Father Stephen G. Olivo, S.J., died Sunday, December 5, in Regis Infirmary at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California, after a long illness. He was 75 years old. Born in Chicago, Illinois, on December 26, 1934, Steve entered the Society of Jesus at Sacred Heart Novitiate in Los Gatos on August 14, 1956. He pronounced final vows on August 15, 1973, at the Gesu in Rome. May he rest in peace!
All members of the California Province and those applied to it are to offer or celebrate one first intention Mass and members of the Jesuit Community at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center and those attached to it but living elsewhere (cf. 2011 Catalogus USA, pgs. 36-38) are to offer or celebrate one additional first intention Mass for the repose of Steve’s soul.
Mass of Christian Burial:
Friday, December 10, 10 a.m.
Mission Santa Clara
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
490 Lincoln Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Steve is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Ann Calabretta and Mrs. Viola Evola, and a brother, Mr. Salvatore (Sam) Olivo.
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