Rev. Fr. Arthur James Parrotta 80 of 3401 Ludington St. Escanaba, died in the Lord on Wednesday, January 7, 2004 at Marquette General Hospital.
Father Parrotta was born on October 2, 1923, in Caspian, Michigan. He was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Marquette on June 3, 1950, at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette, Michigan by Bishop Thomas L Noa. He received his seminary studies at the Salvatorian Seminary, St. Nazianz, Wisc.;Jordan Seminary, Menominee, Mich.; and St. Paul Seminary, St. Paul, Minn..