Father John J. Perlite, S.J., died Thursday, March 25, in Regis Infirmary at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California, after a lengthy illness. He was 91 years old. Born in San Francisco, California, on November 6, 1918, John entered the Society of Jesus at Sacred Heart Novitiate in Los Gatos on July 30, 1936. He pronounced final vows on August 15, 1953, at Sacred Heart Novitiate. 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 John's soul.
Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, April 6, 10:00 a.m.
Sacred Heart Jesuit Center Chapel
300 College Ave.
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Committal: following Mass of Christian Burial Santa Clara Mission Cemetery 490 Lincoln Street Santa Clara, CA 95050
Notes of condolence may be sent to: Dr. Thomas Perlite (brother)
31 Lagunitas Dr.
San Francisco, CA 94132
Mrs. Angela Donovan (sister)
255 Country Club Dr.
Novato, CA 94949
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