[Blueboard] Death of Bro. Andrew Gonzalez, FSC

Rona Valenzuela mvalenzuela at ateneo.edu
Mon Jan 30 15:32:36 PHT 2006


Ateneo de Manila University
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT



 



                                                                                                30 January 2006

 

 

MEMO TO   :    THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY

 

       FROM   :    THE PRESIDENT

 

  SUBJECT   :    DEATH OF BRO. ANDREW GONZALEZ, FSC

 



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            This is to inform the Ateneo de Manila community of the passing away of BRO. ANDREW GONZALEZ, FSC yesterday, January 29, 2006 at 5:40 p.m. at the age of 65.  He is waked at the De La Salle University Main Chapel beginning today.  Masses will be at 7 p.m. today till Wednesday, February 1, 2006.  Funeral Mass will be on Thursday, February 2, 2006 at 9 a.m. after which will be the cremation.  His ashes will then be brought to the Brothers’ mausoleum in Lipa City.

 

            Bro. Andrew was a great leader who influenced the shape of Philippine education over the last three decades.  He was President of De La Salle University (1978-1991 & 1994-1998), Secretary of the Department of Education (July 1998 – January 2001), and President of the Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation (1991-1998).  He was also President of the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU).

 

            We thank the Lord for the gift of his life and his leadership and service and we pray that the Lord receive him into His embrace.


 

 



                                                                                        BIENVENIDO F. NEBRES, S.J.

                                                                                                         President



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