Brother Lawrence Fook Thoo, S.J., died of a heart attack on Tuesday, February 22, at O’Connor Hospital in San Jose, California, after a brief illness. He was 72 years old. Born in Penang, Malasia, on September 26, 1938, Wren entered the Society of Jesus at St. Francis Xavier Novitiate in Hong Kong on December 3, 1960. He pronounced final vows on November 7, 1971, at St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco. 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 Lawrence’s soul.
Wednesday, March 2,10:00 a.m.
Sacred Heart Jesuit Center Chapel
300 College Ave.
Los Gatos, CA 95031
following Mass of Christian Burial
Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
490 Lincoln Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Notes of condolence may be sent to:
John Thoo (brother)
10, Jalan Pow Nee
1400 Bukit Mertajam
Lisa Thoo (niece)
In Christ’s Peace,
Alfred Naucke, S.J.
To make a gift in memory of Brother Lawrence Fook Thoo, S.J., please visit https://www.jesuitscalifornia.org/SSLPage.aspx?pid=912