Father David W. MacDonald S.J., died peacefully Tuesday, October 23, 2007, in Regis Infirmary at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, California. He was 77 years old. Born in Gary, Indiana, on May 7, 1930, Dave entered the Society of Jesus at Sacred Heart Novitiate, Los Gatos, on August 14, 1948. He pronounced final vows on August 15, 1964, at Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose, California. 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. 2007 Catalogus USA, pg. 38) are to offer or celebrate one additional first intention Mass for the repose of Dave’s soul.
Mass of Christian Burial:
Monday, October 29, 7:30 p.m.
Sisters of the Holy Names Chapel
200 Prospect Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Tuesday, October 30, 10:30 a.m.
Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
490 Lincoln Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Note: According to Dave's wishes, his body will be cremated.
Notes of condolence may be sent to:
Mr. Robert (Bob) MacDonald (brother)
9750 Valley Way
Haden, Idaho 83835
May 28, 2020 — Father Thomas W. Franxman, SJ, retired professor of Scripture and Semitic languages, died May 24, 2020 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, at the age of 87 and would have celebrated his 70th anniversary as a Jesuit later this year.