Biography of Father Józef Werycho

Born in 1866. Graduated from St. Petersburg Seminary and was ordained in 1891. From 1894 he served as vicar of the parish in Tver, then in Tobolsk; from 1900, he tended the filial church of a parish in Staroseltse, outside Orsha; from 1923 he was dean in Orsha and also tended other parishes that had been left without priests; later served also in Velizh, and at the beginning of the 1930s became pastor of a church in Vitebsk, where he was arrested in 1933 at age 67. Fate thereafter unknown. Source: Dzwonkowski, pp. 512-513
Variant Names:
Werycho, Józef; Verykho, Iosif
Saint Petersburg (Russia); Tobolʹsk (Russia); Tverʹ (Russia); Orsha (Belarus); Vitebsk (Belarus); Velizh (Russia)
male; clergy and religious; fate unknown