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Brother John Owens, RIP

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Brother John Owens, FSC, of the DENA District, died July 15, 2010 at De La Salle Hall in Lincroft, NJ.

Monday, July 19, 2010

De La Salle Hall
810 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738-1608
Viewing from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
De La Salle Chapel: La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141-1199
Viewing from 8:00 – 10:00 am
Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am

Burial in Brothers’ cemetery, Ammendale, MD at 3:00 pm
Dinner at La Salle Hall

Born James Thomas Owens in Philadelphia, PA on November 19, 1917
Entered the Ammendale Novitiate on September 20, 1936
Received the Religious Habit and Name, Brother Galdrick John on December 7, 1936
Pronounced Perpetual Vows in Ocean City, NJ, in 1943.

1937-1938     Phoenixville, PA     Protectory: teacher; prefect; scholastic
1938-1939     Pittsburgh, PA       Central Catholic H S: teacher
1939-1948     Philadelphia, PA   West Catholic Boys H S: teacher; disciplinarian
1948-1954     Philadelphia, PA   West Catholic Boys H S: vice-principal
1954-1963     Philadelphia, PA   West Catholic Boys H S: principal
1963-1967     Philadelphia, PA   La Salle College: dean of men
1964-2000     Philadelphia, PA   La Salle College/University: assistant registrar
2000-2010    Philadelphia, PA    La Salle University: retired
2010-2010    Lincroft, NJ             De La Salle Hall: retired

Brother John passed away quietly and peacefully in his room at De La Salle Hall after a brief period in hospice care. May he rest in peace.

The District will say 100 Masses. The De La Salle Hall community will say 30 Masses. Each community in the District will say one mass.