthodox Church in America

Obituary >

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS

The Schedule of Viewing and Services

for the repose of

Deacon Mark Hoeplinger

is available here >

A bereavement rate has been obtained at the Best Western Hotel

which is less than 10 minutes from the church.

The rate per night is $89.

To reserve a room mention "the funeral at Saint George Orthodox Church."

Best Western - On The Avenue
510 Delaware Avenue

Buffalo NY 14202
(716) 886-8333

Memory Eternal!
click on images to enlarge

 

We are deeply saddened to report that Deacon Mark Hoeplinger of Saint George Church in Buffalo NY fell-asleep in the Lord, suddenly and unexpectedly, on Thursday, October 8th while traveling overseas. An accomplished medical doctor and surgeon (otolaryngologist), Deacon Mark was a graduate of our Diocesan Diaconal Formation Program prior to ordination by Archbishop Michael. His life of service (diakonia) to others in the love of the Lord was noteworthy, as were his contagious enthusiasm, manifest joy, and ever-present smile. Our deepest sympathies are expressed to his Matushka (Dr.) Christine and to their family.

 

In addition to faithful service in his home parish, in the NY State Deanery, and throughout the diocese, Deacon Mark was an active and valued member of the Board of Trustees at Saint Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary.


Deacon (Dr.) Mark Hoeplinger graduated from St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute. He later attended SUNY Buffalo and earned his BS Cum Laude in biochemistry. He continued to Medical School at SUNY Buffalo, and on to his Internship in general surgery at Buffalo General Hospital. His residency in Otolaryngology, Head/Neck Surgery was completed at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Upon graduation from Hopkins, he was given the Samuel James Crowe Award as the most outstanding resident. He was also given a Hopkins Chair, the first time this was ever given to a resident.

 

Deacon (Dr.) Mark was Board Certified in all aspects of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Licensed in New York State and Maryland.  He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, American College of Surgeons and Associate Follow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and American Rhinologic Society.

 

Deacon (Dr.) Mark was a member of Christian Society of Otolaryngology, the Christian Medical and Dental Association and Catholic Medical Partners.

 

He was very active with his commitment to faith based medicine and volunteers once or twice annually with Faith in Practice, an overseas mission committed to medical/surgical care to indigent parts of the world. As such he has performed surgery and rendered medical care in Africa, Peru and Guatemala. Articles about his overseas medical missions have been published in multiple venues, including Buffalo Physician Magazine.

 

Deacon (Dr.) Mark Hoeplinger was, furthermore, an active participant in medical student as well as resident teaching, and has been a faculty member of the ENT Department of the University at Buffalo Medical School for over 25 years.

 

 

Saint Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary 

In Memoriam:

Deacon Mark Hoeplinger, M.D.

stots.edu/news_151008_1.html

 

 

"Grant rest eternal

in blessed repose, O Lord,

to the soul of

Your newly-departed servant,

the ever-to-be-remembered

+Deacon Mark

who has fallen asleep,

and make his memory

to be eternal!"

 

 

 

Share This:



< PreviousNext >
You might also like:



UPCOMING EVENTS
On the Diocesan Calendar

 

 

August 20, 2017

NY State Deanery

Clergy Family Picnic

Lansing NY

 

 

August 24, 2017

  Annual

   Diocesan

   YOUTH DAY

Six Flags

Great Adventure

Jackson NJ

registration >

 

 

August 26, 2017

   Annual Bike Ride

               for

  St. Andrew's Camp

   details >

 

 

August 26, 2017

NY State Deanery

Church School

Conference

Elmira Heights NY

information >

 

 

September 5-6, 2017

Annual Clergy

Conference

Wappingers Falls NY

details >

 

 

September 9, 2017

Workshop for

Readers &

Musicians

  St. Vladimir's Seminary

  Crestwood NY

   info & registration >

 

 

September 23, 2017

  Dance Performance by

 the Tamburitzans

Clifton NJ

4:00 p.m.

event flyer >

on-line tickets >

 

 

October 6-8, 2017

   Annual Conference:

   The Brotherhood of

   Saint Moses the Black

      "Closer to Christ,

   Closer to Each Other"

Princeton NJ

event flyer >

 

 

October 12, 2017

Council of Presbyters

Meeting

Bronxville NY

 

 

November 1-2, 2017

DIOCESAN

ASSEMBLY

Endicott NY

 



Diocese of New York-New Jersey
33 Hewitt Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708
914-779-6580 (Phone)
914-779-6581 (Fax)
info@nynjoca.org




 
Diocese of New York-New Jersey; 33 Hewitt Avenue; Bronxville, NY 10708; 914-779-6580

Powered by Orthodox Web Solutions