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Joseph John Dooling ’61, AKA Jack, Joe, JoeJack, died February 19, 2020. In lieu of flowers, gifts in Jack’s honor may be made to The Dooling Family Scholarship Fund at Santa Clara University.

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Actor, director, producer, and professor at the University of Southern California School of Dramatic Arts, Michael Keenan ’61 founded his love of the arts as a boy chorister with the San Francisco Opera. After earning his B.A. at Santa Clara, Michael directed at institutions across the country, including the Old Globe Theatre, the Pasadena Playhouse, […]

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Michael Hankal ’61, MBA ’70 was a rare kind of success story. Placed in an orphanage with his older brother James Hankal ’59 by their father after their mother died, the boys were later adopted by Helen Souders. She moved from the Central Valley to San Jose so they could attend Bellarmine College Prep. Both worked […]

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Thomas Foster, S.J., ’61 was born on New Year’s Day, 1938, in Rawalpindi, then a part of pre-partition India, now Pakistan. He spent a few years in Sumatra and later attended St. Joseph’s College, a high school operated by the Marist Brothers in Sydney, graduating in 1956. He came to the U.S. and attended Menlo […]

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Geoffrey Donovan Aggeler ’61 was born on Sept. 26, 1939, in Berkeley, the only child of William Ford Aggeler and Shirley Donovan Aggeler. When he was 2 years old, the three moved to Santa Barbara, where he attended Catholic grade and high school. During his childhood he also lived with his maternal grandparents, John Joseph […]

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Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and raised in Ambridge, Joseph B. Bufalini ’61 served his country in the Navy on the USS Tarawa from 1954 to 1957. He also served as a lector, cantor, and Eucharistic minister and was a faithful parishioner of St. Christopher Church for over 40 years. He died on July 10, 2019, […]

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Robert “Bob” Accinelli ’61 was born and raised in San Francisco and educated in parochial schools. He obtained a B.A. in history from SCU, where he graduated summa cum laude and was class valedictorian. He then went on to complete his master’s and Ph.D. in history from UC Berkeley, were he met his wife, Nancy, […]

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Danville resident Anthony “Tony” Benedict de Bellis ’61 was born and raised in San Francisco, the youngest of Roberta and Frank V. de Bellis’s three children. He attended St. Ignatius High School in San Francisco and received a B.S. in physics from SCU and an M.S. in physics from Purdue University in Indiana. He taught […]

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Patrick O’Leary Doherty ’61 was born July 22, 1939, in Seattle to Bruce and Jean Doherty. After his family relocated to Portland he attended Ainsworth Elementary and Lincoln High School. Pat guided his Lincoln High teams to state championships in both basketball and baseball. He then attended SCU, where he earned a bachelor’s. After college […]

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Donald C. Flohr ’61 was born in Sonoma on Jan. 27, 1940, to Wilma and Melvin Flohr. He grew up in Petaluma and Santa Rosa alongside his two brothers, Mel (Trigger) Flohr and Bill Flohr. After graduating from Santa Rosa High School, Don attended SCU, where he also coached football at St. Martin. Subsequent to […]

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Phillip Scott Ryan ’61 was born in San Francisco on Oct 18, 1939. When he was 7 years old, his father, a court reporter, took him out of school so he could watch criminal trials, and especially the work of celebrated San Francisco attorneys like James Martin McGinnis, Jake Erlich, and Vincent Hallinan. He learned […]

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James Richard Mooney ’61 was born in Bend, Oregon. After graduation, he married Kathy, his wife of 56 years, and joined the Air Force. After serving four years as a first lieutenant, Jim worked in the lumber industry with Louisiana Pacific and later as a credit manager for Cal Wood Door. He died on May […]

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Beloved former mayor Dennis Kennedy ’61, whose passion for the future of Morgan Hill was as much a hobby as a livelihood, died after a 10-month battle with brain cancer on March 28, 2016, at his home in east Morgan Hill with his son, Matthew Kennedy, by his side. Before becoming mayor of Morgan Hill […]

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Michael Briski J.D. ’61 lived the American Dream. He was born in the coal town of Van Houten, New Mexico, in 1936 to George and Zella Briski. The family moved to Mountain View in the early 1940s when Michael’s father decided that the next mine cave-in might be his last. He attended Mountain View High […]

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A man who loved and served God, Desmond T. Coffee ’61 was born in Visalia, California, to Earl J. and Genevieve Coffee. His California legacy stretched back many generations, as his family had been early settlers of Madeira, California. He achieved Eagle Scout and enjoyed attending one of the big Boy Scout Jamborees held at […]

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Jon Edmund Jagger ’61, our beloved husband, father, Papa, and friend lost his battle with brain cancer on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the age of 77. Born in Phoenix to James and Elizabeth (Billings) Jagger, Jon attended St. Matthews & St. Francis, Brophy Prep and Santa Clara University. Upon returning from college in 1961 […]

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Jeremiah John Lynch II ’61 died peacefully in Boise, Idaho on Tuesday, Jan. 17, surrounded by his immediate family. He is survived by his high school sweetheart and loving wife of 55 years, Kathryn Berkeley Lynch and their five children: Jack Lynch, Kelly Lynch Tonkin, Jay Lynch, Kevin Lynch and Sally Lynch Randall ’91. He […]

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John Hall ’61 died on July 15, 2015 at the age of 77; a resident at that time of Roseville, CA. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on 2-11-38. Came to CA in 1949. Went to Bellarmine High School in San Jose, class of ’56. He is survived by brother Tom Hall ’61. John has […]

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James Patrick Connolly ’61, M.S. ’72 was born in Oakland in 1938 to James P. and Mamie W. Connolly. He attended Napa Union High School and graduated in 1956 and married Sharon in 1997. James passed away in San Jose on February 2, 2015. He was a retired engineer and manager whose career spanned 49 […]

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James P. McGonigle ’61, 74, of Longboat Key, Fla., passed away June 2, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, James P. McGonigle, and his mother, Irene M. McGonigle. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Clara A. McGonigle and his brothers, Michael M. McGonigle ’63, M.D. of Fountain Hills, AZ and […]

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