Category Archives: Fathers and Brothers

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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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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Tone Shimizu (’58) visits Bro. Zabala in Guatemala

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Hello everyone, A very brief account of my meeting with Bro. Zabala in Guatemala. But before going into that a short description of Guatemala city and the neighborhood of Santa Faz where the Marianists, 3 of them, live and work. The city has multiplied 4 times since I was there in the mid-1980’s. After the […]

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Funeral Services Held for Bro. Nomi

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Services were held on January 5, 2006 for Bro. Paul Nomi, S.M. (8/21/41-12/20/25) at the Mystical Rose Chapel on the St. Louis School/Chaminade University campus in Hawaii. He was a 1959 graduate of St. Louis High School and taught for five years at St. Joseph College (1964-69). May he rest in peace.

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Boon Oyama visits Bro. Paul Nomi’s gravesite

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January 8, 2006 Boon Oyama, president of the SJIS Alumni Association, placed flowers at the gravesite of recently deceased Bro. Paul Nomi at the Diamond Head Cemetery in Honolulu on behalf of the SJIS Alumni Association. Bro. Paul was a 1959 graduate of St. Louis High School and taught at St. Joseph College for five […]

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Bro. Enrique Zabala to be in surgery

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October 2005 Remembrance of the Community of Jesus and Mary For the alumni of Brother Enrique in Japan For their help for all our brothers. Colony of Paradise. Most graduates of the 60’s and 70’s will surely remember Bro. Enrique Zabala, the legendary coach of the invincible SJC soccer team of the 1960’s. Bro. Zabala […]

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My Years in Japan: Bro. Joseph T. Wasy

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My Years in Japan, 1959-1963; 1964-1996 by Bro. Joseph T. Wasy, S.M. It was in the month of May, 1959, that I was teaching at St. Anthony’s, Wailuku, Maui, when a letter from Father Leonard Fee, Provincial of the Pacific Province, was awaiting me in my mail box. The letter read in part “Congratulations upon […]

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Bro.Richard Dix: Remembering Bro. Boeckerman

We buried Paul Boeckerman on October 30, 2004 and these comments were made at the funeral service. Good morning. The Provincial Council would like to thank you for this opportunity to say a few words regarding Bro. Paul Boeckerman. Bro. Jim Vorndran’s introduction at the beginning said most of it. We’d like to thank especially […]

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In Memory of Bro. Paul Boeckerman

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Bro. Paul Boeckerman passed away Friday, Oct. 22nd, 2004, at age 87, after a lingering illness. He had a quadruple bypass years ago and three years ago one of the bypasses failed to function. The doctors advised against another operation due to his age thus Bro. Paul had been in ailing health for the past […]

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