In Memoriam
Requiscat In Pace: Stephen G. Olivo, S.J.

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

 

Committal:                                         

Immediately following.

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.

Notes of condolence may be sent to the family in care of:

Mrs. Ann Calabretta,

630 Mill Road

Auburn, CA 95603

 

In Christ’s Peace,

Alfred Naucke, S.J.

Socius





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