Category Archives: Obituaries

In Memory of Arthur Stavrinaky

Arthur Stavrinaky, of Yuasa, Wakayama, passed away on 15th January, 2014, at the age of 74. Vladimir (Arthur) Stavrinaky was born on 17th July, 1939, to a Russian father and Greek mother in Port Arthur, present-day Lushunkou, which is part of Dalian municipality in People’s Republic of China…..

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Obituary: Motoji Fukuyama (’81) 1964-2010

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Motoji Fukuyama, Class of 1981, passed away suddenly on April 16th, 2010 in Hong Kong. Age 46. Brother of Seiichi Fukuyama, Class of 1979. He is survived by his wife Akiko (St. Maur, Class of 1983) and two children, his daughter, Raisha and his son, Joi. Motoji, or Moty as his friends call him, came […]

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Remembering our teacher, Mr. John A. Wiegnand

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By Donald Baumann ’52 Below is the email text which the SJIS Alumni Association received from Donald Baumann remembering our teacher, Mr. John A. Wiegand who passed away in Canada on October 17, 2008 at the age of 92. He was a lay teacher who taught high school English, World History and American History from […]

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Bro. Joseph Wasy passes away in California

Bro Joseph Wasy passed away on May 31, 2008 at the age of 91 in Cupertino, California after serving the Society of Mary for 71 years. Our lord in heaven has finally granted Bro Wasy to go to His side and meet Our Blessed Virgin Mary, which I am sure was his final goal when […]

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Mr. Edward de Couto passes away

Mr. Edward de Couto, passed away Feb. 10th. Eddie was the elder brother of George de Couto of the U.S. Chapter and he was a boarder at SJC right up to the beginning of WWII. Eddie`s wake will be held at St. Ignatius in Yotsuya this coming Thursday at 7:00 p.m Feb. 14th., and funeral […]

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Passing of Bro. Robert Kelly, S.M.

Your Association is sad to inform you of the passing of Bro. Robert Kelly S.M. on Feb. 1, 2008, who was always happily with us at St. Joseph’s from 1983-1996 and now forever in our hearts. In remembrance of Bro. Kelly, Your Association

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