In Memoriam
Requiscat In Pace: William E. Sessing, SJ

Br. William E. Sessing, SJ, died peacefully February 6, 2008 in Regis Infirmary at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, California. He was 89 years old. Born in Rochester, Minnesota, on June 21, 1918, Bill entered the Society of Jesus at Sacred Heart Novitiate in Los Gatos on July 12, 1948. He pronounced final vows on August 15, 1959, at Loyola High School in Los Angeles, 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. 2008 Catalogus USA, pgs. 37-38) are to offer or celebrate one additional first intention Mass for the repose of Bill’s soul.

Vigil:

Sunday, February 10, 4:30 p.m.
Sacred Heart Jesuit Center Chapel
300 College Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95030

Mass of Christian Burial:

Monday, February 11, 10 a.m.
Sacred Heart Jesuit Center Chapel

Committal:

following Mass of Christian Burial
Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
490 Lincoln Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Notes of condolence may be sent to:

Annie Riley (niece)
1488 Goodrich
St. Paul, MN 55105

In Christ’s Peace,

Alfred Naucke, SJ
Socius





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