CHICAGO | Church officials say Archbishop Job, who led the Orthodox Church in America in Chicago and the Midwest, has died. He was 63.
The Rev. John Adamcio says Archbishop Job died unexpectedly on Friday in Maumee, Ohio. Adamcio, who is dean of the church's Holy Trinity Cathedral in Chicago, says the archbishop was found unresponsive in his vehicle and taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A cause of death was not immediately available from church officials.
Adamcio says the archbishop's diocese has about 6,000 members. He described the archbishop as "very well loved, very well respected."
Archbishop Job was born Richard John Osacky in 1946 in Chicago. He was ordained a priest in 1973.
Funeral services are planned in Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania next week.