Buffalonians are mourning the death of Norman Paolini, one of the founders of St. Luke’s Mission of Mercy. 

Paolini died Monday morning at 71 years old. 

A mass celebrating his life was held Monday at St. Luke’s in Buffalo. 

Michael Taheri, associate missionary with St. Luke’s Mission, joined News 4 on Monday to talk about Paolini’s contributions to the mission, and to the Buffalo community. 

Here is Paolini’s funeral information:


May 7 and 8 – Amigone Funeral Home, 2600 Sheridan Dr., Tonawanda – 4-8 p.m.

Viewing and Burial

May 9 – St. Luke’s Mission of Mercy, 325 Walden Ave., Buffalo

  • 9:30 a.m. – Viewing
  • 11 a.m. – Mass of Christian Burial