Requiscat In Pace: Father Donald P. Merrifield, S.J.
Father Donald P. Merrifield, S.J., died Thursday, February 25, at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, California. He was 81 years old. Born in Los Angeles, California, on November 14, 1928, Don entered the Society of Jesus at Sacred Heart Novitiate in Los Gatos, California, on August 14, 1951. He pronounced final vows on August 15, 1970, at Loyola University in Los Angeles. 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. 2010 Catalogus USA, pgs. 36-39) are to offer or celebrate one additional first intention Mass for the repose of Don's soul.
Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, March 9, noon
Sacred Heart Chapel
Loyola Marymount University
One LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Committal: Wednesday, March 10, 10 a.m.
Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
490 Lincoln Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Notes of condolence may be sent to: Peter Merrifield (brother)
1020 Green St. - #204
Honolulu, HI 96822
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