On the 18th of April morning, after long suffering, father of His Eminence Metropolitan Vladimir – servant of God Vasile Cantarean reposed in the Lord.
This worthy person lived 93 years of humble and model life, following the teaching of the Church and giving outstanding education to his son and our Hierarch Metropolitan Vladimir.
The Panichida service and funeral of the servant of God Vasile will take place on Saturday, the 20th of April, in the Monastery of St. Knyaz Vladimir of the village Colencauti, Cernauti region, Ukraine.
His Eminence Metropolitan Vladimir received condolences from a very big number of Christians, spiritual, and political leaders, including the bishops of dioceses of the Orthodox Church of Moldova, monastic elders, priests, lay Christians, the President of Moldova Nicolae Timofti, ambassadors, party leaders, and many others.
May the Lord give rest to the soul of His servant Vasile!