The passing of Sir Knight and Most Reverend Louis Anthony DeSimone, Retired Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Dies At The Age Of 96. He was a Fr. Joseph C. Tomko Assembly Sir Knight for 56 years and a friend of Fr. Tomko. Bishop DeSimone attended our 2017 Fr Tomko 60th Anniversary Mass celebration. Most Reverend Louis Anthony DeSimone retired Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia, Titular Bishop of Cillium, and Pastor Emeritus of Saint Monica Parish died at Saint Thomas Monastery in Villanova on the morning of Friday, October 5th following a brief illness.A Funeral Mass was celebrated with a Knights Honor Guard at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Wednesday, October 10th with Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. as the principal celebrant.