Michael Eugene Roverse

Augusta, GA – Born to eternal life on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, Rev. Michael Eugene Roverse, 64, Roman Catholic Priest for the Diocese of Savannah since his ordination in September 8, 1984.

Michael was born in Fayetteville, NC but moved to Augusta and graduated from Westside High School. He attended St. Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore. He earned his BA from St. Meinrad’s Seminary in Belgium, his Master of Arts in Religious Studies from Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium.

Michael’s parish assignments were St Joseph in Macon, St James in Savannah, St Anne’s in Columbus and St Teresa of Avila in Augusta, where he remained from 2000 until present.

Family members include his sister: Carla Thompson; brothers: Mark Roverse, Matthew Roverse and Gene Roverse as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents: Col. Gene and Mary Roverse and his sister: Colleen Takase.

Please no flowers, memorials may be made to St Teresa of Avila, 4921 Columbia Rd, Grovetown, GA 30813

Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com

Monday, March 20

  • 9-10:30 AM

    St Teresa of Avila, Grovetown
    Rosary and Visitation
  • 11 AM

    St Teresa of Avila, Grovetown
    Funeral Mass*
    Most Rev. Stephen D. Parkes, Presider
    Very Rev. John Johnson, Homilist
  • 12:30 PM

    St Teresa of Avila, Grovetown
    Luncheon Reception
* This Mass will be livestreamed

Tuesday, March 21

  • 10 AM

    Cathedral Basilica of St John the Baptist, Savannah
    Funeral Mass
    Most Rev. Stephen D. Parkes, Presider and Homilist
  • 11:30 AM

    Catholic Cemetery, Savannah | Priest Section